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The state Attorney General's office last week sued the Boston Housing Authority over its treatment of a family with two girls with asthma and developmental issues, charging the authority ignored repeated complaints for three years about the unsanitary... Read more
If Jay Branch and his friends had hung up their sneakers after one bragging rights basketball game a decade ago, they would never have introduced the magic that the Crew Love Basketball Tournament has come to symbolize for the city’s late summer hoops... Read more
This Saturday and Sunday Boston’s best “average joes, not the pros” will compete at the highest level for neighborhood, and crew, bragging rights as the 11th Crew Love basketball tournament kicks off in Harambee Park at Franklin Field. Jay Branch, 36, and... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports two people were shot, one fatally, at 10 Orlando St. in Mattapan around 9:10 p.m. on Sunday, followed by another person shot at 92 Westview St. in Franklin Field around 9:40 p.m. Boston Police say the victim who died... Read more
When he was growing up in 1950s South Carolina, a young man named Willie Hicks Sr. wanted to be a doctor, but being a Black man there in those days, he found that few colleges were interested in training him, and that society had no interest in allowing... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot at Blue Hill Avenue and Westview Street around 5:40 p.m. on Saturday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died. Anybody with information can call homicide detectives at (617) 343-4470 or contact... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a woman and a man were shot at 240 Westview St. in the Franklin Field development around 9 p.m. on Saturday Both were taken to local hospitals. The woman died, the man is in stable condition, police said. There was a... Read more
Firefighters at three-alarm fire on Floyd St.
Boston firefighters responded to a two-family house at 69 Floyd St. around 9:05 a.m. on Friday for what turned into a three-alarm fire that extended across all the floors of the house.
One woman was killed and five other people were wounded during an overnight shooting in Dorchester's Franklin Field development. Boston Police report that officers from Area B-3 responded to the scene outside 27 Irma St. around 12:30 a.m. to find an adult... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports five people were shot around 11:55 p.m. on Wednesday at 5 Ames St., between Ames Way and Westview Street, in the Franklin Field development. Boston EMS transported the victims to three different hospitals. Boston... Read more


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