Wednesday, May 1, 2013
See how big a drop in crime the South End experienced in 2013 over the same period in 2012.
Major crimes were down in the South End during the first four months of 2013 as compared to 2012, according to recently released Boston Police figures. In the D-4 Police district, which covers the South End, Fenway/Kenmore, the Back Bay and Lower Roxbury, overall Part One crime – which includes incidents of homicide, rape (including attempted rape), robbery (including attempted robbery), aggravated assault, burglary (including attempted burglary), larceny (including attempted larceny) and motor vehicle theft (including attempted motor vehicle theft) – was down 12 percent during the period beginning Jan. 1, 2013 and ending April 22, 2013 compared to the same period in 2012. There were 1,078 incidences of Part One crime in D-4 over that …
Monday, April 8, 2013
While searching for bed bugs in a South End apartment, a pest control crew found two guns.
Two South End residents face weapons charges today after pest control inspectors found guns in their apartment. Sayira Cooper, 24, of the South End, and Dannie E. Levy, 29, of Mattapan were charged with unlawful possession of firearm, possession of firearm with altered serial numbers, improper storage of firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition, according to police. Upon a routine bed bug inspection, a crew lifted a mattress in the master bedroom of an apartment at 16 E. Brookline St. Saturday afternoon. They found two guns and called police, according to police. Police then arrested Cooper and Levy. SOUTH END PATCH: Facebook | Twitter | E-mail Updates
Saturday, January 26, 2013
The Boston Fire Department responded to a chimney fire in the South End on Saturday.
The Boston Fire Department responded to a West Newton condo building on Saturday evening for a chimney with an excessive amount of smoke. Fire officials were on scene for about half an hour, from 6:20 to 6:50 p.m. before ruling there was no fire. "We investigated, but we found no fire and they coded it a smoke scare," said Boston Fire Department spokesperson Stephen MacDonald.
Sunday, December 2, 2012
The victim was robbed at knifepoint on Upton Street.
Boston Police reported a robbery at knifepoint on Upton Street at about 1 a.m. Sunday morning. The suspect is described as a white female with strawberry blond hair. The suspect took a purse at knifepoint and fled in a green BMW. South End Patch will bring you more information as it becomes available.
There are reports of an armed robbery on Saturday night in the South End.
Boston Police reported an armed robbery on Dartmouth Street and Warren Avenue around 11:15 p.m. Saturday night. The victim was reportedly robbed at gunpoint. South End Patch will bring you more information as it becomes available
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The crash occurred Thursday afternoon at Albany and Herald Streets in Boston.
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Thursday, June 21, 2012
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
The dogs of business owners help attract new patrons to South End Shops
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Notable entries from the Area D-4 police log between March 26 and March 28.
The following information was supplied by the Boston Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction. The following list represents a partial collection of logged incidents. 12:47 a.m.—Police received a report of a larceny over $200 on a building at 1 Dartmouth St. 1:07 a.m.—A motor vehicle reported stolen a day earlier in Boston was recovered by officers from Area D-4 near 590 Shawmut Ave. 3:30 a.m.—Police arrested Michael Losi, of 54 Milton Ave., in Boston, and charged him with impersonating a police officer after he commandeered a taxi at Mass. Ave. and Washington Street. For more information, click this link. 4:30 a.m.—Officers recovered a stolen motor vehicle on Washington Street, and …
Sunday, January 1, 2012
A look back at South End Patch's top stories from Dec. 26 - Jan 1.
It's Official: Street Sweeping in South End Extended Two Months: Starting this coming year, the city will extend street sweeping in the South End by two months, the mayor’s office announced Friday. Do You Support An Increase In Street Sweeping? South Enders will have two extra months of street sweeping this year, but is this good news? Top 50 Stories of 2011: Here's the complete list of our 50 most popular stories of 2011. South End Patch: Year in Photos: A chronological look at South End Patch's 50 most memorable images of 2011. PHOTOS: Thousands Gather Downtown to Watch First Night Parade, Fireworks: Boston rings in the New Year with a massive celebration. PHOTOS: The Ice Sculptures of First Night: One of First Night's signature …
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Here's the complete list of our 50 most popular stories of 2011.
No. 50 - 41: 50. ‘Coco Baby’ Opens on Washington Street(Sept. 28) 49. Suzanne Lee, Tito Jackson Advance to November Election (Sept. 28) 48. Modern Furniture Store Arrives on Tremont Street (April 7) 47. Blog: Italian Restaurant Moving to Former Rocca Space (May 23) 46. Five Things: SoWa Announces Winter Farmer's Market (Oct. 7) 45. Five Things: Missing JP Woman Found (July 27) 44. Dunkin' Donuts Developer Eyeing Tremont Street Storefront (Oct. 6) 43. Bombay Club Owner Files for Bankruptcy (March 16) 42. Report: Latin-Themed Restaurant Proposal Off the Table (Oct. 3) 41. Proposed Sidewalk Repair Sparks Debate (April 5) No. 40 - 31: 40. Union Park Tapas Restaurant Delayed (Aug. 4) 39. Demolition Imminent for Unstable Washington Street …