• Street Closures May 27, 2022 10:16 pm

    MAP: Some Boston Streets to Close Overnight Thursday-Sunday, Police Say

    Several streets in Boston are closed overnight through Sunday, police announced Thursday. The eleven street closures affect several parts of Roxbury, Dorchester, Jamaica Plain and Roslindale. Barricades and electronic signs were stationed in the neighborhoods Friday. Police didn’t give a specific reason for closing the streets in their announcement, beyond a concern for public safety. The streets are closed...

  • missing person May 10, 2022 5:33 pm

    Boston Man, 75, Missing; Truck Found in Mass. State Forest

    Police are searching for a man who went missing early Sunday morning from his home in Boston and whose truck was found in a state forest parking lot across Massachusetts. Giuseppe Musto, 75, was reported missing from his home in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood, Massachusetts State Police said Tuesday. His pickup truck was located that afternoon in a Mount Washington State…

  • Vermont April 20, 2022 3:48 am

    2 Mass. Kayakers Drown in Vt., Police Say

    The bodies of two Massachusetts men were pulled from a Vermont lake Tuesday, according to police. Authorities say the victims, identified as 29-year-old Nicholas Samuels of Weston and 27-year-old Aidan Connolly of Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood, were in a kayak on Seymour Lake in Morgan when the water became choppy due to Tuesday’s storms. Vermont State Police said members of...

  • shooting April 9, 2022 10:20 pm

    1 Dead,1 Injured in Deadly Roslindale Shooting

    The shooting happened around 10 p.m. on Friday night at a gas pump.

  • Massachusetts April 9, 2022 3:40 pm

    Far From Prime! Doorbell Camera Captures Amazon Driver's Angry Outburst

    A Massachusetts woman is shaken by what she saw from an Amazon delivery driver dropping off a few packages at her Roslindale home last weekend. Liz Murray’s home security camera captured it all on Sunday, as the Amazon driver repeatedly kicked a box before giving it one last whack. “I kind of was in shock this was actually happening,”...

  • Amazon April 9, 2022 10:46 am

    Caught on Video: Amazon Delivery Gone Wrong

    The delivery driver appeared to be having a bad day, homeowner Liz Murray said.

  • Boston police April 9, 2022 3:04 am

    Large Police Presence at Roslindale Gas Station

    There was no immediate word from police on any injuries.

  • Boston police April 11, 2022 12:23 am

    1 Dead After Double Shooting at Roslindale Gas Station; No Arrests

    Boston police swarmed a gas station in the city’s Roslindale neighborhood after two men were shot late Friday night. Officers responded to the area of 4137 Washington Street around 9:47 p.m. Friday where they found the two victims at ALFA Auto Fuel. One of the victims died on scene, Deputy Supt. James Miller said at a press conference with Suffolk…

  • roslindale February 15, 2022 5:25 am

    ‘A Little Weird': Man Going to Roslindale Homes Late at Night and Asking for Money

    Residents in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood have been posting on Facebook about some unsettling encounters. They say a man is going door-to-door at residential homes late at night asking for money. Jim Elliott lives in Roslindale and says he heard his doorbell ring around 10 p.m. Saturday, which he thought was “a little weird.” “He didn’t even say ‘Hello,’ just...

  • fire January 15, 2022 5:23 pm

    Home Catches Fire in Boston

    Firefighters battled a blaze at a building in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood Saturday. The fire was spotted about 11 a.m. on Wellesmere Road near Washington Street, according to the Boston Fire Department, with smoke billowing from the two-family home’s upper floors. The firefighters battled the blaze in brutal cold and windy conditions, and were eventually able to put it out....

  • Boston Fire Department December 16, 2021 3:08 am

    5 People Displaced By Roslindale Fire

    Boston firefighters battled flames Wednesday night at a home in the city’s Roslindale neighborhood. Upon arrival, heavy fire was showing from the top of a 2-story wood frame home on Bateman Street, the Boston Fire Department said. Photos shared by the fire department showed thick gray smoke billowing into the air. Firefighters were able to quickly knock the blaze...

  • Hyde Park November 25, 2021 2:40 am

    Boston Police Ask for Help Identifying Package Thief

    Someone is trying to steal Christmas this year in Boston, according to police. Residents in Jamaica Plain, Hyde Park, Roslindale and West Roxbury have been reporting package thefts, potentially at the hands of the same woman. Boston police are now asking for help identifying the woman after she was captured by a Ring doorbell camera outside a home in a…

  • roslindale November 11, 2021 12:28 am

    ‘Really Disheartening': Roslindale Residents Find Hateful Messages in Plastic Eggs

    Residents of Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood have been finding hateful messages left inside plastic Easter eggs. Sarah, a 27-year-old who lives on Roslindale Avenue, came across a plastic egg in her front yard Monday night. “I found it kind of strange,” she said. She didn’t think much of it at first. “I figured I’d open it, just check it, make...

  • Boston October 29, 2021 11:46 am

    Firefighters Battling Blaze in Roslindale

    Crews are battling a fire in a 2-1/2-story building in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood on Friday morning. Boston fire said flames were showing from the first floor when they arrived at 9 Littledale St. around 7:30 a.m. The fire quickly traveled into the roof, and firefighters are now working to extinguish the blaze. It was the second fire Boston firefighters...

  • roslindale August 11, 2021 10:34 pm

    Man Wanted in Deadly Daylight Killing Arrested 2 Weeks Later

    A man who was considered “armed and dangerous” has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a 42-year-old woman in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood last month, police announced. Akil Jackson, 41, with a last known address in Easton, Massachusetts, was wanted in the killing of Alicia Heywood on July 29. Heywood, of Easton, was shot in broad daylight in…

  • Massachusetts August 11, 2021 8:36 pm

    Man Wanted in Roslindale Killing Arrested

    A man wanted by police in the shooting death of a woman outside a Roslindale pharmacy was arrested in an unrelated incident.

  • Boston August 11, 2021 8:05 pm

    Mail Truck, Moped Involved in 3-Vehicle Crash in Roslindale

    A mail truck, a moped and another vehicle were involved in a crash Wednesday afternoon in Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood The crash happened on Centre Street near Farquhar Street, police said. A car hit a moped before crashing into a mail truck. Police did not have any information about potential injuries. No further details were immediately available.

  • roslindale August 4, 2021 8:29 pm

    Police Searching for ‘Armed and Dangerous' Suspect in Roslindale Murder

    Boston police said they are looking for an “armed and dangerous” suspect in connection with the murder of a 42-year-old woman in the city’s Roslindale neighborhood last week. Akil Jackson, 41, with a last known address in Easton, Massachusetts, is wanted for the murder of Alicia Heywood of Easton on July 29. She was shot in broad daylight in a…

  • roslindale August 2, 2021 1:26 am

    Woman Killed in Afternoon Roslindale Shooting

    A woman has died after being shot in broad daylight in a busy section of Boston’s Roslindale neighborhood. The shooting took place shortly after 1:15 p.m. on Birch Street, outside Sullivan’s Pharmacy. Investigators with the Boston Police Department say they believe the shooter targeted the woman. The victim was taken to an area hospital, where she later died, police...

  • Boston police July 8, 2021 10:12 pm

    Officer Shoots Suspect in Roslindale: Boston Police

    The Boston Police Department said during a press conference that the shooting happened after a traffic stop on the 3800 block of Washington Street around 11:20 a.m.

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