Dorchester

By - 10/29/16 - 3:00 pm

Boston Police report two people, a woman believed to be in her 30s, and a male in his teens, were shot around 2:25 p.m. outside 152 Washington St., near Morse Street.

The woman was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The teen was treated for a less serious injury.

2016 murders in Dorchester and other neighborhoods.

By - 10/29/16 - 1:48 pm
Line to vote in West Roxbury

Shortly after noon, John Burger reported the line to vote at the West Roxbury library was around the corner and up near the Lyndon School.

Todd Duval reported a long line in Lower Mills, as well. And Dan O'Brien shows us the people waiting to vote in the Bolling Building in Dudley Square: Read more.

By - 10/29/16 - 10:12 am

A federal judge this week sentenced Jaquan Casanova to 28 years in federal prison for shooting a man on the orders of the leader of a multi-state prostitution ring convinced the man was ratting them out to the feds, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By - 10/28/16 - 9:03 am

The Dorchester Reporter sounds the alarm: Dorchester is Boston's noisiest neighborhood (while neighboring Mattapan is the quietest), based on the Greater Boston Neighborhood Noise Report Card.

By - 10/27/16 - 9:56 am

Boston Police report officers investigating gunfire outside 14 Rill St. Tuesday night found the car that had been spotted leaving the scene "at a high rate of speed with the headlights turned off" on Columbia Road. Read more.

By - 10/25/16 - 10:35 pm

Around 10:15 p.m. at Angel Market, 6 Glenway St., by several people in hoodies.

By - 10/24/16 - 11:47 pm

Peter McGowan, 53, was ordered held without bail on a murder charge for the death of Stephen Cherup, 50, in a fight in Newmarket Square late Saturday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 10/24/16 - 9:09 pm
Wanted for Dorchester purse snatching

Boston Police report they're looking for man for a purse snatching in the Florian Hall parking lot yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 10/24/16 - 8:39 am

A couple days ago, the Globe reported how Keolis treats the Faimount Line like its spare-parts bin - pulling equipment off the line when other lines have problems. This morning, Samantha Sergeant reports:

now 754 Fairmount Readville is having engine issues after already 20mins late! WTF R WE PAYING U 4?!?!

By - 10/23/16 - 10:32 pm

Boston Police report finding a man in his 40s with fatal injuries outside 1071 Massachusetts Ave. around 5:15 p.m. on Saturday following a fight with another man. Read more.

By - 10/21/16 - 11:00 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say ended a fight on Fuller Street Thursday night by getting out a loaded gun and smacking his opponent in the head with it. Read more.

By - 10/21/16 - 11:52 am

The Krafts think the old Bayside Expo Center, now owned by UMass Boston, would make a great location for a Revolution stadium. And Shirley Leung, on the rebound from the Olympics, swoons.

Some may say I have never met a stadium I didn’t like. But I really like this one. What’s most exciting is the opportunity to build something different in a part of the city that could use an economic jolt. It’s not another strip mall, big-box retailer, or luxury condo tower — and that’s a good thing.

Bidding for the sprawling Olympics tore the city apart, but a Dorchester stadium could be the project that brings everyone together.

By - 10/20/16 - 10:44 pm

Around 10:30 p.m. in the side of Harambee Park closest to the Lee School.

By - 10/20/16 - 1:04 pm

Edgardo Clark today pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter for killing Gerald Williamson outside Chung Wah on Bowdoin Street on Oct. 16, 2014, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 10/19/16 - 8:28 am

Uncle Joe is coming for a visit.

Expect significant delays between 2 and 6 p.m. as Secret Service and law enforcement officers work to secure the area for the vice president's visit. A security check-point will be set up at around noon between the Kennedy Institute and the end of University Drive North to search all vehicles traveling toward the institute and the Campus Center.

By - 10/19/16 - 8:26 am

Our own Jim Sullivan writes about a recent tour he and Mattapan Line driver Tim Murphy gave a Japanese reporter and some transit enthusiasts and wonders why the T doesn't promote the PCC ride as a tourist attraction:

The Mattapan-Ashmont line is a true tourist attraction. Drivers like Tim Murphy love to show it off. Why the T doesn’t better promote one of its true gems is the real puzzler.

By - 10/18/16 - 7:40 pm

The victim died.

Shortly before 6 p.m. near Dix Street, Ed Baur reports. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the person's injuries.

By - 10/17/16 - 10:57 am
Dog with Halloween zombie in Dorchester

A ghoulish citizen filed a 311 complaint and photo from Stoughton Street in Dorchester:

Dog vandalizing graveyard and disturbing the peace.

The city has already marked the complaint closed.

By - 10/13/16 - 4:22 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports police think somebody's using a gizmo to trap and retrieve check-containing envelopes from USPS mail boxes in the area around Ashmont and Peabody Square.

By - 10/7/16 - 8:45 am

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday slapped Pho So 1, 223 Adams St., with a three-day suspension for staying open way past its 10 p.m. closing time on two days in August and September. Read more.