Boston Police report arresting a South Boston man and seizing a gun they found on him after gunfire along Heath Street across from the Mildred Hailey Apartment left three vehicles and one residence with fresh gunshot damage Tuesday night. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting a Randolph man and a Jamaica Plain 17-year-old on gun charges early this morning after foot chases, one of which ended when the suspect tripped and fell, allowing pursuing cops to catch up to him. Read more.
Boston Police report arresting Joseph Kayode, 32, of Lynn on a charge of homicide by motor vehicle while operating under the influence for a crash on Columbus Avenue at Heath Street on Dec. 22. Read more.
Suffolk County prosecutors won't be able to use a gun and ammunition as evidence against a man facing gun charges after his arrest at the Heath Street rotary because the Supreme Judicial Court has ruled the car he was driving should never have been searched. Read more.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that a wiretapped statement by an H-Block associate charged with murdering a young teen in a feud with the rival Heath Street gang can be used against him because H-Block is involved with the sort of "organized crime" for which state law allows wiretaps.
Heath Street response. Photo by a roving UHub photographer.
Resident of the apartment building at 209 Heath St. were forced into the chill night air around 6:30 p.m. due to a fire in one unit. The Hennigan School across the street opened its cafeteria to residents so they could stay warm while awaiting the all clear from BFD.