• POLICE Jul 21

    Woman Shot Overnight in Boston

    A woman who was shot Tuesday night near the Roxbury – Dorchester line in Boston is expected to survive, police say. Police were alerted to shots fired just after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday at 131 Dale St., 15 rounds at 150 MLK Blvd. A call also came in around the same time for shots fired. Police found a firearm and ballistics,…

  • Boston Jul 21

    Woman's Jeep Stolen in Boston With Her Service Dog Inside

    A woman was having a normal work day in Boston Tuesday until her company vehicle was stolen — with her service dog inside. An emotional Sandra Denman said her she parked her Jeep on Humboldt Avenue with her service dog, Lexi, inside. Minutes later, her Jeep and Lexi were both gone. “Turned around and spoke to a co-worker and within…

  • Roxbury Unity Parade Jul 18

    Roxbury Unity Parade Set for Sunday

    For years, the Roxbury Unity Parade has celebrated Black culture and excellence as the only parade in Boston to do so. The event returns Sunday, with festivities set to kick off with a block party here at Madison Park High School at 10 a.m.  Mayor Kim Janey and congresswoman Ayanna Pressley will make remarks at the Opening/Awards Ceremony at noon before the...

  • cruiser crash Jul 11

    Officer Hospitalized After Suspected Drunken Driver Hits Boston Police Cruiser

    A Boston police officer was hospitalized and a man was arrested early Sunday morning after a crash involving a police cruiser in Roxbury, officials said. The other driver, Louis Wallace, 33, was traveling outbound on Columbus Avenue and the officer was traveling inbound at the time of the crash, Boston police said. The crash occurred at about 1 a.m., according…

  • Boston Jul 11

    Vaccination Push in Boston as City Holds ‘Day of Hope' COVID Vaccine Clinics

    Boston Mayor Kim Janey and the Boston Public Health Commission hosted events in three of the city’s neighborhoods on Saturday to encourage more residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The so-called “Day of Hope” events were held at the Mattapan Community Health Center, the Paris Street playground in East Boston, and the Dennis Street Park in Roxbury. At each...

  • Boston Jul 6

    1 Dead, 3 Injured After 4 Separate Shootings During Violent Night in Boston

    A night of celebration in Boston turned violent after four people were shot in separate incidents in the city overnight, police said. One victim has died. Boston police say shortly after 3 a.m. in the city’s Roxbury neighborhood, an officer who was in the area of Seaver Street and Humboldt Avenue saw a man being shot. The victim was...

  • Roxbury Jul 2

    Man Arrested Months After Deadly Shooting in Roxbury

    A man wanted on a murder charge was arrested Friday in a triple shooting that left one person dead in September, Boston police said. Brandon Campbell, a 28-year-old from Dorchester, was taken into custody in South Boston, the Boston Police Department said. He faces charges of murder, armed assault with intent to murder and assault and battery with a dangerous…

  • shooting Jun 29

    Man Critically Injured in Roxbury Shooting

    A man is in critical condition after being shot multiple times in Roxbury Monday night, according to the Boston Police Department. Police were called around 11:18 p.m. for a man shot at 38 Warren St. They found the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. No arrests were made. No further information was immediately available.

  • shooting Jun 28

    Man in Critical Condition After Roxbury Shooting

    A man is in critical condition after being shot multiple times in Roxbury during the early hours of Monday morning, according to the Boston Police Department. The shooting occurred near 2216 Washington Street around 1:20 a.m. No arrests have been made at this time. Police are investigating. No further information was immediately available.

  • Roxbury Jun 27

    Reggie Lewis Center Mass Vaccination Site Closes

    The mass vaccination site at the Reggie Lewis Center in Roxbury closed on Sunday. Massachusetts is in the process of closing its state-run mass vaccination sites to focus on administering the COVID-19 vaccine to people in underserved communities. The Reggie Lewis Center vaccine site had opened back in February. It was operated by CIC Health. People were able to receive...

  • death investigation Jun 22

    Police: Death of Man Found in Roxbury Hotel Ruled a Homicide

    The death of a man who was found unresponsive at a Hampton Inn-Suites in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood in April has been ruled a homicide, according to authorities. Brendan Thomas Goguen, 23, died by mechanical asphyxia coupled with trauma by a sharp instrument, the office of the chief medical examiner determined last Wednesday, police said. Boston police found Goguen unresponsive around…

  • Juneteenth Jun 20

    Juneteenth Celebrated in Boston, Across Nation

    The now national holiday was celebrated throughout Massachusetts and across the U.S.

  • Roxbury Jun 19

    Juneteenth Celebrations Get Underway Friday Night at Nubian Square

    Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and Boston acting Mayor Kim Janey, a Democrat, were among those who came together to mark the holiday in Nubian Square in the city’s Roxbury neighborhood.

  • Juneteenth Jun 18

    11 Ways to Celebrate Juneteenth in Boston

    Monday will be the first time Massachusetts officially celebrates Juneteenth, and many groups are planning to go all-out.

  • Juneteenth Jun 17

    ‘It's Our Independence Day': Mass. Residents Celebrate 1st Juneteenth as State Holiday

    Juneteenth has special significance this year in Massachusetts, since it is now an official state holiday. “I am so pleased that we are recognizing, in Boston, the date in which my ancestors actually found out they were free,” said Ava Mitchell of Boston. “It’s a big deal,” said State Rep. Chynah Tyler. “Particularly for Black Americans. A lot of...

  • Boston Jun 14

    Person Shot in Roxbury, Police Investigating

    A person was taken to the hospital after being shot in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood Monday, officials said. The shooting took place on Fenwood Street, and the victim is expected to survive, according to the Boston Police Department. More information wasn’t immediately available.

  • pride month Jun 13

    Hundreds Rally for Transgender Rights in Roxbury

    Nearly 1,000 people gathered in Nubian Square in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood for the second annual March and Vigil for Black Trans Lives on Saturday afternoon.  Demonstrators marched to Franklin Park Playstead for a vigil and Pridefest. The event was to support members of the Black transgender community in the state. The event was organized by Trans Resistance, an organization built...

  • Roxbury Jun 12

    Trans Resistance March and Vigil

    A march and vigil was held to support people of color within the transgender community. Malcolm Johnson reports.

  • shooting May 25

    1 Person Dead, 2 Injured in Roxbury Shooting

    One person has died and two others are in the hospital after a shooting in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood overnight. Boston EMS said they responded to the shooting on Creston Street in Dorchester around 10:50 p.m. Sunday. Two of the victims have non life-threatening injuries and are expected to survive, the Boston Police Department said. The third victim was pronounced...

  • New Hampshire May 20

    Roxbury Man Hurt by Remote Control Car

    A Boston resident broke his femur when his radio-controlled speed car blew a tire in Epping, New Hampshire.

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