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By adamg - 8/17/19 - 12:36 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men for a shooting at Warren and Gaston streets yesterday afternoon that sent a man to the hospital with critical injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 4:07 pm

Around 4 p.m. on Warren Street at Gaston Street. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By adamg - 8/14/19 - 2:46 pm
Woman in orange gets on the Orange Line at Forest Hills

Forest Hills rider wore appropriate color for her ride into town from Forest Hills.

Shortly after 11 a.m., the first of the new Orange Line trains pulled out of Wellington, heading south. Around 11:40, it pulled into Forest Hills, disgorging its first load of railfans, regular T riders, T workers and a lots of reporters. Read more.

By adamg - 8/13/19 - 12:06 pm
Alexandra rendering

Architect's rendering. Not shown: Large blank wall that will face Roxbury.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved plans to refashion the historic but dilapidated Hotel Alexandra at Massachusetts Avenue and Washington Street into a 156-room, 13-floor hotel with ground-floor and roof-deck restaurants. Read more.

By adamg - 8/12/19 - 6:07 pm

A roving UHub photographer spotted this seemingly bizarre scene this morning at the old granite shop at Warren and Clifford streets in Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 8/11/19 - 12:40 pm

Victim identified as Dora Sofia Chaves, 38, wife of the man charged with murdering her.

A woman was stabbed several times around 12:15 p.m. at 32 Clarence St., off Dudley Street. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/19 - 11:21 pm

Around 11 p.m., somebody reached into a car at Dudley and Washington streets and stabbed a person inside. The person managed to get to a nearby emergency room, with minor injuries.

By adamg - 8/7/19 - 9:08 pm
Jay'da Rackard

A tearful Jay'dha Rackard explains why she's transferring from the Orchard Gardens School: Too many addicts right outside school doors.

After successfully moving homeless people and drug users away from Atkinson Street, where a South Bay correction officer was attacked last week, city officials acknowledge one result has been to simply push them into surrounding neighborhoods. Read more.

By adamg - 8/6/19 - 5:09 pm

Around 4:50 p.m. on Tremont Street at Hammond Street. Injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 8/6/19 - 9:38 am

A federal jury yesterday convicted Burhan Ud Din, 50, of Watertown, on six counts of failing to collect and pay withholding taxes at the fried-chicken take-out places he ran on Tremont Street in Roxbury and in Chelsea, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 8/5/19 - 8:10 pm

A man in a car was shot around 8 p.m. on Humboldt Avenue near Walnut Avenue. He made his way down Humboldt to Waumbeck Street, where police, responding to a ShotSpotter report, found him.

By adamg - 8/3/19 - 10:54 pm

A man was stabbed around 10 p.m. at Eustis Street and Bethune Way during a robbery attempt. Not long after, officers found a possible suspect, with a knife, about three blocks away on Warren Street near Palmer, covered in blood, some of which may have come from the cuts he had on his head and legs.

By adamg - 8/2/19 - 9:33 am

Following yesterday's attack on a corrections officer outside the South Bay jail, BPD blocked off the Methadone Mile street where it happened as officers swept the street, making 18 arrests, in a raid that even had a code name. A street sweeper was called in to clear out all the trash - after a bucket of needles was collected. Read more.

By adamg - 7/24/19 - 9:44 pm

Damien Bynoe, now 44, whose five-year DYS term for murdering another teen and an 11-year-old in 1991 forced a change in how teens can be charged for murder in Massachusetts, was indicted by a federal grand jury today on new drug and gun charges even as he remains on probation for a 2009 cocaine-distribution conviction, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 7/20/19 - 11:24 am

The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire that broke out at 52 Rockland St. around 4 a.m. killed a resident. Read more.

By adamg - 7/18/19 - 10:59 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today dismissed a suit by the daughter of a woman paralyzed when shot on a road through the Orchard Gardens development in 2013, saying that because the road is a public way, the management company for the complex was not legally liable for her death, even if it had been hired on a promise to make the place safer. Read more.

By adamg - 7/17/19 - 12:16 pm

Shortly after midnight, WCVB reports.

By adamg - 7/17/19 - 11:10 am

The Dorchester Reporter brings us up to date on city planning to improve traffic, public transit and safety along the street (no, bringing back a trolley is not on the table).

By adamg - 7/16/19 - 12:06 am

WBZ reports that the girl who was shot in Mary Hannon Park along with a 35-year-old man is the daughter of suspect Nathas Jacquecine and niece of suspect Ian King. The older victim will likely be paralyzed for life.

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