Dorchester

By - 2/4/17 - 12:25 am

Around 12:15 a.m. on Rosedale Street, near Whitfield.

By - 1/30/17 - 9:44 pm

Boston firefighters responded to 77 Topliff St. around 9:35 p.m. for a third-floor fire that they knocked down in less than ten minutes. The Red Cross was requested to help six residents find a place to stay.

By - 1/30/17 - 9:34 pm

Around 9:10 p.m., a man got out of a car on Brookview Street, shot at a car parked at Brookview and Harvard Street, then got back in his car and drove off. Nobody hit.

By - 1/30/17 - 12:25 pm

Boston Police report finding a man in his 40s with a gunshot wound at 31 Regina Rd. around 6:30 this morning.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

He is Boston's third murder victim this year.

By - 1/29/17 - 10:03 pm

Boston Police report officers responding to gunfire at 28 Bowdoin St. last night arrested two men on gun charges a couple blocks away on Corona Street. Read more.

By - 1/29/17 - 12:07 am

Around 11:55 p.m. on Saturday on Elmhurst Street, off Norfolk. No people hit.

By - 1/27/17 - 12:15 am

At least nine shots fired, around 11:55 p.m., in the area of 50 Ames St. No victims reported.

By - 1/26/17 - 4:07 pm
Wanted in connection with murder of Benine Timothee

Boston Police hope somebody can help them identify these two "persons of interest" in the October murder of Benine Timothee, who was walking to English class, three months after she arrived here from Haiti, when she was cut down in gunfire police say was meant for somebody else. Read more.

By - 1/25/17 - 5:30 pm
Jeudy

Jovani Devon Jeudy, shot to death on Nightingale Street in Dorchester on Saturday, leaves his parents, two brothers and a sister.

Visitation will be on Feb. 3 at George Lopes Funeral Home in Mattapan, followed by a funeral Mass on Feb. 4 at St. Angela Parish in Mattapan.

No arrest has yet been made in connection with his death.

By - 1/24/17 - 10:32 am

The Zoning Board of Appeals this morning approved a developer's plans to replace a single-family home on Fuller Street near Dorchester Avenue with a three-story building with six apartments.

In its 6-2 vote, the board did set two provisos for 20 Fuller St: Read more.

By - 1/23/17 - 7:34 pm
Brodi the missing BPD K-9

UPDATE: Found on Lenoxdale Street.

Boston Police report they are looking for Brodi the K-9, last seen in the area of Hallet and Hill Top streets near Pope John Paul II Park and the Neponset River.

By - 1/23/17 - 4:34 pm

Just in time for the evening rush hour, the T reports "moderate" delays towards Alewife on the Braintree side due to some sort of track problem at JFK/UMass.

By - 1/22/17 - 11:25 am

Boston Police report a man was fatally shot around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday at 56 Nightingale St.

The man, in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene. He is Boston's second homicide victim this year.

By - 1/20/17 - 12:46 pm

A gun police say they found in a man's car on a Dorchester street can be used as evidence against him in an upcoming trial, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today. Read more.

By - 1/19/17 - 2:28 pm

The East Boston Savings Bank branch at 305 Talbot Ave. was held up around 2:15 p.m. by 20-year old Hispanic man, 5'6" to 5'8" and wearing a gray hoodie under a North Face jacket, with black pants and sneakers.

By - 1/18/17 - 8:11 am

Around 7 p.m. at Dorchester Avenue near Wrentham Street. Gavin Schoch reports the victim's injuries were life threatening; the homicide unit was called in just in case. The Herald reports police found the apparent hit-and-run car, abandoned, in Quincy.

By - 1/16/17 - 11:31 pm
Protesters on steps of Dorchester courthouse

Greg Cook chronicled the Mass Action Against Police Brutality’s MLK Day March for Justice, which had a stop on the steps of the Dorchester courthouse this afternoon.

By - 1/16/17 - 10:38 pm

The state Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission ruled last month that the Boston Licensing Board erred in requiring the new owners of a Washington Street liquor store to stop selling nips. Read more.

By - 1/14/17 - 6:40 pm

Around 6:30 p.m. on Dakota Street between Boyd and Greenbrier. Nobody hit.

By - 1/13/17 - 9:14 am

WBZ reports MassDOT workers spent the night checking out light poles along I-93 in Dorchester to try to avoid a repeat of a Thursday morning incident in which a pole crumpled to the ground - where a bus then hit part of it, sending it flying into the front of a car. The driver was not hurt.