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  1. Chancellor: Adults at home when stabbing occurredRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Boston Herald

    A multiagency coalition gathered in Roxbury this morning at the Timilty School to promote an updated version of a violence prevention curriculum geared toward Boston's middle-schoolers. They unveiled a billboard promoting Overcoming Violence - a teaching tool that updates the Understanding Violence curriculum presented in city schools and youth centers for the past 10 years.

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  2. Stabbing at home of UMass Boston headRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 16 | Boston Herald

    A multiagency coalition gathered in Roxbury this morning at the Timilty School to promote an updated version of a violence prevention curriculum geared toward Boston's middle-schoolers. They unveiled a billboard promoting Overcoming Violence - a teaching tool that updates the Understanding Violence curriculum presented in city schools and youth centers for the past 10 years.

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  3. Gelzinis: Tito's strategy lays out Tale of Two CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 14 | Boston Herald

    Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh and mayoral hopeful Tito Jackson, who announced his candidacy for Boston's highest political office yesterday, embrace at the Martin Luther King breakfast at the YMCA on 1.13.17. Staff photo by Mark Garfinkel January 13, 2017-Roxbury,MA.

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  4. Tito Jackson ripped for 'lacking' substanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 4 | Boston Herald

    Local ministers say the former state rep candidate challenging Tito Jackson for his City Council seat is looking to expose what they call the Roxbury pol's tendency to be more sizzle than steak. "The candidacy may be understood as evidence that beyond the charismatic personality, there's some sense of substance and policy focus lacking from Councilor Jackson," said the Rev.

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  5. Residents to council: Bag plastic bag feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | Boston Herald

    Several of the residents who attended yesterday's City Council hearing on a proposed plastic bag tax argued the measure would unfairly burden low-income residents and was a distraction from more pressing issues facing the Hub, including violence, homelessness and drug addiction. "We have opioid addiction going on, homelessness, an increase in murders and violence, and we're talking about plastic bags," said Roxbury resident Leah Daniels, who was concerned a 5-cent tax on plastic bags would hurt those struggling to make ends meet.

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  6. Alleged fare-jumper faces charges from sex assault on busRead the original story

    Dec 7, 2016 | Boston Herald

    A man wanted for a sexual assault on an MBTA bus in Roxbury was nabbed while trying to dodge his fare at the Chinatown train station yesterday, authorities said. Omar Clapp, 38, of Dorchester appeared in Roxbury Municipal Court yesterday on a default warrant for a July 26 indecent assault and battery in Roxbury and was ordered by a judge to undergo an evaluation at Bridgewater State Hospital, Suffolk District Attorney spokeswoman Renee Algarin said.

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  7. Alleged fare-jumper faces charges from sex assault on busRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | Boston Herald

    A man wanted for a sexual assault on an MBTA bus in Roxbury was nabbed while trying to dodge his fare at the Chinatown train station yesterday, authorities said. Omar Clapp, 38, of Dorchester appeared in Roxbury Municipal Court yesterday on a default warrant for a July 26 indecent assault and battery in Roxbury and was ordered by a judge to undergo an evaluation at Bridgewater State Hospital, Suffolk District Attorney spokeswoman Renee Algarin said.

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  8. Roxbury man allegedly drunk when he struck cruiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | Boston Herald

    NO THANKS: Reginald Pyram, seen below at his arraignment in Dorchester District Court yesterday, is accused of hitting a state police cruiser, above, and injuring a trooper while driving under the influence on Thanksgiving. A 40-year-old Roxbury man accused of slamming his BMW X5 sport utility vehicle into the back end of a parked state police cruiser was among the dozens of alleged drunk drivers who were arrested over the holiday, officials said.

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  9. Citizens speak out against racial divide in city's cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | Boston Herald

    Atyia Martin, Chief Resilience Officer for the City of Boston, speaks during a public discussion about racism in Boston hosted by Mayor Martin J. Walsh at the Cutler Majestic Theatre. Herald photo by Lisa Hornak From left, Ann Moritz, of Boston, Heather C. White, of Brookline, and Dr. Monica O'Neal, of Boston, applaud speakers during a public discussion about racism in Boston hosted by Mayor Martin J. Walsh at the Cutler Majestic Theatre.

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  10. Family members charged in Mattapan slayRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2016 | Boston Herald

    Nine people, including several members of an extended family, are being charged in the death of a 26-year-old man who was trapped by a mob in a Mattapan hallway where he was beaten and then shot twice, prosecutors said. Indictments in the March killing of Chaz Burton, 26, were handed down Tuesday and the last of the defendants was arrested last night, said Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley's office in a statement.

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  11. Fire officials: 1 dead in 3-alarm Roxbury blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2016 | Boston Herald

    Boston firefighters work the scene of a 3-alarm fire on George St. in the Roxbury section of the city, Saturday morning. Staff photo by Mark Garfinkel Boston firefighters work the scene of a 3-alarm fire on George St. in the Roxbury section of the city, Saturday morning.

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  12. Heslam: Prescription for trouble in RoxburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | Boston Herald

    NEIGHBORHOOD BOUNDARIES: The Rev. Walter Waldron of St. Patrick's Parish helped establish Casa Esperanza in Roxbury 30 years ago, but says its clinic has presented problems for the area. 1 comment

  13. Police eye suspect in daytime Roxbury kidnapping attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | Boston Herald

    WANTED: Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect, above, in connection with an attempted kidnapping in Roxbury yesterday morning. Police are turning to the public for help tracking down a man wanted in connection with an attempted a kidnapping in Roxbury.

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  14. Fitzgerald: Love of a lifetime lingers on long after life together endsRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2016 | Boston Herald

    For four agonizing years, he watched the love of his life vanish in the merciless clutches of a ruthless disease, but now she's been gone for four years, long enough in the eyes of some for him to begin moving on. So they continue to a inquire, albeit tentatively, as if knocking on a door they know he chooses to keep shut.

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  15. Man shot under eye in Roxbury survivesRead the original story

    Oct 24, 2016 | Boston Herald

    A man took a bullet to the face but lived in a brazen daylight shooting yesterday in Roxbury, police said. The 1:44 p.m. shooting on Melnea Cass Boulevard near Massachusetts Avenue had cops canvassing the area, looking for witnesses and checking video cameras, said police Superintendent Bernard O'Rourke.

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  16. `Steady stream' of voters as Massachusetts opens first-ever early pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | Boston Herald

    Early voting kicked off this morning in Massachusetts with cities and towns reporting a strong turnout, no glitches, and swarms of voters grateful for the first-ever chance to cast their ballots ahead of Election Day. "We opened the door at 8:30 a.m. on the dot and there were already about 50 people here," said Nicholas Salerno, Chairman of the Somerville Elections Department.

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  17. Gov. Charlie Baker and victim's aunt urge father of shot toddler to help find gunmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | Boston Herald

    ON THE SCENE: Boston police scour the area of a shooting Saturday on Winslow Street in Roxbury after a 2-year-old girl was shot twice while in her father's car. Investigators released a photo of a man on scooter present at the time of the shooting.

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  18. Shot tot's dad pressed harderRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2016 | Boston Herald

    ON THE SCENE: Boston police scour the area of a shooting Saturday on Winslow Street in Roxbury after a 2-year-old girl was shot twice while in her father's car. Investigators released a photo of a man on scooter present at the time of the shooting.

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  19. Leaders angry over shooting of Roxbury toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | Boston Herald

    CLUE HUNT: Police look for evidence on Winslow Street in Roxbury yesterday after a toddler was shot Saturday while sitting in her car seat.

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  20. Leaders: It's time for alleged gang father to 'step up'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2016 | Boston Herald

    Police search for for evidence on Winslow Street in Roxbury, the scene of a shooting involving a two year old.

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