Dorchester

By - 6/10/17 - 9:12 am

Shortly after 1 a.m. on Hartford Street near Howard and Brookford, Stanley Staco and Live Boston report.

By - 6/9/17 - 11:45 am

A federal judge this week sentenced Victor Florentino, 22, to two years in prison after he'd plead guilty to one count of engaging in the business of dealing with firearms without a license, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 6/9/17 - 11:10 am

A federal judge yesterday sentenced Israel Delacruz, 39, to two years in prison for his role in the Columbia Point Dawgs, a gang that started in the old Columbia Point Housing project and grew to include "crews" down the East Coast before 48 alleged members were indicted in 2015. Read more.

By - 6/8/17 - 8:57 am

A woman riding a bicycle on Geneva Avenue near Waldeck Street was hit by a vehicle whose driver kept on going, around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday. She was taken to the hospital with serious head trauma. 617 Images reports the homicide unit was called in, just in case.

By - 6/7/17 - 10:37 pm

Shortly before 10:30 p.m. on Glendale Street near Hancock Street. One victim was shot in the street, and the homicide unit was called in due to the severity of his injuries. The other victim was grazed by a bullet that came in the window of his house. Read more.

By - 6/7/17 - 3:07 pm

Just moments before her murder trial was to begin, Valerie Cirilo-Perez, 26, admitted she plunged a knife into Anthony Sinclair's heart in their Nightingale Street apartment during a fight on Dec. 8, 2015, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 6/6/17 - 11:56 pm

Boston Police report they are looking for man who has indecently assaulted at least three women over the past seven months - on Geneva and Downer avenues in Dorchester and Lambert Street in Roxbury. Read more.

By - 6/5/17 - 10:21 pm

Boston Police report arresting Kevin Willis, 27, for a double shooting on Westview Street that also left three vehicles with damage from gunfire. Read more.

By - 6/5/17 - 12:31 pm
Proposed new Pipefitters union building

Architect's rendering.

The Pipefitters Association, Local 537, has submitted detailed plans to the BPDA to replace its current one-story headquarters and training facility on Enterprise Street with a modern four-story, 70,000-square-foot building that will fit in well with the South Bay Town Center now under construction across the street.

In its filing with the BPDA, the union says: Read more.

By - 6/5/17 - 11:09 am

State Police charge a Fall River man responded to some affront while on I-93 yesterday by pulling out a loaded gun and pointing it at the car driven by the person who allegedly offended him. Read more.

By - 6/4/17 - 6:41 pm
Woman with feathers in Dorchester Day parade

As it does on the first Sunday every June, Dorchester celebrated itself in the Dorchester Day Parade up Dot. Ave.

Overcast skies kept things at just the right temperature for a parade, which featured everything from Vietnamese lion dancers to bagpipers to a Caribbean steel-drum players: Read more.

By - 6/3/17 - 11:05 pm

At Ripley Playground on Ripley Road, around 2:25 p.m., the Herald reports.

By - 6/2/17 - 6:19 pm

UPDATE: A second man was also shot.

Around 6:10 p.m. a man was found shot to the back in a car on Washington Street near the firehouse - not long after police arrived on Westview Street between Stratton and Ames to investigate gunfire.

Police eventually found two other cars with gunfire damage - one at Westview and Stratton and one with its rear window shot out, at Blue Hill Avenue and Creston, about a mile and a half away.

By - 6/2/17 - 9:31 am

Boston Police report arresting an 11-year-old, a 13-year-old and a 16-year-old for a series of knifepoint robberies in the area of Ceylon Park and the Frederick Middle School. Read more.

By - 6/1/17 - 11:57 pm

Around 11:35 p.m. on Rill Street, just off Hancock.

By - 6/1/17 - 9:42 am

The Herald reports A. Livingston Foxworth, the senior pastor at the Grace Church of All Nations in Dorchester, was among ten men arrested on charges of paying for sexual conduct in a sting involving an undercover police officer, an ad on backpage.com and a location on Pine Street in Chinatown.

Innocent, etc.

By - 5/31/17 - 5:43 pm
Wanted for questioning

Boston Police report somebody was robbed at gunpoint at the D Market, 658 Washington St., in Dorchester around 9:40 p.m. on May 25. Read more.

By - 5/31/17 - 9:05 am

Gintautas Dumcius is livetweeting the trial of Michael McCarthy, the man charged with murdering Bella Bond, 2 1/2, in 2015. Her mother pleaded guilty in February to her role in hiding her daughter's death and is expected to testify against McCarthy.

Innocent, etc.

By - 5/30/17 - 10:44 pm

Shortly after 9:30 p.m., Boston EMS Incidents reported:

A21 en route to Dewey St for a minor injury. Reported as a male bit by an iguana.

By - 5/27/17 - 10:56 am
Flooded playground at Tenean Beach in Dorchester

At least when we get a king tide, like we did overnight. Maria Lyons visited Tenean Beach this morning.

Boston Harbor Now visited at the peak of the tide, around 1:50 this morning.