Dorchester

By - 2/21/16 - 12:38 am

Boston Police report the arrest of two alleged drug dealers - whom they say stored a loaded gun in a baby seat - in a house that had an armed home invasion in December. Read more.

By - 2/20/16 - 9:25 pm

Boston Police report a get-together of five teens Friday night ended with both a gun and a knife being drawn. Read more.

By - 2/18/16 - 11:47 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old they say used one of his three guns to shoot at four guys outside 30 Bailey St. around 12:10 this morning. Read more.

By - 2/18/16 - 2:54 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of a man newly on probation for armed-robbery convictions who was wanted by federal officials for his alleged participation in the robbery of a man in Everett last month.

Dejahn Harrison, 27, who has "a lengthy, violent past" and was considered armed and dangerous, was arrested following a stakeout at 37 Pleasant Hill Ave. yesterday, police say. Read more.

By - 2/16/16 - 3:32 pm

State Education Commissioner Mitchell Chester is backing plans by the Neighborhood House Charter School and the Brooke charter schools to extend their current K-8 programs to the secondary level. Read more.

By - 2/16/16 - 9:59 am

A two-alarm fire has displaced 46 residents at Ditson Street Senior Housing, 25 Ditson St.

The Boston Fire Department estimates damage at $500,000 from the fire, which started on the second floor, then spread to the third floor and the roof.

Fire Investigators have determined cause was an electrical short in the wiring in a pipe chase 2nd floor ceiling.

Residents were evacuated safely.

By - 2/15/16 - 1:59 pm

Boston firefighters are at 57 Woodford St. for a third-floor fire reported around 1:50 p.m. A second alarm was ordered about nine minutes later

By - 2/14/16 - 9:37 am

Police and prosecutors showed video of Friday's Devon Street incident to community leaders, who afterwards told the Globe it was pretty clear that the man fatally shot by police fired first - just as officers were getting out of their cars to investigate a report of a shooting.

The man, Peter Fanfan, 29, has a long record that includes gun-related and auto-theft arrests.

By - 2/13/16 - 2:42 pm
Space saver on Church Street

People keep calling in and posting complaints to 311 about space savers. A concerned citizen files a report on Church Street in Dorchester:

The city has removed space savers on this street and these residents just keep putting more out.

By - 2/12/16 - 4:21 pm

The Boston Licensing Board voted yesterday to let Levi's Restaurant, 323 Washington St., add cocktails and hard liquor to the beer and wine it was already allowed to serve. Read more.

By - 2/12/16 - 11:00 am

Boston Police report one man is dead and two are injured following an incident inside 107 Devon St. and just outside around 10:25 a.m. Read more.

By - 2/12/16 - 8:46 am

State Police report a man's bad driving led to his arrest for heroin trafficking Wednesday afternoon.

State Police say a trooper spotted a guy ignore a stop sign from Old Road onto Columbia Road shortly before 6 p.m. Also, he didn't signal for the right turn from the popular shortcut from Blue Hill Avenue to Columbia Road. Read more.

By - 2/11/16 - 1:51 pm
Dossantos

UPDATE: The Herald reports the third guy had a GPS bracelet on, too.

Two of the three men arrested on charges they robbed a Savin Hill market at gunpoint last night were wearing GPS ankle bracelets as a condition of their bail on earlier gun-related arrests, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 2/10/16 - 6:44 pm

The Pleasant View Market at Savin Hill Avenue and Pleasant Street was robbed at gunpoint around 6 p.m. by three masked men with a gun, who made off with some cash and several cartons of Newport cigarettes.

Not long after, police shut down Roach Street off Dorchester Avenue when they tracked the suspects to an apartment at 22 Roach St. Read more.

By - 2/8/16 - 11:30 am
Tenean Beach under water

Tenean Beach? Where's that? MPS shows us it's completely underwater this morning.

Morrissey Boulevard is, as you might expect, closed due to flooding.

By - 2/6/16 - 12:21 am

Boston Police report an incident at 500 Geneva Ave. late Thursday left a gunman with a fresh stab wound and his two alleged victims with graze wounds from shots he fired at them. Read more.

By - 2/5/16 - 7:46 am

Stanley Staco reports a man was stabbed on Vassar Street around 1 a.m. Because of the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was called in, just in case.

By - 1/30/16 - 12:29 am

Police responded to two locations for shots fired: Humphreys Street at Humphreys Place in Uphams Corner around 9:30 p.m. and Armandine Street just off Washington around 12:15 p.m. No reported injuries.

By - 1/28/16 - 4:40 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today sided with residents and elected officials and denied a license for a liquor store proposed for 438 Blue Hill Ave.

At a hearing yesterday, residents and representatives from the mayor, six city councilors and two state representatives said there was no public need for yet another liquor store in an area that already has eight of them within a half mile.