Boston Police report arresting a 29-year-old Winthrop woman after they say officers watched her buy some heroin at a Dorchester Kentucky Fried Chicken - and her 70-year-old companion, whom they say was packing a loaded gun and driving an SUV equipped with an "AR-15 style" rifle, ten clips for it and body armor. Read more.
Boston Police report a man officers tried to stop for a broken brake light on Columbia Road at Geneva Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. instead sped away - and then crashed into several cars at Columbia and Glendale Street, where he got out of his still moving car and ran away, only to be pursued and captured. Read more.
UPDATE: Victim identified as Shaquille Browder, 21.
Both that man and a second, found with non-fatal injuries, were in their early 20s, police say.
The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of at least one victim's injuries. Read more.
Around 10:40 p.m. at Columbia Road and Bird Street. At least six shots fired.
Not long after, a man showed up at a local ER with a fresh gunshot wound; unclear if it's related.
Shortly before 2 p.m. at Ceylon Street and Columbia Road. The victim showed up about 10 minutes later at a local emergency room, with a non-life-threatening injury.
WFXT reports on the incident on Columbia Road, where the temperature was 87.
Around 11 a.m. at Columbia Road and Bird Street.
UPDATE: Victim identified as Nathaniel Dix.
Stephen White, 61, is scheduled for arraignment in Dorchester Municipal Court today on charges he fatally stabbed an acquaintance in the area of Columbia Road and Intervale Street, the Suffolk County Districct Attorney's office reports.
Around 8 p.m. at Columbia Road and Devon Street, Scott Eisen reports.
Columbia Billiard Co., 558 Columbia Rd., has trouble with a capital T and is currently shut as its new owner awaits word from the Boston Licensing Board both on a series of violations found in a February inspection and its requests for the licenses it should have had before that inspection. Read more.
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