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Top Boston news: Woman stabbed in Roxbury; mayor proposes slashing police budget by $12M; more

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By Hoodline - Published on June 23, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Boston.

Homicide unit investigates stabbing of woman in Roxbury

Police on Monday found a woman with multiple stab wounds at 25 Howard St. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of her injuries.

Read the full story on Universal Hub.

District Attorney investigating MBTA cop who allegedly dragged black man off bus

The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office is investigating the actions of an MBTA transit police officer who resigned late last month after he allegedly dragged a 63-year-old man off a bus, knelt on his back and pushed his face into the ground, officials said.

Read the full story on 7News - WHDH Boston.

Stolen scooter leads to 2 arrests, 1 when man came to station to retrieve his gun

Boston police arrested two Connecticut men Sunday after one allegedly revealed a gun that was later determined to be stolen and demanded a victim’s blue moped.

Read the full story on Boston Globe.

Boston hosts webinars to help businesses navigate reopening

This week's webinars, which will be hosted on Zoom and translated into Spanish, Mandarin and Vietnamese, come as the state enters the second step of Phase 2 of Gov. Charlie Baker's reopening plan. 

Read the full story on NBC Boston.

Mayor proposes slashing police budget by $12M

Mayor Marty Walsh is proposing to slash $12 million from the Boston Police Department's budget, but some city councilors say it's not enough.

Read the full story on WCVB.


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