Dorchester

Dorchester

By - 5/19/15 - 6:13 am

Shortly before 2 a.m., Stanley Staco reports.

By - 5/18/15 - 10:59 pm

Around 10:30 p.m. at 1229 Dorchester Ave., Southie Scanner reports.

By - 5/18/15 - 10:47 pm

Around 10:20 p.m. by a group of young teens. She was taken to a local hospital for treatment.

By - 5/15/15 - 3:11 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted George Ortega, 32, of Lynn, of first-degree murder for the death of Steven Fuentes in Uphams Corner in 2012, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/14/15 - 2:16 pm

The Boston Licensing Board today approved a license for Chill on Park, an ice cream shop at 142 Park St. in Fields Corner. Read more.

By - 5/14/15 - 12:16 pm

Capt. John Greland at C-6 reports on an incident around 3 p.m. yesterday at the South Bay Home Depot: A "very drunk" Quincy man wheeled a couple of air conditioners out of the store without paying for them, managed to slam them into a car in the parking lot, then started running when a bystander started chasing him - until he remembered he had a knife, which he pulled out. But by then, police had arrived on scene. They disarmed him and took him down to C-6 for some booking action.

Click on the link if you want to see some serious BPD emoji action.

By - 5/14/15 - 11:44 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a man a jury said shared the guilt for the two men shot to death at Ka-Carlos even though he did not pull the trigger. Read more.

By - 5/13/15 - 4:29 pm

Boston Police report that when officers responded to a report of a fight and gunfire this morning, a man peeled off in car and led them on a high-speed chase for two miles before jumping out of his car and running away with a gun in his hand. Read more.

By - 5/13/15 - 3:58 pm

A teenager was ordered held without bail today on charges he sliced up at least two cats behind an abandoned house on Mt. Everett Street. Read more.

By - 5/12/15 - 8:32 pm

Boston Police report Jeromie Johnson, 33, of Dorchester, died after being shot at 50 Richfield St. around 8:20 p.m. on April 4.

He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he eventually died, police say.

By - 5/10/15 - 12:47 pm
Mother's Day Walk for Peace

Molly Lanzarotta was among the thousands who marched in the Mother's Day Walk for Peace in Dorchester this morning.

Honoring Louis: Interview with Tina Chéry, founder of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute.

By - 5/8/15 - 11:50 pm

The man was shot around 11:45 p.m. on McLellan Street, off Blue Hill Avenue. Due to the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was called in, just in case.

By - 5/8/15 - 7:55 am

Somebody filed a complaint with the city about one of those movable basketball backboard/hoop things sitting at the corner of Whitfield and Dunlap streets in Dorchester, saying somebody will get killed by a car and the kids playing basketball make too much of a ruckus at night.

A DPW crew went out to remove the hoop, but as a supervisor reports: Read more.

By - 5/5/15 - 5:35 pm

A man already in prison for violating conditions of probation on a gun charge is scheduled for arraignment tomorrow on charges he shot Julien Printemps of Mattapan to death on Jan. 26, 2014 outside the Tedeschi shop on Dorchester Avenue, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report. Read more.

By - 5/4/15 - 3:09 pm

Welcome to Dot reposts a query from the Lower Mills Nextdoor group:

Anyone know of a local ceramic shop or thrist store where I can find ceramic fairies?

I know it is a weird request, but I really need a few for the neighborhood kids.

The few I had in my front yard broke over the winter, and at least 3 little girls in the neighborhood feel a real loss because the fairies are missing. One 6 year old girl gave me some seeds to attract new fairies.

By - 5/4/15 - 2:40 pm

Boston Police report arresting Errin Crawford, 26, not far from the Dacia Street telephone pole they say he crashed his bullet-riddled car into last night.

After the customary brief struggle, police say:

Read more

By - 5/4/15 - 11:53 am

The three museums on Columbia Point are offering a free trolley bus ride from the Back Bay to Columbia Point on Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 1.

Copley Square times: 9 a.m., 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 12 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m.
Columbia Point times: 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m.

By - 5/3/15 - 8:17 pm

Shortly after 8 p.m. on Washington Street near Glenarm Street. Due to the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was called in, just in case.

By - 5/3/15 - 8:13 pm

Around 7:45 p.m. at Hancock and Trull streets.

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