Police ask community for patience

Officials promise full disclosure in DaVeiga shooting http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2010/04/13/police_investigating_killing_ask_residents_to_be_patient/ Flanked by ministers and priests, activists in the Cape Verdean community, and political leaders, Boston police officials called on residents yesterday to be patient with them as they investigate the death of Manuel “Junior” DaVeiga, who authorities say shot himself in the head. Dozens of city leaders […]

R.I.P. Guru Stickers

Today brought the tragic news that Hip-Hop Legend and Boston native Keith Elam aka Guru of Gang Starr died yesterday after battling cancer for over a year. The Hip-Hop icon will most certainly be remembered and missed. Please use the following tribute stickers responsibly. Sticker 1 Sticker 2 Sticker 3 Sticker 4 4Up Sheet (Prints […]

Threats of revenge put police on guard

A guard has been posted at gang unit headquarters since a fatal shooting. (Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff) City police have been on high alert and taking unusual safety precautions since Saturday, when the death of a 19-year-old in a shootout with gang unit officers sparked threats of retaliation. Since Sunday, an armored truck from the department’s SWAT […]