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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
At Ripley Playground on Ripley Road, around 2:25 p.m., the Herald reports.
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.
Around 11:35 p.m. on Rill Street, just off Hancock.
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.