By - 7/3/07 - 9:05 pm

Boston Police report arresting Jovan Adams, 22, of Dorchester, for the May 15 murder of Cordeiro Andrade, 20, of Roxbury and the non-fatal shooting of a woman.

Police say they are now looking for Taquise Johnson, 18, of Roxbury, for the same shootings. Police say he is black, 6 feet tall, 150 pounds.

By - 6/28/07 - 12:14 am

Chased by three men who kept stabbing him; taken to Boston Medical Center in stable condition.

18 Howe St.

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By - 6/27/07 - 9:50 pm

A Dorchester man faces charges he stabbed two Brookline men in Allston early on June 8, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says.

Richard Wallace, 26, is charged with armed assault with intent to murder, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, threats and common affray.

By - 6/27/07 - 12:38 am

Man got into fight with two other men, one of whom stabbed him repeatedly.

1886 Dorchester Ave.

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By - 6/24/07 - 11:25 pm

14-year-old from Mattapan faces a charge of assault and batter with a dangerous weapon.

81 Sydney St.

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By - 6/23/07 - 10:01 pm

Boston Police report that Boston and Chicopee police arrested Patrick Mayhew, 20, of Dorchester Friday night and charged him with the murder of Joseph Smith, 39, of Dorchester. Smith was found with multiple gunshot wounds on Nottingham Street Thursday afternoon.

By - 6/21/07 - 9:22 pm

Joseph "Jo Jo" McAfee Smith, 39, found lying on the ground at 27 Nottingham St. around 1:40 p.m.; pronounced dead at Boston Medical Center.

Globe: Longtime Dorchester resident, 39, is slain.
Herald: Man gunned down in Dorchester.

By - 6/21/07 - 1:40 pm

Man, 39, found shot; pronounced dead at Boston Medical Center.

28 Nottingham St.

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By - 6/19/07 - 11:36 pm

Boston Police report arresting Bernard Piscopo, 38, for the murder of Adam Rich at the 6 House bar in South Boston on Sunday.

An argument over a spilled beer allegedly escalated into a brawl in which Rich, 26, of Revere, and a friend were stabbed.

Piscopo is scheduled to be arraigned in South Boston District Court Wednesday morning.

By - 6/19/07 - 9:46 pm

Taken to Boston Medical Center for treatment.

511 Norfolk St.

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By - 6/14/07 - 5:18 pm

Jury had declared itself deadlocked yesterday in the case of Jason Meeks, charged with the first-degree murder of Alvaro Sanders in 2001. Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley says he will seek a new trial.

Meeks's sister, LaDawn Hicks, faces witness intimidation charges for allegedly convincing a witness in the case not to show up in court.

By - 6/12/07 - 4:30 pm

Shot while he was riding his bike; in critical condition.

Westville and Boyd streets

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By - 6/7/07 - 11:50 pm

Male, 16, taken to Boston Medical Center for treatment.

Dorchester Ave. and Mayfield St.

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By - 6/7/07 - 11:23 pm

Michael Hansbury, 41, of Mattapan, found unconscious, bleeding from the head after a fight.

10 Monston St.

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By - 6/7/07 - 8:29 pm

Police found him with large lump to the back of the head.

Two teen-agers arrested.

Crescent Ave. and Sydney St.

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By - 6/5/07 - 9:07 am

Chris Lovett provides the context of the parade, which dates to the early 1900s, as a reflection of the neighborhood's long-standing role as a destination for immigrants.

By - 6/4/07 - 11:54 pm

Attacked from behind; taken to Boston Medical Center, expected to live.

Moseley St. and Columbia Rd.

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By - 6/4/07 - 9:47 am
By - 6/3/07 - 2:43 pm

Hosteene Isaacs, 39, of Dorchester, died three days later.

26 Leroy St.

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By - 5/31/07 - 4:36 pm

Update: As Ron Newman notes below, BPDNews is back online (so my fingers have stopped twitching so much).