Dorchester

By - 12/28/15 - 9:13 am
Sunrise over Dorchester Bay

MadTy took a moment to appreciate the sunrise over Dorchester Bay this morning.

Tim Smith did the same at Logan Airport: Read more.

By - 12/26/15 - 9:18 pm

Around 9:10 p.m. at 193 Norfolk St. by two men in masks, armed with a gun and a taser.

By - 12/26/15 - 9:07 pm

Shortly after 9 p.m. on Ellington St. Several shell casings recovered.

By - 12/26/15 - 9:03 pm

Around 7:25 p.m. on Stratton Street, Stanley Staco reports.

By - 12/26/15 - 6:50 pm
Three-decker house on fire in Dorchester

A neighbor photographed the fire before firefighters arrived. Photo via BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire called in around 5:40 p.m. in a three-family house at 29 Alpha Rd. went to four alarms before it was brought under control.

No injuries were reported; the Red Cross has been called in to help the 10 adults and six children displaced by the fire find a place to stay. Read more.

By - 12/23/15 - 10:34 pm

Around 10:20 p.m. at Southern Avenue and Hopestill Street near Codman Square.

By - 12/22/15 - 4:40 pm
Bag of bullets found in Dorchester

Boston Police report somebody walked into District C-11 last night with all these bullets:

The citizen stated he found the bag in a trash barrel near 17 Centervale Park and immediately brought them to the police station. Officers received the ammunition and submitted the 226 live rounds into evidence.

By - 12/21/15 - 11:04 am

Two men arrested on gun charges after gang-unit officers stopped the cab they were in were re-arrested while awaiting arraignment this morning after they attacked another man in the lockup at Dorchester Municipal Court, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 12/21/15 - 10:10 am
Man on bicycle in Fields Corner

UPDATE: Boston Police report arresting Jaquan Barrows, 18.

A Fields Corner resident forwards this photo, taken not long after a man was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of the Dot. Ave. Bank of America, by a man wearing a bright red jacket who fled on a black bicycle.

She reports: Read more.

By - 12/20/15 - 1:43 pm

Around 1:30 p.m. in the Bank of America parking lot, 1440 Dorchester Ave., by a black man with a long gun and wearing a bright red jacket, who rode away on a black bicycle.

By - 12/20/15 - 1:39 pm

Boston Police reports gang-unit officers who spotted a couple of suspicious characters getting into a cab on Norfolk Street yesterday started following the cab and waited until the driver violated some traffic law that would let them pull him over and conduct a search. Read more.

By - 12/18/15 - 5:34 pm

The woman who robbed a Santander branch on Dot. Ave. Wednesday and a Citizens Bank on Thursday continued her skein back in Fields Corner today when she apparently made off with money at the Citizens Bank branch at 217 Adams St. around 10:30 a.m.

DVG provides the video of her running across the street.

By - 12/18/15 - 3:35 pm

Surveillance photo via BPD.

Boston Police report they're looking for a woman they say stuck up the Santander Bank branch at 1442 Dorchester Avenue on Wednesday (two days after some guy held up the Bank of America branch next door) and the Citizens Bank at 40 Summer St. in Downtown Crossing yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 12/18/15 - 7:36 am

A man apparently too busy to don a mask held up the Bank of America branch at 1440 Dorchester Ave. around 1:35 p.m. on Monday, the FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports.

Read more.

By - 12/17/15 - 7:45 pm

Boston Police report an incident Tuesday afternoon in Four Corners ended with two under arrest - one after he was treated for a non-life-threatening gunshot injury.

This morning, police say, two more people were arrested with a gun outside Dorchester Municipal Court - by officers there to guard against any retaliatory violence related to the previous day's activities. Read more.

By - 12/16/15 - 1:50 pm
Yancey says goodbye

Boston city councilors and Mayor Walsh said goodbye to councilors Charles Yancey (Dorchester) and Steve Murphy (at large) at their final meeting of the city council.

Walsh presented the two with Revere bowls for their years of service - 32 for Yancey, 19 for Murphy. Read more.

By - 12/14/15 - 10:57 am
Truck is storrowed in Dorchester

Jed Hresko came across this scene on Freeport Street in Dorchester under the Red Line tracks (of course), proving storrowing's not just a game for the river roads.

By - 12/11/15 - 5:51 pm
Proposed Indigo Block development

Architect's rendering.

Developers have filed plans for a city-owned vacant lot in Uphams Corner that would include 80 apartments, eight townhouse condos and a building for light-industrial and office use.

The Indigo Block, proposed by a team lead by the Dorchester Bay Economic Development Corp., would sit on a 2.75-acre lot at 65 E. Cottage St., next to the Uphams Corner stop on the Indigo, or Fairmount, Line. Read more.

By - 12/11/15 - 3:42 pm

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday ordered license suspensions for two Vietnamese restaurants where police found customers with beer in tea cups, because neither place has a license to serve beer. Read more.

By - 12/11/15 - 2:25 pm

Around 2:15 p.m. at Wilmington Avenue and Nevada Street, possibly as part of a gun battle between people in two different cars.