Dorchester

By - 3/14/17 - 11:34 pm

Boston Police report arresting three people on gun charges after officers approached their car, parked in front of a hydrant at Washington Street and Southern Avenue Monday night. Read more.

By - 3/13/17 - 9:31 am

Boston Police report arresting two alleged burglars - and seizing two guns - after a Dorchester resident spotted them while monitoring his apartment from work via a surveillance camera. Read more.

By - 3/10/17 - 11:15 pm
Desmond Tahatdil

Boston Police report they are searching for Desmond Tahatdil, 55, on charges he fatally stabbed his son, Brendan Tahatdil, 35, on Hartford Street in Dorchester on Tuesday.

Police say the elder Tahatdil may have fled to New York, where he has ties.

Innocent, etc.

By - 3/9/17 - 3:35 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today revoked Pho So 1's food-serving and beer-and-wine licenses after its fifth citation in seven months for staying open well past its licensed closing time of 10 p.m. Read more.

By - 3/7/17 - 1:13 pm

Boston Police report a man found stabbed around 7:45 a.m. at 66 Hartford St. died after being transported to a local hospital.

The victim was 35 and had multiple stab wounds, police say.

By - 3/7/17 - 12:20 pm

The Boston Licensing Board this week will decide whether to revoke Pho So 1's liquor license - or possibly even shut the restaurant completely - because police keep finding it open and serving beer way after its licensed 10 p.m. closing time. Read more.

By - 3/6/17 - 10:59 am

Mayor Walsh and City Councilor Ayanna Pressley today unveiled a proposal to add 152 new liquor licenses aimed mainly at helping out start-up restaurants in outer neighborhoods.

But their proposal, which would require approval by the state legislature and the governor, would also grant the city the power to give an "umbrella" license to any development of more than 500,000 square feet, such as the South Bay Town Center project now under construction in Dorchester and the Seaport Square development in South Boston. Read more.

By - 3/5/17 - 9:41 pm

Mass Media reports a UMass freshman who fell from the third floor of the Campus Center on Feb. 28 died two days later.

By - 3/4/17 - 2:04 pm
Wanted for bank robbery in Dorchester

Boston Police are seeking a man in connection with the robbery of the East Boston Savings Bank branch at 305 Talbot Ave. in Dorchester around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

By - 3/4/17 - 1:40 pm

State Police report a man suffered serious injuries, and the driver minor injuries, when their car crashed around 12:20 a.m. in the turnaround in front of the Globe building on Morrissey Boulevard. Read more.

By - 3/3/17 - 5:58 pm

Boston firefighters are at 29 Myrtlebank Avenue, where a second-floor, rear porch erupted in flames around 5:50 p.m.

By - 3/3/17 - 1:21 pm

State Police report the man who died when hit by an SUV Wednesday morning was Claudio Correia, 26, of Boston.

State Police say they continue to investigate the incident, in which they say Correia made it across the southbound side of I-93 before getting hit on the northbound side just past Columbia Road.

By - 3/2/17 - 9:58 pm
Bad Dorchester crash

A multi-car crash around 9:45 p.m. on Gallivan Boulevard at the trolley bridge left one car in flames, several people possibly injured and the road shut.

By - 3/2/17 - 12:38 am

Federal officials yesterday charged Arif Ali Sha, 66, with selling counterfeit goods out of stores in Dorchester, East Boston and Chelsea for ten years. Read more.

By - 3/1/17 - 2:21 pm

An official at UMass Boston says the school is trying to stamp out white-supremacy posters that have been appearing on campus in recent days. Read more.

By - 3/1/17 - 9:44 am
Dorchester bank robbery suspect

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force has released photos of the woman it says held up the Santander Bank branch at 1442 Dorchester Ave. in Fields Corner around 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 16. Read more.

By - 3/1/17 - 8:46 am

State Police report a man walking on I-93 northbound, just past Columbia Road, died after being hit by a car around 5:15 a.m. Read more.

By - 2/28/17 - 5:34 pm

Two years before Eric Vick, a JetBlue worker at Logan Airport, was snared in what turned out to be a cash-smuggling sting operation, he was busy smuggling guns from Georgia into Boston, where at least one was used in a Dorchester gang shooting, federal prosecutors charge. Read more.

By - 2/27/17 - 3:26 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports the money will keep the Mattapan Line's historic trolleys running while the T figures out what to do to maintain service in the long run.