Dorchester

By - 5/22/15 - 1:55 pm

A Dorchester man was sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison this week for transporting three Maine women across state lines to work as prostitutes in Boston.

Unlike in Maine, where he earned money from the work of two of the women, however, Fritz Blanchard, 28, and his fellow pimp never got a chance to see any revenue from the women they tried to...Read more

By - 5/22/15 - 8:14 am

State Police report a Dorchester man suffered serious injuries yesterday when a woman from Quincy drove over him as they were both traveling around Neponset Circle around 4:30 p.m. yesterday. Read more.Read more

By - 5/22/15 - 7:44 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports the developers behind the proposed Dot Block at Dot. Ave. and Hancock Street are now asking for BRA approval to build 420 apartments, thanks to their acquisition of some more land.Read more

By - 5/21/15 - 6:39 pm

Shortly before 5 p.m., Boston EMS Incidents reports.Read more

By - 5/20/15 - 1:59 pm

Gregory McCoy, 27, of Dorchester, had bail set at $250,000 for his alleged role in the crash at Talbot and New England avenues last night that killed a teenage bicyclist, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.Read more

By - 5/19/15 - 10:27 pm

Around 10:10 p.m. at Talbot and New England avenues between two cars and a teen on a bicycle.

WCVB reports the cars, one a white Cadillac, crashed and one or both of the vehicles then hit the teen, killing him. Read more....Read more

By - 5/19/15 - 6:13 am

Shortly before 2 a.m., Stanley Staco reports.Read more

By - 5/18/15 - 10:47 pm

Around 10:20 p.m. by a group of young teens. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment.Read more

By - 5/15/15 - 3:11 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted George Ortega, 32, of Lynn, of first-degree murder for the death of Steven Fuentes in Uphams Corner in 2012, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.Read more

By - 5/14/15 - 2:16 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved a license for Chill on Park, an ice cream shop at 142 Park St. in Fields Corner. Read more.Read more

By - 5/14/15 - 12:16 pm

Capt. John Greland at C-6 reports on an incident around 3 p.m. yesterday at the South Bay Home Depot: A "very drunk" Quincy man wheeled a couple of air conditioners out of the store without paying for them, managed to slam them into a car in the parking lot, then started running when a bystander started chasing him - until he remembered he had...Read more

By - 5/14/15 - 11:44 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a man a jury said shared the guilt for the two men shot to death at Ka-Carlos even though he did not pull the trigger. Read more.Read more

By - 5/13/15 - 4:29 pm

Boston Police report that when officers responded to a report of a fight and gunfire this morning, a man peeled off in car and led them on a high-speed chase for two miles before jumping out of his car and running away with a gun in his hand. Read more....Read more

By - 5/13/15 - 3:58 pm

A teenager was ordered held without bail today on charges he sliced up at least two cats behind an abandoned house on Mt. Everett Street. Read more.Read more

By - 5/12/15 - 8:32 pm

Boston Police report Jeromie Johnson, 33, of Dorchester, died after being shot at 50 Richfield St. around 8:20 p.m. on April 4.

He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he eventually died, police say.Read more

By - 5/10/15 - 12:47 pm
Mother's Day Walk for Peace

Molly Lanzarotta was among the thousands who marched in the Mother's Day Walk for Peace in Dorchester this morning.

Honoring Louis: Interview with Tina Chéry, founder of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute.Read more

By - 5/8/15 - 11:50 pm

The man was shot around 11:45 p.m. on McLellan Street, off Blue Hill Avenue. Due to the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was called in, just in case.Read more

By - 5/8/15 - 7:55 am

Somebody filed a complaint with the city about one of those movable basketball backboard/hoop things sitting at the corner of Whitfield and Dunlap streets in Dorchester, saying somebody will get killed by a car and the kids playing basketball make too much of a ruckus at night.

A DPW crew went out to remove the hoop, but as a supervisor reports: Read...Read more

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