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  1. 2 arrested, guns confiscated in Roxbury during drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 |

    Police arrested two Roxbury men for unlawful possession of a firearm after they recovered a loaded Ruger 9 mm handgun and a loaded Rock Island Armory .45 caliber handgun. Police arrested two Roxbury men after the Boston SWAT team found two handguns, crack cocaine, and $2,650 in a home on Blue Hill Avenue, police said.


  2. 5 people wounded in 4 shootings in Roxbury and DorchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 |

    Five people were shot in Boston in four separate incidents in Roxbury and Dorchester on Wednesday night and Thursday morning, Boston police said. All of the victims are men or teenage boys, and all are expected to survive, Boston police said.


  3. MBTA settles with Roxbury woman in police brutality caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 |

    Mary Holmes sued the officers in 2015 in US District Court of Massachusetts and added the MBTA as a defendant a year later. She claimed Officers Jennifer Garvey and Alfred Trinh beat her at the Dudley Square bus stop in 2014, after she tried to talk Garvey out of shoving and "screaming and swearing at a woman" and called 911 to report the behavior.


  4. Middle-schoolers make whirlwind tour of Philadelphia collegeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2017 |

    New study says American families are overwhelmed by clutter, rarely eat together, and are generally stressed out about it all When 14-year-old Frank Berry came back Saturday from a whirlwind tour of Temple University in Philadelphia, he was brimming with historical facts about the Liberty Bell, potential majors he could pursue, and ideas for how he could change the world - right now, starting with Roxbury. "I feel like the youth in my community don't need to have guns and like, we need to do something about it," he said Saturday.


  5. The forgotten riot that sparked Boston's racial unrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2017 |

    Fifty years ago today, 3 days of riots convulsed Roxbury, as the civil rights tumult of the '60s finally reached here. It was the violent beginning to an era of change whose end is still not in sight... This is the first part in a series about the Red Sox Impossible Dream season and the Summer of 1967 in Boston.


  6. Police look for public's help investigating teen's death in RoxburyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 |

    Boston police are asking the public to help identify two men as part of an investigation into the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old in Roxbury last month. Yanuel Viloria was shot multiple times near 180 Ruggles St. and was pronounced dead at the scene on April 21, Boston Police said in a press release.


  7. 17-year-old arrested for possession of two handguns in RoxburyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 |

    The boy, who was not identified but is known to police, was arrested at about 10:10 p.m. after police received a tip that he may have had the guns, Boston Police said in a press release. Officers located him near 158 Walnut Ave. in possession of a Ruger .45 caliber firearm and one Taurus 9mm handguns.


  8. Two seriously injured in Roxbury shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2017 |

    The incident happened around 1:40 p.m. at 50 Waverly St. in Roxbury, according to Boston Police Department spokesperson Rachel McGuire.


  9. Two held without bail in fatal Roxbury shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 |

    Two men were ordered held without bail Monday in the April fatal shooting of an 18-year-old man in Roxbury. Robert Silva-Prentice, 19, of Boston, and Malik Phillips, 18, of Waltham were arrested Saturday in the slaying of Yanuel Viloria, who was shot inside a Ruggles Street apartment building.


  10. Two arrests made in fatal shooting of 17-year-old in RoxburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2017 |

    Two men were arrested Saturday in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Yanuel Viloria in Roxbury on the evening of April 21. Robert Silva-Prentice, 19, of Boston, and Malik Phillips, 18, of Waltham, face murder charges in the killing that happened at about 8:53 p.m. near 180 Ruggles St. "An arrest like this most certainly underscores the dedication and devotion of my officers and their ongoing commitment to making our city the safest city it can be," Boston police Commissioner William Evans said in a statement. "No doubt, these arrests make our city a safer place and it's my sincere hope that news of these arrests will bring with them some level of comfort and solace to the family of Yanuel Viloria."


  11. Boston police charge St. Louis man in connection to 1988 double murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 |

    Boston police have arrested a Missouri man in connection with a 1988 double murder in Roxbury after linking the case to a separate decades-old killing in Florida. Carlton Henderson, 52, was arrested over the weekend in St. Louis, and is returning to Boston to face charges in the execution-style shooting of William Medina, 26, and Antonio Reis, 22, authorities said.


  12. Former City Council candidate charged with larceny, embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 |

    Cornell Mills, a former Boston City Council candidate, was arraigned Monday in connection to stealing about $50,000 from prospective homebuyers while posing as a real estate broker, according to the state's Attorney General's office. Mills, 42, allegedly asked people looking for homes in Boston to pay him thousands of dollars to "hold in escrow," but instead spent the money. 1 comment

  13. Police investigate fatal Roxbury shooting of 18-year-old maleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 |

    The 18-year-old man was shot at about 8:53 p.m. near 180 Ruggles St., just a short walk from the Boston police headquarters. When officers arrived, the man appeared to have multiple gunshot wounds, police wrote on their website .


  14. Police investigate Roxbury shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 |

    A person was shot Friday night on Ruggles Street in Roxbury and suffered life threatening injuries, according to Boston police.


  15. Mother of mentally ill man fatally shot by Boston police demands justiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 |

    Michael Brown Sr. stood in the lobby of the Suffolk district attorney's office building Friday afternoon and embraced Hope Coleman, whose mentally ill son was fatally shot by police after an October altercation with two emergency medical technicians in the South End. Brown's son Michael Brown Jr. was shot to death by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer in 2014, sparking weeks of protests and a national debate about race and policing.


  16. Boston police seize 4 guns, arrest three peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 |

    Boston police seized four guns, and arrested three people, including a 16-year-old male near Jeremiah Burke High School in Dorchester on Thursday, according to police. The teen, who is from Roslindale, was arrested at about 3:15 p.m. near the school on Washington Street by officers who had received a tip that two people in the area may have a gun, police said in a statement.


  17. Names Alan Cumming to host Boston Conservatory anniversary galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 |

    The Boston Conservatory at Berklee is turning 150 years old this year, and to mark the milestone, Tony Award-winning actor Alan Cumming will host a gala celebration at Symphony Hall on May 9. Founded by Julius Eichberg in 1867, it is billed as the oldest performing arts conservatory of its kind in the nation. Notable alumni include two-time Grammy-winning opera singer Lorraine Hunt Lieberson , TV star Katharine McPhee of the CBS drama "Scorpion," and Ebony Williams , a Roxbury native who's toured as a dancer with pop star Beyonc .


  18. Barry Chin/Globe Staff Push for Jackson Sq. recreation center hits home stretchRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2017 |

    These teens weren't even alive when the hockey rinks in Jamaica Plain and Roxbury were torn down more than 20 years ago. But they know something is missing from their quickly changing neighborhoods.


  19. Rejected Boston Police candidate challenges department's hiring decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 |

    Keon Finklea had wanted to be a Boston police officer since he was 12 years old. So in 2013, when he was 32, he finally took the department exam and was ranked 44th on a list of eligible candidates.


  20. blotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 |

    FATAL CRASH Three women died in a car crash early Thursday morning that authorities say was so violent the vehicle split in two after hitting a utility pole. Police say two men were also in the car when it crashed in Pawtucket at about 12:15 a.m. Witnesses told police the men fled on foot, but they were caught by officers and taken to the hospital for their injuries.


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