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By adamg - 9/17/20 - 9:51 pm

Northeastern University announced tonight that it's reversed its decision to make 11 first-year students found in a room together forfeit roughly $28,000 in payments if they decide to re-enlist at the school for the spring - the money will instead go towards the cost of being at Northeastern then. Read more.

By adamg - 9/17/20 - 11:34 am

Black teens and young adults have legitimate reasons to try to run away from police in Boston, but prosecutors can use testimony by the officers who arrested Tykorie Evelyn after he ran away from them - and present the gun they found in evidence - when he comes up for trial for the 2017 murder of Khisean Desvarieux outside the Orchard Gardens Community Center Boys and Girls Club in Roxbury, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/20 - 5:36 pm
Architect's rendering of 11 East Lenox St.

Rendering by Monte French Design Studio.

Two developers have filed plans with the BPDA for a seven-story, 34-unit apartment on what is now a parking lot off East Lenox Street, near Washington Street. Read more.

By adamg - 9/10/20 - 1:53 pm

The Nubian Summer Drive-In, which officially launches tonight, will show movies through October on a 40-foot-screen at the former Bartlett Yard bus yard at 2565 Washington St. Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/20 - 9:54 pm

Around 9:40 p.m. where Waverly, Warren and Copleland streets meet. No reports of injuries or damage to nearby buildings or cars.

By adamg - 9/8/20 - 9:50 pm
Lit drones over Northeastern

Edward Orde caught Northeastern University's convocation for the beginning of the school year, which featured a show of illuminated drones.

By adamg - 9/7/20 - 11:06 am
Shot-up Jeep

Shot-up Jeep. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a man escaped serious injury early Sunday when somebody started firing at his Jeep from just a few feet away, in what might have been a case of mistaken identity in the area of Harold and Seaver streets in Roxbury. Read more.

By adamg - 9/5/20 - 9:47 pm
Detective about to put a gun in a box in Roxbury

Detective storing gun found in car on Malcolm X Boulevard. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston Police report arresting two men they say were wandering around Roxbury Friday and early today, one on foot, the other in a gold BMW. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/20 - 10:37 am

The Daily Free Press reports on a protest along Mass. Ave. yesterday.

James W. Hills videoed the protest: Read more.

By adamg - 8/31/20 - 9:38 pm

If so, Boston Police have it and would love to talk to you about how it wound up in a dumpster at 58 Annunciation Rd. this morning.

By adamg - 8/28/20 - 9:33 am
Girl found by police, EMTs

Live Boston reports on the successful two-hour BPD search for a 4-year-old Roxbury girl that ended when the girl convinced the officer holding her hand to skip with her to the ambulance that would take her to a local hospital for a quick check.

By adamg - 8/26/20 - 12:51 pm

The Boston Public Library announced yesterday it's partially re-opening the computer room at the Copley Square central library, where people can now sign up for two-hour slots to use socially-distanced computers. Read more.

By adamg - 8/26/20 - 11:37 am

Boston Police report arresting two Canton residents - already facing drug charges in Quincy - on gun charges after last night's Martin Luther King Boulevard volleys that sent one bullet into a Kensington Street living-room wall and left three streets strewn with a total of 32 shell casings. Read more.

By adamg - 8/25/20 - 9:48 pm

Update: Two arrested on gun charges.

Police have recovered some 30 shell casings on either side of Martin Luther King Boulevard near Kensington Street from a hail of gunfire around 9:15 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/20 - 9:36 pm

Following Tanjim Siam's death this weekend, the man already charged with shooting him was ordered held without bail today at his arraignment for murder, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 8/21/20 - 2:23 pm

Northeastern has set up a Covid-19 dashboard to post daily updates on its testing and positivity numbers. Read more.

By adamg - 8/21/20 - 9:21 am
Walk-through, lantern-lit giant shark at Franklin Park

Greg Cook takes us on a tour of Boston Lights, a series of 50 lantern-lit fabric statues of animals at the Franklin Park Zoo that will be on display through Nov. 1.

By adamg - 8/20/20 - 12:02 pm
Alexis Peguero

The US Attorney's office reports that Alexis "King Looney" Peguero, 29, pleaded guilty to a RICO charge for his role as second in command of the Devon Street Kings, a Latin Kings chapter whose alleged members included Shaun Harrison, the English High School dean convicted in 2018 of shooting one of his students in the back of the head. Read more.

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