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Humboldt Avenue

By adamg - 2/24/20 - 12:08 am
Firefighters at Humboldt Avenue fire

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 168 Humboldt Ave. in Roxbury at 6:20 a.m. on Sunday for what became a two-alarm fire that burned through the roof and displaced seven people. Read more.

By adamg - 10/9/19 - 3:00 pm

Boston Police report officers looking for a guy wanted for a Sunday armed robbery on Humboldt Avenue and Waumbeck Street found him at the Trotter School playground across the street around 5:25 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 9/28/19 - 11:07 am
Seized gun

The gun in question.

Boston Police report arresting a 14-year-old from Dorchester on gun charges yesterday after, they say, officers found him at the Trotter School playground at Humboldt Avenue and Waumbeck Street with a gun loaded with four bullets. 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 - 9/1/18 - 12:45 pm

Boston Police called out the SWAT team to arrest a man they say held somebody up at gunpoint in a Humboldt Avenue apartment building shortly before 7:20 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

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By adamg - 7/18/18 - 7:39 pm

Boston Police report arresting Ira Harrison, 26, for the murder of Christian Rivera at Humboldt Avenue and Homestead Street on July 7. Read more.

By adamg - 7/14/18 - 11:46 am
Three-car crash on Humboldt Avenue

KMV reports on a crash this morning outside 235 Humboldt Ave. (at Homestead) that left one car on top of another and a light pole down. Third car not shown because the driver tried to drive away - only to crash into a utility pole down the street, as Nurohbyx shows us: Read more.

By adamg - 7/7/18 - 3:48 pm

Victim identified as Christian Rivera, 29, of Dorchester.

Stanley Stacos reports somebody was shot at Humboldt Avenue and Homestead Street around 3:10 p.m.

Boston Police report the man was taken to a local hospital, where he died. He is Boston's 29th murder victim this year.

By adamg - 5/25/18 - 3:52 pm

After eight days of deliberation, a Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Dartanyan and Niccokawan Pledger of second-degree murder for the March 21, 2016 shooting that killed Allex Bryant on Humboldt Avenue, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 12/1/17 - 2:56 pm
Man shot in Roxbury

A person was shot around 2:15 p.m. at Seaver Street and Humboldt Avenue. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the person's injuries.

Jeff Durham, who photographed the scene, reports at least five shots were fired.

By adamg - 1/15/17 - 12:24 am

Claudia's Market, 160 Humboldt Ave. in Roxbury, was held up shortly after midnight by two men, both black, both in their mid-40s or early 50s. One wore a black jacket with a polo symbol on the left.

By adamg - 7/30/16 - 10:43 pm

Shots fired around 10:30 p.m. at Humboldt Avenue and Martin Luther King Boulevard.

By adamg - 7/24/16 - 10:37 pm

Boston Police report a man on a scooter officers started following early this morning because he was riding around Roxbury without a helmet turned out to be a carjacking victim looking for the guys who stole his SUV. Read more.

By adamg - 7/5/16 - 9:11 am

WBZ reports a man ran into an apartment-building courtyard at Humboldt Avenue and MLK Boulevard around 12:30 a.m. and opened fire, hitting three people. The Globe reports one victim is 14.

By adamg - 5/14/16 - 11:39 pm

Shortly before 11 p.m., Scan Boston reports.

By adamg - 3/21/16 - 7:59 am

Around 3 a.m., two men were shot, one fatally, on Humboldt Avenue near Munroe Street, Stanley Staco and Kevin Wiles, Jr. report. One victim was found in a car, another in a nearby apartment.

Boston Police report recovering several guns from the scene.

Photos from the scene.

By adamg - 2/18/16 - 9:11 pm

UPDATE: WHDH reports the baby died.

Around 8:40 p.m. on Humboldt Avenue at Humboldt Court.

The baby was in such bad shape the homicide unit was called in, standard for collisions where somebody might die. The mother also suffered injuries.

The driver stayed at the scene.

By adamg - 10/6/15 - 4:53 pm

Around 4:35 p.m. Several fresh gunshot holes were found in a car parked there.

By adamg - 8/19/15 - 3:31 pm

A Dorchester woman is behind bars this week after she allegedly knocked over three cops with her car after selling a guy some drugs in Roxbury, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 7/29/15 - 9:39 pm

Around 9:15 p.m. at Townsend Street and Humboldt Avenue. Police found one victim there; the second victim showed up about 1 1/2 miles away in Dorchester.

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