Somebody keeps running over the school-crossing sign near the Ellis School on Walnut Avenue in Roxbury. WalkBoston reports some enterprising soul - teacher Sam Balto - has put TB12's visage atop the sign to see if that can keep it safe.
UPDATE: Boston Police report Nakieka Taylor, 30, later died.
Around 9:35 p.m. in the rear of a house on Walnut Avenue near Circuit Street. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.
Boston Police report gang-unit officers who thought a particular teen from Dorchester might be carrying a gun were proven right twice when they stopped him at 158 Walnut Ave. in Roxbury around 10:10 p.m. yesterday and found him carrying two guns - a Ruger .45 caliber firearm and a Taurus 9mm. Read more.
At least three rounds on Walnut at Abbotsford, around 10:45 p.m.
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.
Around 12:35 a.m. behind the Ellis School at Walnut and Westminster avenues. Described as Hispanic, thin, wearing a black top.
Boston Police report detectives rushed to a Franklin Park playground off Walnut Avenue yesterday morning when somebody playing with several young children noticed a gun just lying at the base of a tree.
The Smith & Wesson .41 Magnum revolver ... was fully loaded and the hammer was cocked. The firearm was rendered safe and recovered by detectives.
Around 5:20 p.m. at Walnut and Westminster avenues. The truck turned up on American Legion Highway in Roslindale.
A concerned citizen complains about the stuff he or she is forever finding on a bench along the 44 bus route on Walnut Avenue in Roxbury:
This time it's a whole roasted chicken. BTW the 44 is so slow I think the chicken was alive when it started waiting.