Dorchester

By - 11/27/16 - 11:19 am

State Police report that around 12:40 a.m., a Volvo S60 sailed off I-93 near the Morrissey Boulevard exit, landing on a Honda HR-V on Morrissey Boulevard.

The driver of the Volvo, a Chatham man, 50, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Honda, a 21-year-old woman from Dorchester, was taken to Boston Medical Center and is expected to survive, State Police say.

State Police say investigators are trying to determine how and why the Volvo went airborne.

By - 11/26/16 - 10:11 am

Boston Police report an officer investigating a domestic disturbance on Julian Street in Dorchester yesterday wound up rolling off the hood of a man's car when the guy accelerated and sped away. Read more.

By - 11/26/16 - 9:45 am

Wanted for assault and battery with hot tea.

Transit Police are investigating two separate attacks with liquids this month - one at the Dudley Square T stop, the other aboard a T bus in Codman Square

Around 3 p.m. on Nov. 14, police report, a woman attacked a worker at the Dudley Dunkin' Donuts with a cup of hot liquid, causing "substantial" burns. Read more.

By - 11/25/16 - 11:45 pm

Vincent Weeks, 35, of Dorchester, was arraigned today on four counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and leaving the scene of a collision causing personal injury for an incident Wednesday night on Stoughton Street that sent four Boston police officers to the hospital, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 11/25/16 - 8:48 am

UPDATE: Bail set at $5,000.

Around 11:30 p.m. on Thursday on I-93 south near the Dorchester/Milton line, WBZ reports, adding the trooper's injuries are not life threatening.

Reginald Pyram will be arraigned today in Dorchester Municipal Court, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Innocent, etc.

By - 11/23/16 - 9:06 am

Updated with arrest info.

Boston Police report that officers responding to a report of a man with a gun outside the Dublin House, 7 Stoughton St., around 12:30 a.m. had ordered a driver to stop when he sped off. Read more.

By - 11/19/16 - 10:26 am

Update: Victim identified as Javon Fields, 29.

Boston Police report a man in his late 20s was shot at 195 Normandy St. around 2:55 a.m. He was declared dead at the scene.

By - 11/18/16 - 11:58 pm

Around 11:45 p.m. at 115 Quincy St., near Dacia. The homicide and fatal-accident reconstruction units were called in due to the severity of her injuries. The driver stopped and remained on scene.

By - 11/17/16 - 5:47 pm

Three 15-year-olds told a woman on the Red Line to go back to her own country before one of them began beating her with her fists and a phone as the train traveled between Savin Hill and Andrew the day before the election last week, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 11/16/16 - 5:36 pm

In front of the fire station. The BPD homicide and fatal-accident reconstruction units have both been called in.

By - 11/16/16 - 1:26 pm

The Boston City Council today approved asking the state to let the city issue 12 new liquor licenses for restaurants and a cineplex at the South Bay Town Center project in Dorchester, saying the licenses are critical to bringing the sort of home-grown restaurants that will make the center take off.

But the council decided not to seek three liquor licenses for the massive Seaport Square project in the South Boston Waterfront. Read more.

By - 11/15/16 - 3:56 pm

The Boston City Council tomorrow considers asking the state legislature for 12 new liquor licenses for the South Bay Town Center project in Dorchester and 3 for the Seaport Square complex in the South Boston Waterfront. Read more.

By - 11/15/16 - 12:19 am
Dantley Leonard

Boston Police report the man fatally shot on Ames Street Saturday afternoon was Dantley Leonard, 28, of Kingston.

Leonard, who formerly lived in Dorchester, leaves a young son and his twin brother, Danley.

A second person who was shot in the same incident is expected to survive.

By - 11/14/16 - 11:57 pm

Stanley Stacos reports that two houses on Wendover Street and one on Quincefield Street were hit by gunfire around 11:40 p.m. Not long after, a man showed up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the hand.

By - 11/14/16 - 3:04 pm

At 482 Washington St., across Tremlett from Dorchester Municipal Court, around 2:55 p.m. The victim's injuries are not considered life threatening.

By - 11/12/16 - 4:57 pm

Around 4:45 p.m. at 50 Ames St. The dead victim was found in front of the building; the second victim was found behind the building, shot to the shoulder and was able to walk to the ambulance. One of the victims was shot outside 70 Ames St. Read more.

By - 11/7/16 - 11:02 pm
Rivers

Boston Police report the man shot to death on Bentham Road on Saturday was Nathaniel Rivers, 29, of Roxbury.

The family has set up a GoFundMe page to help with funeral expenses.

By - 11/7/16 - 4:10 pm

The Codman Square Health Center is providing training on how to administer naloxone (also known by the trade name Narcan) at a session on Thursday, Nov. 10, starting at 6 p.m. at the health center's Black Box Theatre, 14 Epping St. in Dorchester.

Attendees will get a free kit of naloxone, which can revive an opioid overdose victim.