Dorchester

By - 7/6/16 - 4:49 pm

A Red Line rider forwards this photo of a guy who tried and failed to get the attention of the two women on either side of him, or maybe upskirt them, on an Alewife-bound train between JFK/UMass and South Station.

By - 7/6/16 - 1:09 pm

UPDATE: Ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail, Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Boston Police report Robert Williams, 31, of Dorchester, on charges related to a February armed home invasion they say ended with a shootout that left his alleged accomplice dead. Read more.

By - 7/6/16 - 10:19 am
JFK Library in the fog on Dorchester Bay

Eileen Murphy walked along Carson Beach in the fog yesterday.

By - 7/5/16 - 2:27 pm

We just walked through Roslindale Square and there are so many gypsy moths you have to keep your mouth closed to avoid one flying in. Reports are coming in of equally gross conditions in South Boston and Dorchester.

Josh Deering reports his flight into Logan last night had to sit 20 or 25 minutes at the gate to clear a swarm of the moths to connect the jetway.

By - 7/3/16 - 9:09 pm

Hildreth and Wildwood: Note evidence markers in fence. Photo by Amanda.

Gunfire around 8:05 p.m. at the intersection of Hildreth and Wildwood streets left at least three cars with fresh bullet holes or scratches. No people, however, were reported hit.

By - 7/2/16 - 10:51 pm

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot around 10:15 p.m. on Clifton Street near East Cottage. A car was also hit.

By - 7/1/16 - 2:02 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men in Roberts Playground off Dunbar Avenue yesterday evening by officers patrolling the area because of recent gun-related incidents. Read more.

By - 7/1/16 - 12:19 pm

Turns out the author of "O, Canada" lived and died in Boston - although he did at least compose what became the Canadian national anthem while living in Canada in 1880. Read more.

By - 6/30/16 - 1:32 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old from Lynn they say threatened at least two people with a loaded gun on Dudley Street before pedaling away on a bike he'd stolen not long before.

According to police: Read more.

By - 6/30/16 - 9:12 am

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports the Santander Bank branch at 585 Columbia Rd., at Stoughton, was held up yesterday.

The suspect is described as 5'7" or 5'8" and muscular.

If he looks familiar, contact the task force at 617-742-5533. There could be a reward in it for you.

By - 6/28/16 - 8:01 pm

Boston Police report officers who head gunfire and then saw an SUV speed away arrested two people in the vehicle yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 6/28/16 - 7:42 pm

Chronicle: The show for suburbanites who marvel civilization can be found south of Fenway Park.

Via David Finnerty.

By - 6/28/16 - 4:37 pm

A Dorchester man who admitted he was drunk when he took the life of a teenager waiting to cross the street with his bicycle was sentenced today to 12 years in state prison, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 6/26/16 - 11:18 am
State Police cruiser in ruins

State Police released photos of the patrol car a trooper was in on I-93 south early Saturday when, police say, another car plowed into it - along with a statement by State Police Col. Richard McKeon: Read more.

By - 6/25/16 - 8:35 am

WHDH reports a crash around 2:45 a.m. on I-93 southbound near South Bay sent six people to the hospital, including a state trooper who was stopped by the side of the road dealing with another crash when a car slammed into his patrol car.

By - 6/24/16 - 7:23 pm

A federal jury this week convicted Jaquan Casanova of tampering with a witness by attempting to kill him, which could net him up to 30 years in prison, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By - 6/22/16 - 11:25 pm

Around 10:45 p.m., BPD officers responded to Columbia Road and Blue Hill Avenue on a report that some guys on dirt bikes had just smashed a window of a sergeant's personal car.

As officers roamed the area looking for five guys on dirt bikes - several were spotted but not pursued for safety reasons - officers found somebody who'd just been robbed at gunpoint at Dudley and Cottage streets, shortly after 11 p.m. The suspect made off with, among other things, the victim's sneakers.

By - 6/22/16 - 4:38 pm

A Suffolk County grand jury this week indicted Brian McElhinney, 23, on a charge of manslaughter for the April 17 death of Brian Hingston of Quincy behind the Greenhill Bakery on Adams Street, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 6/22/16 - 12:19 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of two men on charges they gunned down Raekwon Brown outside Burke High School on June 8 - one of them who was already considered an "armed career criminal" at age 18 five years ago.

Jonathan Aguasvivas, 23, of Roxbury and Benzy Bain, 24, of Mattapan, were arraigned on murder charges in Dorchester Municipal Court. They were ordered held without bail, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Police said more people could be charged.

By - 6/22/16 - 12:15 pm

Boston Police report that drug-unit officers conducting a search at 31 Baird St. found two guns, one loaded, and several rounds of ammunition.

Kyjarri Dookie, 21, of Randolph, was charged with two counts each of unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition.

Innocent, etc.