A Roxbury man was arraigned last week on charges he hit a pedestrian at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard on Jan. 20, stopped, then drove away, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
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Update: The man was pushing a wheelchair, not in one, when he hit and killed, the Suffolk County DA's office reports, adding police have identified a "vehicle of interest."
Live Boston reports a driver hit a man in a wheelchair on Melnea Cass Boulevard near Massachusetts Avenue, dragged him down the road, then drove off, leaving the man to die, sometime before 11 p.m. Read more.
Developer plans new residential units, church upgrade at corner of Melnea Cass Boulevard and Tremont Street in Roxbury
The Archdiocese of Boston's housing-development wing recently told the BPDA it will soon file detailed plans for a three-building residential complex at the intersection of Tremont Street and Melnea Cass Boulevard that will include 217 residential units and the renovation of St. Katharine Church's ministry space. Read more.
Board approves transformation of Nubian Square parking lots into new cultural, dining, residential and lab training spaces
The Zoning Board of Appeal today two new complexes between Washington Street and Harrison Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard and Palmer Street in Nubian Square on land that had mostly been used as parking lots for decades following widespread demolition for urban renewal and a highway that never got built. Read more.
Live Boston went for a drive down Mass. Ave. last night. WBUR goes for a walk through Mass and Cass. Read more.
Men from as far away as Orlando, FL charged with soliciting Mass and Cass prostitutes who turned out to be undercover cops
A Boston Police officer and a state trooper posing as prostitutes Tuesday night into Wednesday snared 13 men who tried to pick them up for sex at Mass and Cass - offering to pay in either cash or drugs - the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Driver mugged behind the wheel after two guys jump into his car outside Boston Medical Center, DA says
A man in his car on Northampton Street outside Boston Medical Center was robbed Tuesday afternoon by two men who jumped into his car - with one of them removing his key while the other put him in a chokehold, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
More housing, services as Boston tries to shrink Mass and Cass; plan will include new 'day centers' in other neighborhoods
Mayor Wu today announced the city's "warm weather" plan to deal with Mass and Cass: Basically, more services decentralized across the city, with transportation to get people from the troubled intersection to new "day centers" in other neighborhoods. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting a California man on gun charges at Melnea Cass Boulevard and Harrison Avenue in Roxbury after apparent gunfire at Olney Street and Geneva Avenue in Dorchester shortly before 11 p.m. on Friday. Read more.
Boston Police have released a photo of a man they say threatened somebody with a knife inside Tropical Foods on Melnea Cass Boulevard around 8:45 p.m. on Friday.
If he looks familiar, you can contact detectives at 617-343-4275 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).
17-year-old arrested on gun charges at Mass and Cass; his pal, even younger, charged with drug trafficking, police say
Man arrested as Methadone Mile drug dealer is released, arrested again as Methadone Mile drug dealer two weeks later; DA vows crackdown
Three men face a total of 36 drug and gun charges related to alleged Mass and Cass drug dealing this year following their indictment by a Suffolk County grand jury last week, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office, which add it now has warrants for police to arrest 40 more people for dealing drugs along Methadone Mile. Read more.
Three officers injured while arresting Mass/Cass robbery suspect - two from the pepper spray they used to try to control him - police say
Victim identified as Jamaal Chin-Clarke, 40.
Boston Police report a man was stabbed at Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard around 5:45 a.m. Read more.
Driver hits ambulance at Mass and Cass, runs away, is arrested on a rooftop, removed via fire ladder, police say
Boston Police report arresting seven men in recent days on charges they sold a variety of drugs, including fentanyl, crack, marijuana and Gabapentin, in the area of Melnea Cass Boulevard and Massachusetts Avenue. Police add that another 25 people will be summonsed to court to face drug-possession charges after they finish addiction treatment.
Live Boston reports a worker was stabbed in the leg at Tropical Foods, 450 Melnea Cass Blvd. shortly before 5:20 p.m. on Monday by a man store workers said had been shoplifting moments earlier.
The worker confronted the man as he tried to leave the store, a fight broke out and the man got out a knife, workers said. The man was transported in a police wagon to the B-2 station for booking; the worker was transported in an ambulance to a local hospital.
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