While riding a bicycle shortly after 8 p.m. in the area of 128 Fuller, near Washington Street, Stanley Staco reports. Boston Police report the 16-year-old died and that they are looking for two suspects: "both black males in their late teens or early twenties, wearing green hoodies who fled the area on foot on Washington Street towards Mora Street."
Around 5:20 p.m. at Milton Avenue and Armandine Street.
Even the Boston Yeti made an appearance - after first shaving some fur for the summertime.
Marchers in the annual parade had bright skies, but not absurdly warm or humid conditions this year. Still, imagine marching 4+ miles dressed like this: Read more.
Architects for developer Demetrios Dasco have released renderings of his proposed DotBlock, which would replace a series of low-slung storefronts and industrial buildings at Dorchester Avenue and Hancock Street with 384 apartments, 60,000 square feet of retail space, a 450-car garage and a large pedestrian walkway parallel to Dot. Ave.
Stanley Staco reports a man was stabbed outside 150 Hancock St. around 5:30 p.m. - not long after somebody was robbed of an iPhone on the street by crooks smart enough to insist he turn off the phone's tracking software first. The stabbing victim is 17 and lives in Hyde Park.
The Dorchester Reporter covered last night's meeting between city and police officials and Bowdoin Street residents.
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.
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.
Around 1:30 p.m. on Lyndhurst Street between Washington and Allston.
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.
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.
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.
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.