BOSTON — The mass murder two weeks ago has put a spotlight on Mattapan that many residents are not happy about. No one is saying the media shouldn’t have covered the murders in Mattapan — the problem for many people was how it was covered and how reporters write about Mattapan the rest of the year.
BOSTON — Kimani Washington was arrested on Oct. 1 in Manchester, N.H., three days after five people were shot in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood.
BOSTON — The fourth victim of Boston’s recent mass murder was laid to rest Monday in Mattapan. Levaughn Washum-Garrison, 22, leaves behind a baby daughter.
BOSTON — In a city that’s seen its share of murders, these killings stand out because they broke the rule, people say. Women and children aren’t supposed to die in drug or gang disputes. The open casket at this funeral forced everyone here to confront the reality of these shootings.
BOSTON — As the congregation mourned for 21-year-old Eyanna Flonory and her 2-year-old son, Amani Smith — victims of last week’s quadruple-homicide in Mattapan — the bishop at Morning Star Baptist Church in Mattapan vowed a prayer campaign to end the reign of violence.
BOSTON — A young mother and her young son killed in a shooting in Boston are being laid to rest. The funeral for 21-year-old Eyanna Flonory and 2-year-old Amani Smith is scheduled to take place at Morning Star Baptist Church on Wednesday morning.
BOSTON — Community leaders and anti-violence groups are calling for a moment of silence in memory of four people who were killed last week in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood, including a 2-year-old boy and his mother.
MANCHESTER, N.H. — A Boston man wanted for questioning in the shooting deaths of four people isn’t going to fight extradition from New Hampshire, where he was arrested last week.
BOSTON — A Boston man was arrested in New Hampshire on weapons charges in connection with the fatal shooting of four people, including a toddler, in the city’s Mattapan neighborhood earlier in the week, authorities said Saturday.
DARTMOUTH, Mass. — A few days after the violent crime that terrorized Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood this week, the four candidates for governor discussed how they would combat crime.