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  1. Dorchester woman charged with driving car into Boston police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Boston.com

    A 36-year-old Dorchester woman allegedly drove her car into three Boston police officers who wanted to question her, after they spotted a man allegedly making a drug deal with her in Roxbury last weekend, authorities said. Samara Figueroa was behind the wheel of her car near Walnut and Humboldt avenues in Roxbury about 11 p.m. on Aug. 15, when a man identified as Juan Ortiz was spotted as he leaned into the car, an action that Boston police considered a sign he was participating in a drug deal, authorities said.

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  2. Police officials, organizers call for peaceful celebrationRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Boston Herald

    A crystal-clear swimming pool sat almost empty yesterday in 90-degree heat in Roxbury a day after shots were fired on a memorial tribute to a murder victim, spurring Police Commissioner William B. Evans to plead with community residents to come forward with tips - and to come back to the park. "The city should be outraged when kids feel threatened.

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  3. Commissioner Evans: Boston 'Should be Outraged' by Pool ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Patch.com

    Boston Police Commissioner William Evans, along with other officers, returned to the site of a Roxbury shooting to share ice cream with community members in the area of Martin Luther King Boulevard Tuesday. On Monday, gunfire erupted on a memorial tribute to a murder victim.

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  4. Mayor, police official set to walk streets after recent violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Boston.com

    Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Police Commissioner William B. Evans said they will walk along Heath Street Wednesday evening to speak to residents and young people in an effort to address the recent spate of gun violence that claimed three lives in the city last week. "We want to talk to residents and see what their concerns are and talk to the youth and see what's going on out there," said Evans, who spent Tuesday afternoon handing out ice cream to children in front of a Roxbury community center where gunfire erupted Monday.

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  5. Neighborhood fact sheet: Longwood Medical AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Boston.com

    ... here: Allston , Brighton , Chinatown , East Boston , Fenway , Longwood Medical Area , Mission Hill , North End , Roxbury , West End . *Delivery restaurants do not need to physically be in the neighborhood in question. They must deliver to an address ...

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  6. BPD commish visits pool shooting scene: 'City should be outraged'Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Boston Herald

    A crystal-clear swimming pool sat almost empty today in 90-degree heat in Roxbury a day after shots were fired on a memorial tribute to a murder victim, spurring Boston Police Commissioner William B. Evans to plead with members of the community to come forward with tips - and to return to the park. "The city should be outraged when kids feel threatened.

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  7. SJC ruling clears way for trial in gruesome 2004 murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    ... man, who had been working at a dental clinic before his arrest, was taken into custody at his workplace in Roxbury in June 2011. Jules was a pretty, Haitian-American woman who worked as a secretary at the Children's Museum at the time of her death. ...

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  8. Gunfire erupts near slaying victim's memorial serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 17 | Boston.com

    The event was a memorial Angel Oller, shown in this photo on display at a Roxbury youth organization, who was gunned down last week. It was supposed to be an uplifting moment at the Melnea A. Cass Recreational Complex in Roxbury, with friends and family spending the afternoon celebrating the life of a young man cut down in a hail of gunfire Wednesday night.

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  9. Gearing up Get ready to bike to workRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Boston.com

    ... organization. Stidman says the Boston Cyclists Union also sells helmets for $5 at their offices at 375 Dudley St. in Roxbury. Stidman also recommends bike lights and reflective tape to accent your bike and/or clothes and accessories so you can be ...

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  10. Iowa man pleads guilty to threatening Boston Islamic groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 6 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... countries. Under a plea agreement made public Thursday, Ledford admitted he targeted the group, which is located in Roxbury, Massachusetts, and operates a mosque and other services, because of its religious affiliation. That means his recommended ...

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  11. Boston Globe Photos Boston is rife with untracked tax breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Boston.com

    The new Millennium Tower rising above Downtown Crossing enjoys a property tax break. So does a pale blue three-bedroom duplex on Dudley Street in Roxbury.

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  12. Five-year-old girl hit by vehicle in RoxburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 1 | Boston.com

    A five-year-old girl was rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after being struck by a vehicle in Roxbury Saturday afternoon, police said. Officers responded to 48 Hazelwood St. at about 5:20 p.m., said Officer James Kenneally, who could not confirm where the girl was hospitalized.

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  13. 2-year-old recovering after fall from window in RoxburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Boston.com

    A 2-year-old girl is expected to recover after she fell through a second-story window in Roxbury early Friday, Boston police said. The girl fell from a window with an air conditioning unit in it just after midnight on Northampton Street, according to Lieutenant Mike McCarthy.

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  14. After Olympics bid, John Fish is down but hardly outRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Boston.com

    ... Fish is the guy you call when you want something done quickly. His ambition and drive - he often shows up at his Roxbury office before the sun rises - made Suffolk Construction the city's biggest contractor. He parlayed all of this, his connections, ...

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  15. International Civil Right Leaders gather in Boston to Reinvigorate...Read the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Rights Act, there will be a Town Hall Meeting on Faith & Justice at the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building in Roxbury, MA. The distinguished panelists will discuss how our pioneers of social justice understood the pleas of a marginalized people and ...

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  16. Prosecutors detail video of pair suspected in slayRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Boston Herald

    A Dorchester felon was just two days out of state prison and his teen triggerman was facing a serious weapon charge on July 2 when prosecutors said they rolled up on a scooter and emptied a loaded revolver at two men, killing 22-year-old Raheem Ramirez with a single shot to the torso. Lamar Brison, 24, and Elijah Small, 19 - both identified by police as gang members in court papers - hid behind the door of a Roxbury District Court dock yesterday as their public defenders entered not-guilty pleas on their behalf to murder charges.

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  17. Person is shot on Humboldt AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | Boston.com

    A person was shot on Humboldt Avenue in Roxbury on Wednesday night, across the street from a park and a church, police said. Boston police spokesman David Estrada said the victim, whose age and gender he did not know, was shot near Humboldt Avenue and Townsend Street at about 9:15 p.m. Uniformed officers at the scene were investigating in front of a brick apartment complex at 101 Humboldt Ave., across from a Pentecostal church and Laviscount Park.

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  18. Two men held without bail in Roxbury slayingRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | Boston Herald

    A Dorchester felon was just days out of state prison and his teen triggerman was facing a serious weapon charge on July 2 when prosecutors said they rolled up on a scooter and emptied a loaded revolver at two men, killing 22-year-old Raheem Ramirez with a single shot to the torso. Lamar Brison, 24, and Elijah Small, 19 - both identified by police as gang members in court papers released today - hid behind the door of a Roxbury District Court dock as their respective public defenders Stephen Weymouth and William White entered not-guilty pleas on their behalf to murder charges.

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  19. Woman Shot, Killed In RoxburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2015 | CBS Local

    ... Here for Latest myTV38 Online Features Follow @myTV38Find Us On Facebook myTV38 LINKS AND INFORMATION Contact [] ROXBURY (CBS/AP) - Boston Police are looking for help in their search for the person who shot and killed a woman in Roxbury late Tuesday ...

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  20. Two charged with murder in fatal Roxbury shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | Boston.com

    Two Boston men, already in custody on gun offenses, are now facing murder charges for allegedly shooting and killing a 22-year-old man in Roxbury earlier this month, according to Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley. The gun and murder charges against Lamar Brison, 24, and Elijah Small, 19, are in connection to the murder of Raheem Ramirez, a Boston man shot on Both suspects have been held on $100,000 cash bail since their July 3 arraignment on charges of illegally possessing a firearm.

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