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  • Boston 15 hours ago

    Family Flies From Bangladesh to Be With 21-Year-Old Roxbury Store Clerk as He Fights for Life After Shooting

    The family of a 21-year-old store clerk who was shot during a robbery in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood has traveled from Bangladesh to be by his side. Tanjim Siam remains on life support at Boston Medical Center after being shot on July 14 while working at the M&R Store. For his family, the pain is debilitating. Feelings of sadness cut...

  • Roxbury Aug 4

    Woman Arrested in Connection With Fatal Stabbing Overnight in Roxbury

    One woman has been arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood around midnight Tuesday. Mary Fox, 38, of Boston, was arrested and charged with murder stemming from an incident near 1024 Massachusetts Ave. in Roxbury. Police said they arrived at the scene around midnight, where they discovered an adult male victim suffering from a stab wound….

  • Roxbury Aug 3

    Man Charged in Connection to Fatal Stabbing in Roxbury

    A man has been arrested in connection to a fatal stabbing in Roxbury, Massachusetts on Friday night.  Police arrested Cesar Valentin, 34, of Chelsea, who now faces murder charges in the death of Damien Hughes, 27, of Boston.  On Friday, July 31, police responded to reports of a person stabbed in the area of Southampton Street around 7:30 a.m. Officers…

  • Roxbury Aug 2

    Roxbury to Offer Free Coronavirus Tests on Monday

    The Roxbury neighborhood of Boston will be offering free COVID-19 testing at the Prince Hall Grand Lodge on Washington Street, Monday. The free COVID-19 testing, which will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., is outdoors in the parking lot at a mobile health center van. It is walk-up only. Prince Hall is teaming up with Whittier Street Health Center…

  • coronavirus in massachusetts Aug 2

    Free COVID-19 Testing in Roxbury

    The Roxbury neighborhood of Boston will be offering free COVID-19 testing at the Prince Hall Grand Lodge on Washington Street, Monday.

  • Boston Jul 22

    2 Shot in Roxbury, Boston Police Say

    Two people were shot Wednesday afternoon in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood. Police responded just before 5 p.m. to a shooting on the 600 block of Dudley Street. Two people were taken to an area hospital. The victims’ injuries are not considered life-threatening, police said. No arrests had been made, police said shortly before 5:30 p.m.

  • shooting Jul 21

    2 Teens Fatally Shot During Violent Sunday in Boston

    Two teenagers were shot and killed Sunday afternoon in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood, according to police, just hours before another teen was shot in the city’s Roxbury neighborhood. Boston police responded to a reported shooting at 46 Wildwood Street around 4:42 p.m. and found two male victims suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Both victims were rushed to local hospitals with...

  • shooting Jul 21

    Man Shot, Officers Fire at Suspects in Roxbury

    Police opened fire at suspects as they ran from the scene of a shooting in Boston that put a man in the hospital with life-threatening injuries overnight. An officer was patrolling in Roxbury when he heard several gunshots around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday. Police found the 31-year-old man with several gunshot wounds on Waumbeck Street. The officer chased after several suspects…

  • shooting Jul 21

    Man Shot, Officers Fire at Suspects in Roxbury

    A man was shot early Tuesday morning in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood and three people are in custody following a shooting, police said.

  • shootings Jul 21

    Man Shot, Officer Shoots at Suspects

    Police opened fire at suspects as they ran from the scene of a shooting in Roxbury that put a man in the hospital with life-threatening injuries overnight.

  • shooting Jul 20

    Two Minors Killed, 18-Year-Old in the Hospital

    Three teenagers were shot and two of them are dead after two separate shootings in less than 12 hours Sunday night.

  • shooting Jul 20

    Teenager Shot in Roxbury Overnight

    An 18 year-old man is in the hospital after getting shot in Roxbury Sunday night, according to police. Shorty before 11:30 p.m., police were called to Maple Street in Roxbury for reports of a shooting. The call came more than six hours after another shooting in Mattapan, where two teenage boys, ages 16 and 17, died. It remains unclear if…

  • Boston Jul 17

    ‘Angered and Hurt': Customers Pay Tribute as Store Clerk Clings to Life After Shooting

    As the convenience store clerk who was shot during a robbery Tuesday night in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood remained hospitalized with life-threatening injuries Thursday, people in the community came together to honor him. Customers came by the M&R Store to drop off balloons and light candles as a tribute to Tanjim Siam, a 23-year-old immigrant from Bangladesh. “He’s kind to...

  • Boston Jul 16

    Clerk Shot Inside Roxbury Convenience Store

    A man suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot Tuesday night while working in a convenience store in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood. Tangin Siam, a young clerk at the M&R Store on Shawmut Avenue, is clinging to life after being shot during a robbery. Police were called to the scene around 9:15 p.m. The store’s owner, Abdul Matin, says police told...

  • shooting Jul 15

    One Man Shot, Police Searching for Gunmen in Roxbury

    A man suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot Tuesday in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood.

  • stabbing Jul 14

    Police Search for Victim in Roxbury Stabbing

    Police are looking into an overnight stabbing in Roxbury after emergency responders couldn’t find the victim when they arrived on scene. Boston EMS said the victim was missing when they responded to reported stabbing on Warren Street in Roxbury’s Nubian Square around 11:30 p.m. They said a person walked into Boston Medical Center with stab wounds around the same...

  • Boston Jul 13

    Shooting Overnight in Roxbury

    A man was reportedly shot early Monday morning in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood. Boston EMS said the shooting occurred around 4:44 a.m. on Melnea Cass Boulevard. The shooting victim was taken by ambulance to Boston Medical Center. Boston police said the shooting victim was a male and he was shot in the leg. His injuries are not believed to be...

  • Boston Jul 13

    More Violence Overnight in Boston: 2 Killed in Separate Shootings

    Boston police are investigating two fatal shootings that happened in the city overnight. Police received the first call for a person shot on Adams Street in Roxbury around 12:49 a.m. Sunday. When they arrived, they found a man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene. About an hour later, around 1:58 a.m., police responded to a…

  • boston violence Jul 13

    Boston Police Investigating 2 Fatal Shootings Overnight

    The fatal shootings in Boston’s Roxbury and Mattapan neighborhoods remain under investigation. No arrests have been made.

  • Boston Jul 10

    Meet Boston Public Schools' New Police Chief

    Boston Public Schools has its first African-American police chief, Neva Coakley-Grace. The Boston native has a plan to get school police and students on the same page.

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