• Roxbury July 17, 2024 7:24 am

    Fire breaks out in multi-family home in Roxbury

    A fire broke out in a multi-family home in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood Wednesday morning. The fire happened on St. Alphonsus Street. Video shows the top floor of the home heavily damaged. It’s unclear what caused the fire or if any injuries were reported.

  • Roxbury July 2, 2024 11:58 pm

    Roxbury shooting leaves person with facial injury, Boston police say

    The Boston Police Department is investigating a shooting Tuesday in Roxbury. Police say they responded to the intersection of Washington Street and Cedar Street for a report that a person was shot. The victim suffered a facial injury, according to police. The severity of the injury was not immediately known. Police did not immediately give any further information.

  • Boston June 26, 2024 5:34 pm

    Video shows man inside burning Boston restaurant as authorities investigate raging fire

    A raging fire ripped through a restaurant and bar in Boston’s Mission Hill neighborhood early Wednesday morning, and investigators have not ruled out the possibility that it may be a case of arson. Authorities are investigating the cause of the fire, which broke out just before midnight at The Squealing Pig on Smith Street — less than an hour after…

  • Roxbury June 26, 2024 5:50 am

    Raging fire rips through bar in Roxbury

    Firefighters acted very fast to put out an inferno Wednesday morning at The Squealing Pig in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood.

  • Roxbury June 10, 2024 6:16 pm

    Boston police say no arrests were made after response in Roxbury

    There was a large police presence after a report of a person armed with an assault rifle in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood, but authorities say only a BB gun was found. Police responded Monday afternoon to Columbus Avenue near the Spencer House, a low-income senior housing facility. Authorities initially told NBC10 Boston they were investigating as aerial footage showed officers...

  • Roxbury June 8, 2024 10:09 am

    BPD looking for man in connection to assault in Roxbury

    Boston Police says the incident happened in the area of 30 Woodbine Street at around 8:30 a.m.

  • Roxbury June 3, 2024 7:39 am

    Police looking for person in relation to assault in Roxbury

    Boston Police say the incident happened on May 24 at 5:01 a.m. in the area of 164 Seaver Street.

  • Roxbury May 23, 2024 12:29 am

    2 Roxbury stores robbed at gunpoint within hours

    Police in Boston are investigating the armed robberies of two Roxbury stores just hours apart Tuesday. On Hancock Street, a man walked into a store at 3:30 p.m. with a red bag, pulled out a gun and pointed it at the store manager. He took nearly $3,000 from the register and ran off. Then, at 5:40 p.m., an armed man…

  • Roxbury May 20, 2024 6:17 pm

    Boston police seek missing 3-year-old Roxbury boy believed to be with mother

    Police in Boston are looking for a missing 3-year-old boy from Roxbury after his mother allegedly failed to surrender him to the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families. The Boston Police Department said Monday that the DCF had been granted custody of Joshua Jones. He was last seen Wednesday on Dimock Street with his mother, Shalimar Harris. Joshua is described…

  • Roxbury May 20, 2024 11:10 am

    Migrant families move out of Cass Center in Roxbury

    All the migrant families at the Cass Center in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood have been move, according to the Healey administration. 

  • Roxbury May 20, 2024 11:53 am

    Rec center in Roxbury that served as temporary migrant shelter to reopen

    Migrant families staying in the overflow shelter at the Melnea A. Cass Recreation Center in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood have been moved, Gov. Maura Healey said. The families, Healey said, have been relocated to either a more stable housing option outside of the shelter system or to a different safety-net site. “We are working closely with school districts and families...

  • Roxbury March 26, 2024 10:49 pm

    Brothers team up to fight food insecurity through Roxbury church

    At Roxbury’s historic Twelfth Baptist Church, long lines for free food are formed weekly. This congregation harmonizes and heals thousands of the food insecure. “We traditionally may think of what food security may look like. It’s actually your neighbor, your friends, people we interact with every day.” Winston Bodrick of the Greater Boston Food Bank works with his brother...

  • Roxbury January 31, 2024 12:28 pm

    Roxbury Walgreens to close Wednesday amid community backlash

    A critical pharmacy in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood is set to close Wednesday despite widespread pushback. Those opposed to the closure said it further exacerbates the notion of a pharmacy desert, impacting low-income communities of color in Boston. The Walgreens on Warren Street would be the fourth store to close in the area since late 2022, when locations in Mattapan, Hyde…

  • Roxbury January 31, 2024 8:50 pm

    Migrants to move from Logan airport to Roxbury shelter: ‘We really don't have a choice'

    After sleeping on the floors of Boston Logan International Airport, unsheltered migrants are set to be relocated to a new temporary shelter Wednesday. The shelter is located on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at the Melnea A. Cass Recreational Complex in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood. The complex has a 24,000-square-foot field house that can house up to 400 people. Gov. Maura…

  • Roxbury January 31, 2024 12:38 am

    Migrants at Logan airport relocating to Roxbury shelter

    As migrants sleep on the floors of Boston Logan International Airport, the Healey administration has approved to move them to a temporary shelter in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood. The Melnea A. Cass Recreational Complex on MLK Jr Boulevard in Roxbury is the location of the new temporary shelter. Families currently housed at Logan Airport can start to move in as...

  • Roxbury January 20, 2024 10:42 am

    Three arrested in connection to October armed robbery in Roxbury

    Three teens were arrested in connection to an armed robbery in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston in October of last year. Boston Police say the robbery occurred on October 25 and they were able to identify three of the four people who committed the robbery where a minor was robbed with a firearm. The people arrested were identified as 18-year-old…

  • Roxbury January 19, 2024 7:10 pm

    Markey joins push to keep Roxbury Walgreens open: ‘They're absolutely heartless'

    The backlash against the upcoming closure of a Walgreens in Boston‘s Roxbury neighborhood is now escalating. This would be the fourth Walgreens closure in a Boston neighborhood with a predominantly Black or Latino population. After activists held several protests last week, U.S. Sen. Ed Markey and other elected officials and community leaders are calling on Walgreens to reverse course...

  • Roxbury January 12, 2024 9:28 am

    2nd protest planned to fight against closure of Roxbury Walgreens 

    A second protest to fight against the closure of a Walgreens in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood is scheduled for Friday. The Walgreens on Warren Street was initially slated to close on Monday, The Boston Globe reported. The store is now expected to shut its doors on Jan. 31. For many residents, the pharmacy is a lifesaver because it’s in walking...

  • Roxbury January 11, 2024 8:12 am

    Roxbury Walgreens closing, creating difficult situation for neighbors

    The imminent closing of a pharmacy in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood could leave many in the area with limited options. The Walgreens on Warren Street is a lifesaver for countless residents who live nearby — an easy place to walk to to pick up much-needed prescription drugs. “Not happy they’re going to close it down,” said customer Brendaliz Rivera. “I...

  • Roxbury January 9, 2024 12:54 pm

    Man pleads guilty to manslaughter in fatal 2021 Roxbury stabbing

    A man has pleaded guilty to a manslaughter charge in a deadly stabbing in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood in the summer of 2021 as jury selection for another suspect is underway. Darrell Sanford, 29, was facing trial for a first-degree murder charge, but instead pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of 34-year-old Ricardo Garcia. According to the Suffolk County District…

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