Five shots fired on Waldren Road about 9:40 p.m. One car hit.
A man was shot on Blue Hill Avenue near Wayne Street around 1 p.m. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.
Southbound traffic was being diverted at Geneva Avenue.
The Boston Fire Department reports one firefighter suffered non-life-threatening injuries at a fire that broke out early this morning in an unoccupied house at the rear of 41 Walnut Park in Roxbury.
The Board of Appeals today approved a 14-unit building cooked up by Darryl Settles and his partner for the corner of Alpine and Regent streets. Read more.
The Community Development Corp. of Boston has filed plans with the BPDA to make an office building at the corner of Washington and Thorndike streets taller and wider, and convert it to mainly residential space, with retail space on the ground floor. Read more.
WBUR reports on the closing of Sonny Walker's on Warren Street.
A federal judge yesterday sentenced Patrick Keogan, 46, to five years in federal prison for offenses that included threatening to burn down the Islamic Society of Boston mosque at Roxbury Crossing, after federal prosecutors asked for a stiff sentence in part to show other racists what they can expect. Read more.
KMV reports a man was shot on Westminster Avenue near Washington Street early this morning. Somebody put him in a car and wound up at Blue Hill Avenue and Warren Street, where police were investigating an unrelated crash. EMTs were summoned, the man was taken to the hospital in bad shape - the homicide unit was called in due to the severity of his injuries.
It took some 45 minutes for all the marchers who started at Madison Park to fill into the Common, through a single entrance and past a BPD SWAT vehicle to join the thousands of people already waiting for them for a rally for gun control, against the NRA and against the bloodshed that happens time and time again - not just at high schools in well off towns, but in the streets of Roxbury, where Tarek Mroue was shot to death in a road-rage incident. Read more.
Boston Police are investigating how two people wound up stabbed in a residence on East Cottage Street at Norfolk Avenue around 3 a.m. on Monday.
Police say that as police arrived, both victims were still inside. Both suffered injuries not considered life threatening. Neither could provide a suspect description before they were transported to the hospital, police say.
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted James Paige, 51, on a charge of first-degree murder for the September, 1987 murder of Dora Brimage, 19, whose body was found in a building under renovation on Warren Street. Read more.
The Board of Appeals today formally accepted Suffolk Construction Co.'s decision to withdraw its application to put a helipad on a parking lot across the street from its headquarters on Allerton Street in Roxbury.
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