By - 2/24/06 - 4:19 pm

18-year-old male found suffering from a gunshot wound. Taken to Boston Medical Center with critical, but apparently not life-threatening, injuries.

Holworthy and Harold streets

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By - 2/23/06 - 3:48 pm

Four black males knock on door looking for somebody; then force door open, point gun at 18-year-old inside.

They take cell phone and video console. Pauliasky Francois, 19, of Mattapan, arrested and charged; other three still at large.

Greenwood St.

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By - 2/19/06 - 1:32 am

Man reports being stabbed from behind at Boston Bowl. Taken to Boston Medical Center by friends, suffering from injuries not considered life threatening.

800 Morrissey Blvd.

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By - 2/17/06 - 7:36 pm

36-year-old victim found with gunshot wounds to chest and leg; taken to Boston Medical Center.

Roxbury man, Carlton Richardson, 38, found on Blue Hill Avenue arrested in connection with the shooting - and on warrants from Lynn on motor-vehicle larceny and destruction of personal property charges.

1 Nazing Ct.

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By - 2/16/06 - 3:40 pm

All four taken to local hospitals with injuries not believed to be life threatening.

60 Clarkson St.

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By - 2/15/06 - 11:33 pm

Victim, of Dorchester, shot in right shoulder, taken to Boston Medical Center.

14 Woodbine St.

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By - 2/15/06 - 5:15 am

23-year-old man walking home from friend's house hit over head with unknown object by two suspects, who then took his backpack and kicked and punched him.

Taken to Boston Medical Center with head and neck injuries.

Crescent Ave.

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By - 2/14/06 - 12:32 am

Taken to Boston Medical Center with non-life threatening gunshot wound.

Dumas St. and Mountain Ave.

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By - 2/10/06 - 8:53 pm

Boston EMS transported the victim to the Boston Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Quincy St. and Magnolia St.

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By - 2/10/06 - 7:40 pm

Philip Carver poetically salutes those who not only are OFDs, but who never left:

... The only thing that rivaled my youth here in Dot is the fact that I chose to remain in this spot.

The allure of moving to a bucolic town was always fleeting and quickly put down.

When I start to feel nostalgic for my youthful days, I walk to Tenean and try catching some rays.

Good, bad or indifferent I'm here for the long haul:

Dorchester has my heart and I have answered her call. ...

By - 2/9/06 - 9:21 pm

Victim found on sidewalk with multiple gunshot wounds; taken to a local hospital in critical condition.

4 Beale St.

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By - 1/31/06 - 2:25 am

Police recover several spent rounds in frton of house, along with damage to outside walls and windows. No one injured.

29 Winston Rd.

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By - 1/30/06 - 10:23 am

One man shot in face and left arm; other with gunshot wounds to face, neck and left arm.

33 East St.

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By - 1/29/06 - 2:46 pm

On second visit, man displayed small semi-automatic handgun and robbed clerk. Police looking for 25-30 year old white/hispanic male, about 5-5, 160 lbs., wearing a white coat.

322 Talbot Ave.

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By - 1/28/06 - 2:07 am

Three 21-year-olds, from Dedham, Roxbury and Mattapan, arrested after residents reported two men, one masked, one hooded, had broken into their house. Police spotted two men getting into a waiting BMW, recovered a knife and a large amount of cash.

21 Adams St.

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By - 1/26/06 - 9:10 pm

Man holding what appeared to be a gun under his shirt robbed the store, fled.

1420 Dorchester Ave.

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By - 1/24/06 - 9:23 pm

Two men allegedly got into an argument with two women. One man charged with shooting one woman in the leg; other man charged with smacking other woman in the head with a chair. Injuries not life-threatening.

105 Lawrence Ave.

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By - 1/21/06 - 4:10 am

Two black males wanted.

American Legion Highway and Blue Hill Ave.

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By - 1/20/06 - 5:48 pm

22-year-old taken to Boston Medical Center for treatment of multiple gunshot wounds.

Ballou Ave. and Mascot St.

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By - 1/18/06 - 8:28 pm

On the City Record and Boston News-Letter, Charles Swift discusses an interesting, what-if project to extend the Emerald Necklace into Dorchester: