Around 3:45 a.m. on Bloomfield Street, according to Boston EMS Incidents.
Police are looking for a man who apparently decided 10:20 on a Saturday morning was a good time to fire several rounds from his handgun up Stanton Street from Norfolk Street. He then ran down Stanton.
He's described as black, about 6' and heavyset, with facial hair, wearing a blue and red jacket and a baseball cap and carrying a black backpack.... Read more
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that Ernest Watkins IV, charged with first-degree murder for a fatal Fields Corner stabbing in 2012, can be tried as an adult.
Watkins had sought to be tried in juvenile court, which cannot impose a life sentence. A Superior Court judge denied his motion. The Supreme Judicial Court said the case raised no double-jeopardy questions and that Watkins... Read more
Around 7:40 p.m. outside 80 Greenwood St.
Suspect: Black, 28, no shirt, white shorts, red do-rag, may have fled in white Sonata.
The kids at the Mather School in Dorchester have issued an invitation.
The Dorchester Reporter reports the Dorchester gas tank now sports a giant Boston Gas logo again only because National Grid stripped off the Keyspan and National Grid logos atop it as part of an overall repainting of the tank.
Around 11:20 p.m. on Melbourne Street near Centre.
Jay Kelly noticed a warning to the woman stealing flowers from this gardener on a side street off Neponset Avenue in Dorchester.
Boston Police report Timara Reynolds, 18, hasn't been seen since July 3.
Reynolds, 5'4" and 170 lbs., was last seen around midnight that day at 11 Jerome St., wearing an orange tank top, a matching orange skirt, rainbow flip flops and a black hooded sweatshirt with "Yeah Buddy."
If you've seen her, contact 911 or C-11 detectives at 617-343-4335.... Read more
A Suffolk County grand jury this week indicted two brothers on charges they used a detachable steering wheel and a knife in a brawl outside a party at the DoubleTree Hotel on Mt. Vernon Street that ended with one of their opponents dead of stab wounds - from his own knife.
Shawn Coleman, 22, of the South End, was charged with second-degree murder and was... Read more
WBZ reports a man ran into a teen on a scooter at Kingsdale and Standish streets tonight, then fled, then was arrested after he crashed into a car in Jamaica Plain.
The teen's injuries from the crash shortly after 8 p.m. were so severe the homicide unit was summoned.
Boston Police report a man and woman standing at Washington and Erie streets found themselves surrounded by 10 to 15 boys and girls, who began beating them when they resisted a robbery attempt around 9:30 p.m yesterday:
The female victim stated that she and her male friend were waiting for their bus connection when she was attacked by a young female suspect. The female... Read more
A man walked onto I-93 southbound at South Bay around 1 a.m., and popped into the high-speed lane - where he was promptly struck and killed by a Mercedes, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. The man, 38, from Boston, did not survive.
The driver, a 47-year-old man from Brockton, stayed at the scene, the DA's office says:
The operator remained at the scene,... Read more
A Boston Police officer on leave and without a valid driver's license was released on personal recognizance today on charges he stole a cruiser from the C-11 police station in Dorchester over the holiday weekend, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Dorchester District Court Judge James Coffey let Patrick Donovan walk after Donovan's attorney said he was checking into a substance-abuse program today. Prosecutors... Read more