By - 10/9/12 - 8:16 am

UPDATE: Authorities ID body as that of missing student.

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports another body was found this morning, near where a middle-aged man's body was found floating yesterday. No ID yet.

Steve Saleeba reports that, per State Police, a BU rowing coach found the body. Mike Riley tweets police shut one lane on the bridge to let... Read more

By - 10/6/12 - 4:40 pm

Boston Police report a man was found fatally and repeatedly stabbed around 1:10 a.m. at 11 Charles St.

UPDATE: Boston Police identify the victim as Cherby LaJoie, 39.

By - 10/5/12 - 11:39 am

Boston Police report a man was shot several times around 2 a.m. at 10 Trotter Ct. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

By - 10/1/12 - 10:19 pm

Brian D'Amico reports three people were shot on Park Street near Geneva Avenue around 10 p.m. and that one of the victims is dead.

Update, Tuesday afternoon: Boston Police report the dead victim was shot repeatedly. The other two victims, one shot in the throat on the front stairs of 230 Park St., the other, shot in the hip and shoulder, are expected... Read more

By - 9/27/12 - 7:29 pm

Brian D'Amico reports two people were shot around 7:15 p.m. inside the Universal Barbershop and Salon at 436 Geneva Ave.. The dead victim was shot in the head; the woman was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm.

UPDATE: Boston Police report the man was in his early 20s; the woman in her late 50s.... Read more

By - 9/11/12 - 10:49 am

Boston Police report a 19-year-old was found shot outside 57 Wheatland Ave. in Dorchester around 6:40 p.m. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he died. Police do not believe there is a connection with another teen's murder about two hours later in Mattapan.

By - 9/10/12 - 11:29 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim's name was Arthur Stewart.

Brian D'Amico reports a 19-year old was shot around 8:30 on Sanford St. He was taken away in serious enough shape to have the homicide unit called in, just in case.... Read more

By - 8/31/12 - 9:22 am

UPDATE: Boston Police identified the victim as Deandre Townsend, 21.

Boston Police report a man shot around 1:06 a.m. on Southern Avenue was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he died.

Channel 7 reports the victim was seen running from the scene before collapsing on Ferndale Street.... Read more

By - 8/15/12 - 3:05 pm

DrogbaUPDATE: Arrest made.

A Dorchester man became Boston's fifth murder victim since Saturday when he was fatally stabbed in an argument at a route-23 bus stop in Roxbury this afternoon.

Friends have identified him as Rashad "Rizzy" Barnes, 25.

Brian D'Amico reports the victim was getting off a bus... Read more

By - 8/12/12 - 9:47 pm

UPDATE: Police report a third woman died Monday.

Brian D'Amico reports at least four people were shot around 9:20 p.m. at 38 Harlem St. in Dorchester. Boston Police report two of the women were pronounced dead at the scene; two others were brought to local hospitals - one with life-threatening injuries.

This was Boston's second mass shooting of the day; earlier, ... Read more

By - 8/12/12 - 11:29 am

Boston Police report four people were shot around 3 a.m. at 784 Canterbury St.

One man, in his 30s, was pronounced dead at the scene. Two other men, in their late 20s, were found there with gunshot wounds and were taken to local hospitals. A fourth victim, also in his late 20s, got himself to a hospital.... Read more

By - 8/5/12 - 4:03 pm


At least seven people, including a gunman shot by a police officer, have been killed in an attack on worshippers at a Sikh temple in the Milwaukee suburb of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, on Sunday, police said.

Sikhism is a centuries-old religion, fifth most followed in the world, with sizable populations in India. It stresses self control over vices and, according to

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By - 8/2/12 - 9:18 pm

A Mattapan man who allegedly stabbed his nephew inside the Mattapan House of Pizza Tuesday night will be charged with murder now that his relative has died, Boston Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report.

Derrick Bullock, 40, was arguing with his nephew, Curtis Cox, 43 (Ed. note: Yes, those ages are correct.) around 9:20 p.m. in the Blue Hill Avenue pizza... Read more

By - 7/30/12 - 8:32 am

Updated 3:30 p.m.

A dispute that went back more than a year ended in April at Talbot Avenue and Westcott Street after one combatant flashed a knife and the other got in his car and ran him down, prosecutors charge.

Antwan Wathey, 25, was found in California last week and was arraigned today in Dorchester District Court on a charge of murder for the... Read more

By - 7/29/12 - 8:32 pm

Boston Police report that officers investigating the sound of gunfire at Broad Street and Surface Road around 2:20 a.m. found a man with a gunshot wound a block away at Atlantic Avenue and High Street. The man was taken to Tufts Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. reports the shooting might have been the result of a fight that broke out... Read more

By - 7/26/12 - 12:45 pm

Boston Police report finding a man with multiple gunshot wounds shortly before midnight at 67 Dakota St. The man, in his early 20s, was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

UPDATE: Boston Police identified the victim as Ashley Costly, 22.... Read more

By - 7/16/12 - 7:40 am

Boston Police report officers found three men in a car shot shortly after 2 a.m. at Shawmut Avenue and Herald Street. Two were pronounced dead at the scene, the third was taken to Tufts Medical Center and is expected to survive.

Police say witnesses saw gunfire coming from a gray "SUV style motor vehicle" with Rhode Island plates.

WCVB reports police are looking... Read more

By - 7/10/12 - 3:05 pm

Boston Police report a fight in front of the Social Security office shortly before 2 p.m. ended with three people stabbed - one of them fatally. Friends tonight are identifying the murder victim as Lance Hartgrove, 15.

The other two victims are expected to survive; neither was older than 21.

An officer on detail for the Sandra Bullock movie - the one for which... Read more

By - 6/22/12 - 12:46 pm

Boston Police report a 19-year old found at Marion and Bennington streets shortly before midnight was rushed to Mass. General, where he was pronounced dead.

By - 6/15/12 - 9:47 pm

Updated Saturday morning.

A woman found with a stab wound at 242 E. 9 St., around 8:30 p.m. died after being taken to Boston Medical Center, Boston Police report.

Sara Kelly, 20, was arrested and charged with her murder, police say, adding the two "were known to each other."

The Herald reports another woman was taken into custody and that the victim... Read more