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By adamg - 3/14/19 - 3:39 pm

On Walnut Avenue near Fenno Street around 1:20 p.m., per Boston EMS Incidents and Monica Cannon-Grant.

By adamg - 12/6/17 - 9:57 am
Tom Brady pedestrian-crossing sign

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.

By adamg - 8/20/17 - 9:43 pm

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.

By adamg - 5/20/17 - 12:14 pm

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.

By adamg - 1/2/17 - 7:43 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say stole a car this afternoon by indicating to the driver and a passenger that he had a gun. Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/16 - 10:59 pm

At least three rounds on Walnut at Abbotsford, around 10:45 p.m.

By adamg - 1/1/16 - 5:36 pm

Updated with BPD info.

Boston Police report arresting three teens they say used a replica gun to rob two acquaintances and beat one around 4:15 p.m. at Walnut Park and Walnut Avenue. Read more.

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 - 7/19/15 - 12:49 pm

Around 12:35 a.m. behind the Ellis School at Walnut and Westminster avenues. Described as Hispanic, thin, wearing a black top.

By adamg - 4/22/15 - 3:55 pm

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.

By adamg - 10/9/14 - 7:06 pm

Stanley Staco reports gunfire erupted around 6:10 p.m. at Walnut Avenue and Elmore Street. Unclear if there was a victim at this point.

By adamg - 9/4/14 - 5:52 pm

Around 5:20 p.m. at Walnut and Westminster avenues. The truck turned up on American Legion Highway in Roslindale.

By adamg - 4/9/14 - 6:58 pm
Roasted chicken

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.

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