The RTN Federal Credit Union branch at 1205 Adams St. was held up shortly after 9:30 a.m.
Firefighters are at 43 Winston Rd., battling a fire that broke out on the third floor shortly before 8:30 a.m.
Dorchester came out to celebrate itself today, with the annual parade from Lower Mills all the way up Dot. Ave. to Savin Hill.
Unlike last year's parade, at which both marchers and viewers wilted on a hot, humid day, today was perfect weather for a parade.
Boston Police report arresting two men for a robbery at gunpoint right outside the apartment from which they'd called for a pizza early Thursday.
Police report officers on patrol around 2:20 a.m. had their attention drawn to a car sitting in the middle of the road outside 77 Thetford St. A man standing outside the car said he'd just delivered a pizza to... Read more
Shortly before 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday on Bernard Street, near Talbot.
A Dorchester man was ordered held without bail today on charges he shot Shannon Richardson to death on Dudley Street yesterday afternoon.
Richardson, known to his friends as Cannon, had just turned onto Dudley from Humphreys Street around 1:25 p.m. when Peter Carvalho, 25, went up to him and fired several rounds into him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says, adding the two... Read more
A homeless man was arraigned on a variety of charges this week after he allegedly went nuts on a Route 22 driver who let him ride for free after the fare machine wouldn't accept his dollar bills, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Donnell Flattes, 23, was charged with interfering with a bus driver, indecent assault and battery, possession of a Class D substance... Read more
Michael Gemma, 30, faces a minimum of 15 years in federal prison following his conviction this week on charges of using force, fraud and coercion to cause a minor to engage in prostitution and transporting a minor across state lines for the purpose of prostitution, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports.
Gemma's arrest stemmed from a routine traffic stop in 2001 - he... Read more
Peter Carvalho, 25, is scheduled for arraignment today on charges he gunned down a man outside 742 Dudley St. yesterday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Carvalho will be arraigned in Roxbury District Court.
May 22, 1964 was a nice day. A little windy, perhaps, but with temperatures in the 70s, it was a good day to open the windows or go outside and chat with a neighbor, which is what one resident was doing early that afternoon:
A Mrs. Salvatore Sabella residing at No. 24 Bellflower Street, first floor, was on Bellflower Street apparently chatting with a neighbor... Read more
Around 11 p.m., southbound near Columbia Road, according to Boston EMS Incidents reports.
I-93 south quickly became a parking lot as first responders raced to the scene.
UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim died.
Shortly after 1:30 p.m. on Dudley Street near Humphreys Street. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.
An officer driving to the hospital in relation to the shooting was in a crash on Melnea Cass Boulevard and required an ambulance to take her to the hospital.... Read more