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By adamg - 8/15/19 - 11:50 am

Boston Police report gang-unit officers told to be on the lookout for a Chelsea man with a violent record who was possibly armed with a gun found him around 10 p.m. yesterday on Chilcott Place, off Washington Street in Jamaica Plain: Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/19 - 2:51 pm

On June 10, I posted that a man had been shot at Egleston Pizza on Washington Street in Egleston Square. In fact, he had been stabbed several times on the sidewalk outside and only went into the pizza place to seek help. Read more.

By adamg - 6/10/19 - 10:42 pm
Detectives at Egleston Pizza

Detectives investigate stabbing. Photo by Sean Ryan.

Editor's note: Post updated to reflect fact victim was stabbed, not shot, and that the stabbing happened on the street.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed repeatedly on Washington Street near Columbus Avenue, around 8:25 p.m.

According to police, two men came up to the victim and stabbed him. He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after getting himself into Egleston Pizza to seek help.

By adamg - 5/15/19 - 5:43 pm

Boston Police report a man trying to evade getting arrested on several warrants in Egleston Square around 10:30 this morning was hit by the same car that hit the officer as the two ran across Washington Street. Read more.

By adamg - 5/15/19 - 11:11 am

WFXT reports a police officer running after a man wanted for warrants on Washington Street in Egleston Square was hit by a car. Read more.

By adamg - 5/9/19 - 9:41 pm
Keegan the accelerang sniffing fire dog

Investigators, including Keegan, the accelerant-sniffing fire dog, look for clues to fire's cause. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department report a three-alarm fire at 3118 Washington St. that broke out shortly before 5 p.m. caused an estimated $1 million in damage both to that building and to a nearby building on Weld Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 3/26/19 - 7:45 pm
Turkey on a Tesla

Rocco Giustino spotted this turkey asserting its dominance over an electric car in Dorchester's Polish Triangle today.

Meanwhile, down in Egleston Square, Gio Valencia-Corredor spotted a turkey twosome pondering a McMeal: Read more.

By adamg - 3/18/19 - 5:24 pm

David Delacruz, 31, pleaded guilty last week to assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, assault and battery on a disabled person, assault and battery for the purposes of intimidation, and violation of a victim’s civil rights for an incident in 2017 in which he knocked a woman out of her wheelchair, then stabbed her repeatedly, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 2/1/19 - 9:30 pm

One car was hit during an incident shortly after 9 p.m. outside 71 Westminster Ave., in which as many as nine shots may have been fired. No people were hit.

By adamg - 1/20/19 - 3:06 pm

Boston Police report charging Victor Rodriguez, 28, with murder following a gun battle that left Carl Reynolds, 28, dead Friday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 8/2/18 - 10:30 pm

The Mobil station at Columbus Avenue and Washington Street was held up around 10:15 p.m. The suspect is described as a black male, 5'3" with a slim build and wearing a blue T-shirt and black pants, who fled on foot.

By adamg - 8/2/18 - 10:02 pm

On Wardman Road, off Westminster Avenue, around 9:55 p.m.

By adamg - 6/14/18 - 5:28 pm

Stabbed several times, around 5:20 p.m. outside 9 Notre Dame St., off Washington Street.

By adamg - 5/30/18 - 10:12 pm

Boston and Transit Police are investigating how a man wound up stabbed and on an inbound Orange Line train that pulled into Back Bay around 10 p.m.

The man was stabbed at 10 Atherton St. in Egleston Square, then walked to Jackson Square - where he got on the T.

By adamg - 3/26/18 - 8:50 am
MBTA and school bus after crash in Egleston Square

Photo of T bus by Rick Macomber, photo of school bus by Jenn Brandel.

Updated with statement by Transit Police.

Transit Police report the driver of a 44 bus didn't stop for a flashing red light at Columbus Avenue and Washington Street around 5:45 a.m. and ran into a BPS school bus already in the intersection. Read more.

By adamg - 3/25/18 - 12:57 pm

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.

By adamg - 3/21/18 - 11:28 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Gate on Washington Street in Egleston Square has closed its doors, barely 11 months after it opened as a replacement for the shuttered James's Gate on South Street.

The building housing the Gate was posted for sale today.

By adamg - 1/1/18 - 3:10 pm

A man walked into the McDonald's on American Legion Highway in Roslindale around 2:45 p.m., ordered some chicken, then grabbed money out of the register and fled. About ten minutes later, a man walked into the McDonald's on Washington Street in Egleston Square and pulled the same stunt. Read more.

By adamg - 12/12/17 - 2:13 pm
Egleston Square proposal

Architect's rendering.

The Board of Appeal today approved the Elizabeth Stone House's proposal for a 32-unit apartment building at 3012 Washington St., on the Roxbury side of Egleston Square, in which all the units would be rented as affordable. Read more.

By adamg - 11/17/17 - 5:42 pm

WBZ reports on the incident this afternoon on School Street - in which a police officer fired a shot at the fleeing gunman's car, a white Audi, after the driver backed into him. He was not seriously injured.

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