Dorchester

Dorchester

By - 5/28/15 - 9:26 pm
White Ford Fusion sought for shooting incident

Boston Police have released two surveillance photos of a car they say may be connected to a Bowdoin Street shooting that sent a boy and a man to the hospital Sunday afternoon. Read more.

By - 5/27/15 - 1:27 pm

Boston Police report they are looking for "a black male, approximately 14 - 18 years of age, about 5'8" tall, heavy set, wearing a red hooded sweat shirt, white shorts, and white sneakers" for Sunday's gunfire that struck a little kid riding a bicycle on Bowdoin Street and grazed an adult..

The Globe, meanwhile, posts a copy of surveillance video showing Divan Silva being shot.

By - 5/27/15 - 6:12 am

A brush fire reported in Dorchester Park behind Carney Hospital around 3:45 a.m. went to one alarm before it was contained because of the difficulty firefighters had getting to the blaze, the Boston Fire Department says.

By - 5/26/15 - 1:57 pm

Around 1:30 p.m. on Lyndhurst Street between Washington and Allston.

By - 5/24/15 - 10:31 pm

Staffers at TechBoston Academy in Boston say Fritz Philogene, who died when two cars crashed at Talbot and New England avenues and at least one hit him as he rode his bicycle, deserves to be buried in his native Haiti. Read more.

By - 5/24/15 - 6:32 pm

WBZ reports the 7-year-old was riding his bike on Bowdoin Street near Quincy Street and was up from Brockton to spend the weekend with his grandmother. An adult was grazed in the head by a bullet in the same incident.

By - 5/22/15 - 1:55 pm

A Dorchester man was sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison this week for transporting three Maine women across state lines to work as prostitutes in Boston.

Unlike in Maine, where he earned money from the work of two of the women, however, Fritz Blanchard, 28, and his fellow pimp never got a chance to see any revenue from the women they tried to have pick up men in downtown Boston, the FBI reports. Read more.

By - 5/22/15 - 8:14 am

State Police report a Dorchester man suffered serious injuries yesterday when a woman from Quincy drove over him as they were both traveling around Neponset Circle around 4:30 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By - 5/22/15 - 7:44 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports the developers behind the proposed Dot Block at Dot. Ave. and Hancock Street are now asking for BRA approval to build 420 apartments, thanks to their acquisition of some more land.

By - 5/21/15 - 6:39 pm

Shortly before 5 p.m., Boston EMS Incidents reports.

By - 5/20/15 - 1:59 pm

Gregory McCoy, 27, of Dorchester, had bail set at $250,000 for his alleged role in the crash at Talbot and New England avenues last night that killed a teenage bicyclist, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/19/15 - 10:27 pm

UPDATE: Driver arrested.

Around 10:10 p.m. at Talbot and New England avenues between two cars and a teen on a bicycle.

WCVB reports the cars, one a white Cadillac, crashed and one or both of the vehicles then hit the teen, killing him. Read more.

By - 5/19/15 - 6:13 am

Shortly before 2 a.m., Stanley Staco reports.

By - 5/18/15 - 10:59 pm

Around 10:30 p.m. at 1229 Dorchester Ave., Southie Scanner reports.

By - 5/18/15 - 10:47 pm

Around 10:20 p.m. by a group of young teens. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

By - 5/15/15 - 3:11 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted George Ortega, 32, of Lynn, of first-degree murder for the death of Steven Fuentes in Uphams Corner in 2012, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/14/15 - 2:16 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved a license for Chill on Park, an ice cream shop at 142 Park St. in Fields Corner. Read more.

By - 5/14/15 - 12:16 pm

Capt. John Greland at C-6 reports on an incident around 3 p.m. yesterday at the South Bay Home Depot: A "very drunk" Quincy man wheeled a couple of air conditioners out of the store without paying for them, managed to slam them into a car in the parking lot, then started running when a bystander started chasing him - until he remembered he had a knife, which he pulled out. But by then, police had arrived on scene. They disarmed him and took him down to C-6 for some booking action.

Click on the link if you want to see some serious BPD emoji action.

By - 5/14/15 - 11:44 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a man a jury said shared the guilt for the two men shot to death at Ka-Carlos even though he did not pull the trigger. Read more.

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