Around 12:30 p.m. into a second-floor room in a house on Lawrence Avenue at Normandy. A resident was home at the time, but in another room.
The mayor's office today announced a renamed and expanded wireless network which is aimed at providing free Internet access to residents and which could eventually wirelessly cover the city's 20 "Main Street" neighborhood commercial areas.
Already, an average of 9,800 people a day are using Wicked Free WiFi in Grove Hall, Mayor Walsh says.
Wicked Free "is the newly branded name to identify all of... Read more
A Suffolk County grand jury has indicted Jael Romero, 23, on second-degree murder charges for a triple murder at a house party on June 22, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Boston Police report.
Romero, who lists addresses in Chelsea and Roxbury, allegedly interceded in a fight between a friend and two other men at an after-hours party by pulling out a gun... Read more
As LifeLesson617 noticed in Grove Hall, the T did a better job of relocating bus stops along "key" bus routes than it did putting up signs alerting riders and drivers to just where those new stops are.
This is what happens when the MBTA changes bus stops that been parking for 100+ years.... Read more
Firefighters are at Quincy and Mascoma, hoping gas-company workers show up soon to help fix the hole in a six-inch gas main there.
UPDATE: Firefighters began clearing the scene around noon, but Quincy will remain shut for a few more hours so that National Grid workers can fix the main.
Around 9:40 p.m. Boston Police report the victim was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Police are looking for two black men, both in hoodies, one in light jeans, one in dark jeans, who shot the victim, then ran across Blue Hill Avenue and towards H Block.
Brian Tirado, 23, Ana Cruz, 22, and Felix Garcia, 22, all of Dorchester, all shot to death early Sunday at an Intervale Street house party.
Boston Police report two men and a woman, all in their 20s, were shot to death at 153 Intervale St. around 4:15 a.m.
Police are looking for a maroon or red, older looking Mercury motor vehicle in connection with this incident.
Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester teen on charges of assault and battery on a public employee and interfering with public transportation because of an incident this afternoon on a 19 bus on Geneva Avenue.
According to police, the driver pulled into a stop outside 51 Geneva Ave. around 1 p.m.
KiDante Roberts, 18, grew agitated when the rear door wouldn't open, police... Read more
Police say the resident returned home to find his front door unlocked and his TV, Xbox, Playstation, video games, camera and, oh, yeah, his rifle missing. Not taken was his Mossberg 500 shotgun, hidden under his mattress and... Read more
Boston Police are looking for a late-model, shiny black Chevy with four occupants, at least one of whom apparently fired into another car on Wayland Street shortly after 11 a.m. The car was last spotted heading up Hartford; the gunman apparently failed to actually hit anybody, but did leave at least one bullet behind in the street.... Read more
Darius Gibson, 22, was indicted last week on murder charges for allegedly gunning down Terrence Kelley, 18, on Creston Street in May, 2010, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Officials didn't have to search hard for Gibson - he's already behind bars awaiting trial on charges he shot three men in Brockton in September, 2010. He's also awaiting sentencing on federal gun... Read more
The victim, suffering from life threatening injuries, was transported to the Boston Medical Center where he was later pronounced deceased.
The crash is still under investigation; no citations have been issued.... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board today took the unusual step of rejecting a proposed takeout place after city officials said its owner has failed to do enough to curb violence in and near the Warren Street block of stores he owns.
John Shear, who owns a commercial building on Warren Street at the intersection with Blue Hill Avenue, went before the board yesterday for permission to... Read more
A former aide at the Harbor Pilot Middle School who was already facing charges of improper sexual activity with a student there now faces charges of indecent assault and battery against a 7-year-old boy at the Martin Luther King School in Grove Hall.
A Suffolk County grand jury indicted LaShawn Hill, 34, for his alleged assault on the young child in March of last year,... Read more