27 People Arrested In Raid On Boston GangsBoston U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz says 27 people have been arrested after a large-scale gun and drug investigation in Boston that authorities expect will reduce crime in hard-hit neighborhoods.
Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And MurderFor America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.
Controversy Surrounds Proposed Gang Gym In South BostonThe goal of “Inner City Weight Lifting” is to help troubled youth get back on the right path. The gyms are frequented by former and active gang members, and the neighborhood is not happy.
Police Stepping Up Patrols Around Carson Beach After Several Gang FightsState police are increasing patrols in the area of Carson Beach after hundreds of teenagers were found fighting there several days in a row over the long holiday weekend.
SJC Justices Call For Changes In Wiretap LawsTwo justices for the highest court in Massachusetts have asked state lawmakers to change a tough wiretap law to enable police to investigate and prosecute the hundreds of shootings and killings committed by street gangs. Supreme Judicial Court Justices Ralph Gants and Judith Cowin made the call Friday in an opinion supporting a ruling barring secretly-recorded evidence from being used against a man who admitted to a 2007 drive-by killing in Brockton.
Dozens Arrested In North Shore Gang SweepDozens of alleged gang leaders and members were rounded up in early morning raids on the North Shore Friday.
One Dead In Double Stabbing On MBTA BusThe Trotter Elementary School in Roxbury is in "safe mode" while police search for four suspects seen running from the bus.
Dozens arrested in 3-month immigration operation
Mayor Menino trying new anti-gang tactic