By - 7/20/15 - 10:22 pm

Around 10:15 p.m. on Intervale at Fernboro. Car was hit, shell casings were found in the park across the street.

By - 7/18/15 - 12:00 am

Around 11:55 p.m. at Harvard and Gleason streets, possibly in a drive-by. Neither waited around for police or an ambulance; both wound up at a local hospital ER, in separate cars. The homicide unit was summoned just in case, due to the severity of at least one of the victim's injuries.

By - 7/17/15 - 9:33 am
Wanted for Savin Hill attack

Transit Police have released photos of a man they say attacked and robbed a woman over 60 around 11:10 p.m. on Wednesday.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous tip to 873873.

By - 7/15/15 - 1:23 pm

Updated with additional arraignment information.

An NYU film student pursuing a career in Hollywood was ordered held in lieu of $35,000 bail today on charges he was one of at least two people who got into a gun battle with police in Dorchester last night. Read more.

By - 7/14/15 - 10:39 pm

Three men are under arrest after an incident around 10:20 p.m. on Bowdoin Avenue near Nottingham Street in which an officer fired at them after one of them possibly shot at him. Neither suspects nor police officers were hit by the gunfire.

Guns were recovered on Bowdoin Avenue and around the corner on Nottingham Street; shell casings were found at the intersection of the two streets.

By - 7/13/15 - 7:35 am

Stanley Staco reports two men were shot around 11:50 p.m. on Sunday outside 67 Washington St.. One victim was injured seriously enough to have the homicide unit called in.

By - 7/12/15 - 10:08 am

UPDATE, Monday, 7:20 a.m.

Boston Police report a man shot on Bailey Street at Dorchester Avenue Saturday evening died.

The man was shot shortly before 6 p.m., police say. He appeared at the Carney Hospital with another man, also bleeding. That man was treated and released for a laceration. The more seriously injured man, shot to the chest, was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital, where he died, police say.

By - 7/9/15 - 10:08 am

The FBI Bank Robbery Task Force reports a bank robbery at a Columbia Road Santander Bank branch on Tuesday.

Subject passed a note to the bank teller threatening violence if she did not receive money. After receiving the robbery money, subject fled on foot along Columbia Road.

Suspect also has a shamrock tattoo on her shoulder.

If she looks familiar, contact Special Agent Mike Ercolano at 617-742-5533.

By - 7/9/15 - 9:48 am

Max Falkowitz journeys up from Queens in pursuit of the perfect bowl of pho on Dorchester "Boulevard:"

On a mission to find the bowl of pho most likely to send you wandering naked through the desert, I downed a one at every Dorchester Vietnamese restaurant that put it on their menu. I was principally in pursuit of balance: the pho that nailed lipsmacking stock without tasting cloying ...

H/t Wecome to Dot.

By - 7/7/15 - 10:02 pm
57 Fairmount St. in Dorchester after fire

57 Fairmount after the fire. Photo by BFD.

A two-alarm fire reported around 3:20 p.m. at 57 Fairmount St. displaced three residents and did an estimated $150,000 damage, the Boston Fire Department reports.

The cause of the fire, which sent a firefighter to the hospital with a hand injury, is under investigation.

By - 7/6/15 - 7:55 pm
Crash scene at Boston and Harvest streets in Boston

First responders at crash scene. Photo by Allison Manning.

Around 7:45 p.m. at Boston and Harvest streets. A bicycle was also involved. Police have blocked off the area.

NECN reports two officers in a prisoner-transport van and the driver of the car were taken to local hospitals with injuries not considered life threatening.

By - 7/6/15 - 9:24 am

The Herald interviews a witness to yesterday's fireworks explosion in Dorchester that injured two boys.

By - 7/6/15 - 9:07 am

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire that started in a car parked at 83 Devon St. spread to houses on either side around 12:30 a.m.

The fire went to two alarms. Investigators are now looking to determine how the car caught on fire.

By - 7/5/15 - 5:03 pm

Boston firefighters are at 9 Gene St. battling a blaze that erupted shortly before 5 p.m.

By - 7/5/15 - 1:59 pm

The Herald reports two boys were injured this afternoon on Howard Avenue. Bernice Corpuz reports one boy suffered a serious hand injury, the other, burns.

By - 7/1/15 - 9:04 pm

Shortly before 9 p.m. on Seaver near Normandy Street. Police are looking for three suspects, all black males between 25 and 30.

By - 7/1/15 - 11:38 am

The Boston Fire Department reports lightning sparked a two-alarm fire at 488 Adams St. around 9:40 a.m.

The fire did an estimated $200,000 in damage. There were no injuries.

Scott Eisen posted photos from the scene.

By - 6/30/15 - 12:14 pm

Boston 2024's "2.0" plan for Widett Circle calls for tearing down all the existing industrial and mass-transit facilities in the 83-acre area and turning it into 8 million square feet of office and residential use with the hope Boston gets the Olympics, but under a plan that would continue even if we don't get the games. Read more.

By - 6/29/15 - 10:16 pm

Around 10:05 p.m. between Kerwin Street and Browning Avenue, just off Talbot.

By - 6/29/15 - 10:15 am
Proposed venue map of Boston 2024 Olympics

Proposed new venue map. From Boston 2024 Bid 2.0.

Boston 2024 officials are outlining their "Bid 2.0" version of the proposed 2024 Olympics in Massachusetts. Current Boston 2024 Chairman Steve Pagliuca says the plan still calls for buying out the existing businesses in Widett Circle and building a temporary stadium there - and then turning the land after the games over to a private developer, who would build a whole new transit-oriented development with 4,000 apartments. Read more.