Around 9:30 a.m. in a first-floor kitchen at 41 Intervale St.. EMS was checking out one resident for a possible injury.
The FBI reports it's looking for a guy who has robbed or tried to rob five banks in the Boston area this month, including a Bank of America branch on Gallivan Boulevard in Dorchester and a Braintree Cooperative Bank branch in Braintree.
The G-Men have dubbed him the Brim Beanie Bandit because of the style of hats he seems to prefer and because... Read more
Police are investigating how somebody shot on Geneva Avenue near Bowdoin wound up nearly two miles away at Mass. Ave. and Allstate Road around 6:40 p.m.
They were looking for a white Chevy, likely filled with blood, with one window shot out, seen leaving the scene - it wound up on River Street in Mattapan.
Joel Barciauskas is stuck trying to get onto the Southeast Distressway by South Bay.
Around 10:50 p.m. at 167 Welles Ave. The shooters may have jumped into a black Honda and sped away.
Boston Police report the postal employee was working in his truck, parked on Bailey Street around 6 p.m. when a masked man jumped in and demanded "the draw."
Police say that when the worker asked "what draw?" the robber beat him in the forehead with a gun, shot him in the wrist and ordered him out of his uniform. And then, police say, the... Read more
Shortly after 6 p.m. on Bailey Street, per Alertnewengland.
The T shut all bus and subway service to and from Ashmont; police also shut the roads around the shooting scene.
The race to succeed Mayor-Elect Marty Walsh as the 13th Suffolk District State Representative has begun. Boston Police Officer Tony Dang, a Big-Time organizer for Marty Walsh in both the Vietnamese Communities and all of Dorchester in Walsh's triumphant candidacy to become Boston's Mayor succeeding Tom Menino, has entered the race.
Dang, 32, will face Dan Hunt whose father and brother both ran for... Read more
Although the fire was confined to a single room, because that room was on the third floor, the other two floors suffered water damage, the department says.
The American... Read more
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Jason Barbosa, 24, of first-degree murder for the shooting death of a childhood friend who became a mortal enemy when he joined a rival gang, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The verdict means a mandatory sentence of life without possibility of parole.
The DA's office says Barbosa, as a member of the Woodward Avenue gang in... Read more
A fire reported at 11:48 a.m. in a two-family house at 24 Moultrie St. went to two alarms.
No residents were hurt but two firefighters suffered leg injuries. The Boston Fire Department estimates damage at $400,000 and says the cause is under investigation.
Inside the building (photo by BFD):
Boston Police report a thief or thieves broke into 10 Mather St. sometime Sunday afternoon:
The male victim stated he left his residence and when he returned he noticed the rear door was wide open with the storm door closed. The victim further observed his front door breached. and door's frame damaged.
Officers observed footprints in the snow that led out the front door... Read more
A really nice, inspiring story about a couple of poor kids from Dorchester.
A woman charged with putting a pedestrian into the ICU Sunday night could spend the time until her trial behind bars after her family said it could only scrape together $2,500 in bail, not the $500,000 set by Judge James Coffey.
Coffeey agreed with a request from the Suffolk County Assistant District Attorney Brian Brodigan for the high bail for Kathleen Abban due to... Read more
Two men were ordered held without bail today on charges they gunned down Romeo McCubbin early Saturday on Havelock Street.
At their arraignment today, Assistant District Attorney Ian Polumbaum accused Omar Denton and Omar Bonner of forcing McCubbin out of his car around 1:45 a.m. and ordered him to lie on the ground.
"As he lay there, Bonner shot him multiple times at... Read more
UPDATE: At 9:53 p.m., Joanna Carvalho tweeted her power - and heat - was still out in JP.
NStar is currently estimating 7 p.m. for a fix to power outages in Jamaica Plain, Dorchester and Roslindale, the city reports.
That can't come soon enough for Maura O'Toole in Jamaica Plain:
It's cold and dark being told 7:30 - so power will have... Read more
UPDATE: Victim identified as Romeo McCubbin, 25.
Boston Police report two men arrested on gun charges in Hyde Park after a chase from near the scene of a Dorchester murder early yesterday are now also being charged with the murder.
Omar Denton, 29, of Milton, and Omar Bonner, 26, will be arraigned Monday in Dorchester District Court on charges of murder, illegal... Read more