UPDATE: 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.
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
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
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...Read more
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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Updated Saturday morning.
Sara Kelly, 20, was arrested and charged with her murder, police say, adding the two "were known to each other."
UPDATE: Channel 5 reports the two were found with stab wounds.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters battling a one-alarm fire at the D Street housing project early this morning found the bodies of a man and a woman.
UPDATE: Arrest made.
There was a fatal shooting at 132 Hyde Park Ave. around 6:30 p.m. at 132 Hyde Park Avenue, near Walk Hill, Scott Eisen reports.
Police shut Hyde Park Avenue as they began their investigation, but the road is now re-opened to traffic.
Casey, who lives a few doors down, reports from the scene:
That was horrible. People crying in...Read more
[float=right][/float]In the last 3 days in Boston, 10 people have been shot and 2 have died from gun shot wounds. In all likelihood, all of these crimes were committed with illegal guns.