Boston Police report charging two Mattapan men for the murders of a couple while their young son slept unharmed a few feet away.
Michael Corbin, 32, of Mattapan, was arrested at 9 Creston St. in Dorchester this morning on two counts of murder for the July 26 murders of Billie Kee, 24, and Kevin Thomas, 32.
At Corbin's arraignment in West Roxbury District... Read more
Postal officials come to Hyde Park on Tuesday to explain their proposal to stamp out the Readville post office. The Readville and... Read more
Cambridge, Mass. — Tickets are on sale now for George V. Higgins’ The Friends of Eddie Coyle, Stickball Productions’ world premiere stage adaptation of the quintessential Boston crime novel. The production runs Dec. 8–Jan. 15 at Oberon in Harvard Square, for tickets, visit www.thefriendsofeddiecoyle.com
It is the winter of ‘69 in Boston and Eddie Coyle is a bottom of the barrel hood attempting... Read more
Students, joined by some parents and staffers, staged a brief sit-in on the steps of Boston Latin Academy, which the school department wants to move into the shuttered Hyde Park High School, which would mean the city wouldn't have completely wasted $42 million in renovations made in Hyde Park a couple years back. The BPS plan... Read more
Mike Ball goes to a performance at the Hyde Park library of the 2nd South Carolina String Band, which plays the music Southern soldiers would have listened to, and is surprised to learn that most of the band members are from Massachusetts.
Anthony Sammarco, who illustrates his histories of local neighborhoods with old photos, talks about Hyde Park at the Hyde Park library tonight and again on Oct. 6, at 6:30 p.m.
This time by an outbound commuter-rail train on the Providence Line, about 5:20 p.m. just outbound from the commuter-rail station, AlertNewEngland reports.
Channel 4 reports the woman, whom the MBTA said was trespassing on the tracks, was hit next to the Boston Renaissance Charter School. The school sent out e-mail to parents and staff that the woman had no affiliation with the... Read more
Eagle-eyed Ron Newman, who actually scrolls all the way down the boston.com homepage, noticed this link today, perhaps written by somebody with even less of a grasp on actual Boston geography than I have.... Read more
Javann Hall of Dorchester was arraigned today on charges he acted as the driver for a gunman who blasted away at a Readville man about to get his todller out of the car Saturday night.
Suffolk County Assistant District Attorney Mark Lee estimated the victim was hit eight or... Read more
Hall will be arraigned Monday in West Roxbury District Court on assault with intent to murder, assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon and unlawful possession of a firearm, police say.
Innocent, etc.... Read more
Update: Arrest made
Update: Boston Police report the victim, in his 20s, was shot repeatedly.
A man was shot tonight at 47 Millstone Rd., off Neponset Valley Parkway, backing up to the old Stop & Shop warehouse property. The homicide unit was summoned, which means the victim was taken away in critical condition.
Police are looking for two cars: A black... Read more
Boston Police report officers responding to a break-in call Tuesday night at 302 Turtle Pond Parkway in Hyde Park noted a guy walking down the road nearby "due to the fact that this area does not have much pedestrian traffic." The road is bordered on one side by Stony Brook Reservation.
When they got to the house and discovered it had, in fact,... Read more
Possibly in the neck, around 5:15 p.m. at Summer Street and Gordon Avenue.
Boston Police report a security guard making his rounds at Westinghouse Plaza got into a confrontation with a man who didn't belong there around 1:30 a.m.
During the altercation, the victim says the firearm discharged and struck him. According to the victim, the suspect was described as a 6'0" tall Hispanic male wearing a black mask, black clothing and black shoes. After the gun... Read more
City Councilor Rob Consalvo opposes a request from a Dominican restaurant on Fairmount Avenue to extend its closing hours from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Consalvo says there are no Hyde Park restaurants or bars open past 1 a.m. and he wants to keep it that way.
A later closing time "might be a fit downtown or in some other areas," but not in... Read more