By - 12/25/16 - 11:28 pm

Around 11:20 p.m. on Blue Hill Avenue between Paxton Street and Donald Road. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

UPDATE: WCVB reports the victim was a passenger in a Lyft car and that the driver is charged with stabbing her.

By - 12/23/16 - 6:19 pm

In the stomach, around 6:10 p.m. outside 9 Gleason St., near Harvard Street.

By - 12/20/16 - 3:34 pm

Elba Morales, 47, was ordered held without bail at her arraignment for the murder of Sasha Morris, 34, in the kitchen of Morris's boyfriend on Fayston Street early this morning. Read more.

By - 12/20/16 - 8:47 am

Boston Police report arresting Elba Morales, 47, of 7 Fayston St., on charges she fatally stabbed her neighbor around 12:50 a.m.

The victim, in her 30s, was taken to Boston Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

Morales is scheduled for arraignment in Dorchester Municipal Court today.

Innocent, etc.

By - 12/19/16 - 6:59 pm
Marco Haynes

Transit Police report arresting a man they say punched a window on a Red Line train at JFK/UMass for not damn reason, causing a spider-web series of cracks, then just sitting down in a seat. Read more.

By - 12/19/16 - 2:13 pm

As Shawn Borden vacuumed out his minivan on Dorchester Avenue on a warm October evening, three men slowly drove by him in a rented black Ford Fusion. Ten minutes later, they drove by him once more. And then, Assistant Suffolk County District Attorney Catherine Ham said this morning, they parked around the corner. One got out and opened fire, pulling the trigger 15 times, fatally wounding Borden, Ham said. Read more.

By - 12/18/16 - 7:40 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say was rummaging through the personal car of a BPD detective outside 120 Pleasant St. in Dorchester around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By - 12/16/16 - 11:54 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men on murder charges for the shooting death of Shawn Borden, 41, shortly before 6 p.m. on Oct. 11 on Dorchester Avenue at Dix Street.

Borden is survived by his mother, Barbara, a civilian employee of the Boston Police Department. Read more.

By - 12/16/16 - 4:01 pm
Pacific Auto in Dorchester

Barely anything left after FBI raid on Tuesday.

Take a look at a June, 2016 photo of the lot at Pacific Auto Sales, 221 Hancock St. in Dorchester, and you see a couple dozen cars, all under bright pennants.

But, federal officials say, none of the cars were actually for sale - just their contents were. Read more.

By - 12/16/16 - 8:38 am

The T's reporting "moderate" delays on the Red Line due to a train near JFK/UMass that suffered an attack of permanent frostbite.

By - 12/13/16 - 9:39 am

Boston Police report seizing 444 grams of heroin and $5,000 in cash and arresting Yeury Villar, 26, on heroin-trafficking charges during raids yesterday in the three neighborhoods.

Separately, State Police and DEA agents apparently conducted a raid this morning at a house on Glendower Street in Roslindale.

Innocent, etc.

By - 12/12/16 - 3:08 pm

Update: Victim identified as Robert Brewington.

Boston Police report a man in his 20s was shot around 2:55 p.m. outside 49 Bullard St. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

By - 12/10/16 - 10:15 pm

A Dorchester man was arrested for two armed robbery attempts in Woburn - one successful - and is a suspect in several more in Somerville, Lynnfield and Stoneham, Woburn Police say.

Read more.

By - 12/10/16 - 1:25 pm
Dorchester coyote

Welcome to Dot looked out his kitchen window this morning to see an Acme customer padding along his backyard.

By - 12/9/16 - 11:53 am

NECN reports a person hit by an MBTA bus at Massachusetts Avenue and Theodore Glynn Way Thursday night has died.

By - 12/9/16 - 8:55 am

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 7:55 a.m. to 7 Rowell St., where a fire started in the basement and spread to the first floor. One firefighter suffered a minor injury, the department says, adding the fire caused an estimated $100,000 in damage.

The fire came less than a day after another Dorchester fire displaced 15.

By - 12/8/16 - 3:07 pm
Fire at 109 Fuller St.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire around 3 p.m. at 109 Fuller St., off Washington St., went to two alarms and did an estimated $500,000 in damage.

Five adults and ten children are now homeless, the department says, adding the cause is under investigation.

By - 12/7/16 - 11:55 am
1258 Massachusetts Avenue

The Zoning Board of Appeals yesterday approved a six-story, 40-unit condo building at 1258-1272 Massachusetts Ave., next to the new Dorchester Brewing Co. Read more.

By - 12/7/16 - 12:00 am
Ellington Street fire in Dorchester

Boston firefighters responded around 11:20 p.m. for what turned into a two-alarm fire in a three decker at 107 Ellington St. that caused an estimated $250,000 in damage, the Boston Fire Department reports.

The fire, which started on a rear porch, displaced ten residents, the department says, adding fire investigators are looking for the cause.

By - 12/6/16 - 5:39 pm

Hizzona signed an agreement letting Verizon offer TV channels and the company says it begins cabling up homes in parts of West Roxbury, Roslindale and Dorchester tomorrow - with Dudley Square by the end of the year. The move means parts of Boston now have three main broadband/TV/phone providers: Verizon, Comcast and RCN; Verizon says it will roll out FiOS to the entire city within six years.