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By adamg - 10/10/23 - 11:15 am

Boston Police report a man was stabbed outside of the Southampton Street shelter around 3:30 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/28/23 - 9:38 am

The Globe reports City Councilor Tania Fernandes Anderson (Roxbury) had her phone taken during a mugging near Atkinson Street Saturday night as she walked around to get some first-hand Mass and Cass knowledge in advance of considering the mayor's proposal to make it easier to remove tents and other shelters there.

By adamg - 8/25/23 - 2:52 pm

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office yesterday moved to seize the 2017 BMW 750I it alleges a man sold crack out of at Mass and Cass and at the South Bay mall. Read more.

By adamg - 7/6/23 - 4:12 pm

A man was robbed and stabbed in the back in the area of Southampton and Atkinson streets around 4 p.m.

About 20 minutes later, police nabbed a possible suspect near the Newmarket commuter-rail station.

By adamg - 12/27/22 - 4:32 pm

A man with a criminal record that dates to the 1980s sold crack to at least two individuals at Atkinson and Southampton streets, then was arrested by police officers who tracked him on a bicycle to Nubian Square and a bus to Roxbury Crossing, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/21 - 11:10 am

A Mass and Cass regular is charged with fatally stabbing Ugochukwu McDonald Anaele, 29, of Houston, on Atkinson Street on Aug. 23. Read more.

By adamg - 8/25/21 - 9:48 pm

Boston Police today identified the man stabbed to death on Atkinson Street on Monday morning as Ugochukwu McDonald Anaele, 29, of Houston, TX.

Anaele was the fifth person stabbed to death in or near the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Melnea Cass Boulevard this year.

By adamg - 8/23/21 - 12:07 pm

Victim identified as Ugochukwu McDonald Anaele, 29, of Houston, TX.

Boston Police report a man was fatally stabbed this morning at 112 Atkinson St., just up from the Southampton Street shelter. Read more.

By adamg - 7/15/21 - 4:24 pm

Boston Police report arresting four people they say were selling drugs on Atkinson Street near the Southampton Street shelter yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 6/1/21 - 12:56 pm

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.

By adamg - 4/12/21 - 2:01 pm
Sue Sullivan speaks

Sue Sullivan speaks as residents wearing "Build the Bridge" shirts listen.

It was bad enough when the Long Island Bridge shut and even more drug addicts began congregating in the area of Mass and Cass, Sue Sullivan said. But now, the area has become a haven for drug sellers and people quick to settle a beef with a knife or gun, the head of the Newmarket Business Association says. Read more.

By adamg - 8/1/19 - 12:43 pm

UPDATE: One arrest made.

A guard at the South Bay House of Correction was in his car, arriving at work, this morning when he was beaten by several people on Atkinson Street, the Suffolk County Sheriff's Department reports. Read more.

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