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Police ask for help solving murder of Roxbury teen
Boston police are asking for the public's help to solve the murder of 17-year-old Adrian Gonzalez of Roxbury, who was shot and killed early in the morning on Saturday, Sept. 6. Gonzales was found at the corner of Wardman Road and Walnut Park about 12:30 a.m., police said.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
First-degree murder charge against Dorchester man dropped after key witness dies in jail
Homicide Watch Boston reports the Suffolk County District Attorney's office dropped the charge against Eric Barnes after the May death of a woman in the South Bay House of Corrections who was going to testify against Barnes. Barnes and two other men were charged with murdering Brousseau Normil , 20, of Cambridge, whose body was found stuffed in the back seat of a rental car on Langdon Street in Roxbury in 2013.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Rape Suspect Re-Indicted Using New DNA Test
Suffolk County prosecutors have re-indicted Dwayne McNair, a suspect of two rapes, using a new DNA test created by German company Eurofins Scientific . McNair, 33, of Jamaica Plain and Dedham, was released in April from an eight-count indictment that charged him with raping two young women with accomplice Anwar Thomas in 2004, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Spokesman Jake Wark.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
BPD Investigating Sexual Assault on South End Girl
Police are looking for a man who they say sexually assaulted a South End girl Sunday evening near Shawmut Avenue and Brandon Harris Way in Roxbury. The male suspect allegedly approached a group of playing children around 8 p.m. and "indecently assaulted" the girl before fleeing on foot.
A Look Back at Boston's Busing Crisis, 40 Years Later
Forty years ago on June 21, 1974, Judge W. Arthur Garrity ordered the Boston School Committee to desegregate Boston Public Schools, ruling the committee had maintained de facto segregation - about 20 years after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education Supreme Court ruling, which concluded "separate educational facilities are inherently unequal."
Roxbury residents beg cops to quell violence in area
People living where a teen was fatally shot Saturday in Roxbury pleaded for cops to quell neighborhood violence yesterday while a local pastor called for police and the community to unite in an effort to solve the boy's murder. "When a younger person that age gets killed - the police and the community have to make it a priority," said the Rev.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Friends light candles to honor slain Roxbury teen
The brother of a Roxbury teen who was gunned down on Wardman Road early yesterday was consoled by a small crowd of friends who gathered to light candles at a memorial near the scene of the deadly shooting and recalled a young man who was well-liked in the neighborhood. "He was truly amazing, there's nobody out here who would say a bad thing ," said Mafta Sanor, 19, who lived across the street from where the shooting took place and said she knew 17-year-old Adrian Gonzalez for 8 years.
Man stabbed in Roxbury Friday night
A man suffered injuries considered to be life-threatening on Friday night after he was stabbed in Roxbury, police said. The man, whose name and age were not released, was stabbed on Perrin Street at 8:21 p.m., according to Boston police spokeswoman Neva Coakley.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Temple Hillel B'nai Torah for High Holy Day services
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Fri Aug 29, 2014
The last hours of Dawnn Jaffier
Dawnn Jaffier's boyfriend, Joel Pires, held a costume she was supposed to wear the day she was fatally shot.
SJC upholds conviction in 2006 murder
The state's highest court has left intact the second degree murder conviction of Rodrick J. Taylor, who strangled 19-year-old Dominque Samuels in their Roxbury rooming house and then set her body on fire in Franklin Park to eliminate forensic evidence.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Globe columnist doesn't know first thing about raising kids in 'the city'
Shirley Leung's column about why she and her husband left the South End for the suburbs is actually a decent enough piece about the problems faced by people who live in the South End who decide to have children.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Two men arrested after Boston man stabbed in Cambridge
Two men were arrested after a Boston man was stabbed in the lower back early this morning in Cambridge, authorities said.