Around 2:15 p.m. at Wilmington Avenue and Nevada Street, possibly as part of a gun battle between people in two different cars.
Boston officials plan to drop the speed limit to 20 m.p.h. in small sections of Jamaica Plain and Dorchester - and to seek state permission to reduce the default citywide speed limit to 25 - as part of efforts to reduce the number of crash-related injuries and deaths in the city.
The "Neighborhood Slow Streets" proposals for the Stony Brook and Talbot-Triangle areas could then become blueprints for reducing bad crashes on neighborhood streets across Boston. Read more.
A Randolph man was arrested for cocaine trafficking in Dorchester yesterday after authorities say they intercepted a UPS package for him bearing more than 200 grams of Colombian cocaine wrapped in Christmas paper.
Nonson Obiora, 27, was arrested yesterday afternoon at a Dorchester house after he arrived to pick up the package, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
The MBTA reports "moderate" delays on the Red Line to Braintree due to signal problems, or as Dan Moore puts it: Read more.
Two Vietnamese restaurants on Dorchester Avenue that don't have liquor licenses face possible sanctions after police found patrons drinking beer out of tea cups last month.
Tomorrow, meanwhile, the City Council could vote on a proposal by Councilors Michelle Wu and Steve Murphy to let small restaurants in neighborhoods such as Dorchester legally let their customers bring in their own beer and wine. BYOB is currently illegal in Boston. Read more.
Boston Police report Anthony Sinclair, 28, was stabbed around 12:30 a.m. at 5 Nightingale St. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Valerie Cirilo-Perez, 25, was charged with murder. She is scheduled for arraignment in Dorchester Municipal Court today.
Derek "Dub" Miranda, 21, pleaded guilty yesterday to sex-trafficking charges involving teens - two of them just 14 - he had driven to Providence with the intent of having them work for him as prostitutes, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.
But perhaps nowhere more so than over Dorchester, as Annabelle Blake noticed when she looked down Morrissey Boulevard.
Ashley Bigsbee, 26, was charged with possession of one of the machine guns stolen from a Worcester armory last month after investigators found photos on her phone of the weapon in her Page Street home - and after the man charged with the burglary implicated her - according to federal officials. Read more.
Boston Police report the arrest of two men at a party at 42 Norton St. in Dorchester early Sunday - one for illegal possession of a firearm, one for trying to incite the crowd to whip out their phones and start recording the officers.
Police say officers responding to a party complaint around 12:50 a.m. " a large group of males drinking alcoholic beverages" outside 42 Norton: Read more.
Around 2:15 a.m. at Harvard and Algonquin streets. At least one shell casing recovered.
Plymouth County officials have issued an APB for Fernando Owens, 43, of Dorchester, on charges he murdered a New Jersey woman and set her body on fire because he apparently thought she had something to do with the murder of his son Dominic, shot to death on Shepton Street in Dorchester on Nov. 3. Read more.