Columbia Road

By - 9/26/14 - 9:07 am

Boston Police report a woman walking in the area of Columbia Road and Holden Street around 7:50 a.m. yesterday "when she was approached by a male who forced her into the rear of an adjacent property and sexually assaulted her."

The suspect is described as black, with a light complexion, in his mid to late 20s, about 6' and thin, with a slight... Read more

By - 6/5/14 - 3:10 pm

Capt. John Greland at C-6 reports that around 5:55 p.m. on Tuesday, a motorist took exception, by way of his fist, to a bicyclist obeying traffic rules at Dorchester Avenue and Columbia Road.

Greland says the motorist, apparently headed straight, beeped at the bicyclist in front of him. When the bicyclist refused to move and told him the light was red, the driver got... Read more

By - 3/27/14 - 3:41 pm

For some reason, the Daily Mail posts photos of what it says is a haunted old Masonic hall on Columbia Road.

Sinister images of the Massachusetts building show a lone chair in an abandoned hallway where the owner of the site has said he has seen a 'female form' appear at sunset.

Via Boston Reddit.... Read more

By - 12/7/13 - 10:10 am

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot around 12:50 a.m., was able to get himself to Boston Medical Center.

By - 8/6/13 - 5:53 am

Yesterday at around 3PM while driving down Columbia Road, a street fight broke out between two cars. One car had a license plate from New Hampshire while the other car has Massachusetts plates. If you watch closely, one man is holding a baseball bat.... Read more

By - 1/14/13 - 12:11 am

Boston Police report a Weymouth man spotted buying heroin off Columbia Road in Dorchester around noon Sunday stopped for pursuing police, then drove away - dragging an officer down the street.

The officer was taken to Boston Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries, police say.

Police say the incident began around noon at Devon Street and Vaughn Avenue, when undercover drug officers observed an individual,... Read more

By - 9/20/12 - 11:09 pm

Stanley Staco and Brian D'Amico report two men were shot shortly after 10 p.m. at 209 Columbia Rd. They were taken to local hospitals. Police are looking for two suspects.... Read more

By - 7/3/12 - 11:16 pm

Updated Wednesday.

Boston Police report a 9-year-old boy died after being hit by a car at Columbia Road and Washington Street around 10:30 p.m.

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

By - 12/11/10 - 6:51 pm

Channel 25 reports the collision happened at 4:30 p.m. at Columbia Road and Washington Street. None of the injuries life-threatening.

By - 10/1/09 - 10:00 am

Boston Police report somebody opened fire on a car waiting at a red light at Columbia Road and Geneva Avenue around 8:45 a.m. today - but that the only injury was to a passenger in a car rear-ended by the vehicle apparently being shot at.

Police say that after the shots were fired at the second car in line at the light, its... Read more

By - 5/13/09 - 12:20 pm

Damage allegedly sustained when the driver plowed into a pedestrian at Dudley Street and Columbia Road around 11 p.m. yesterday and then kept on going, the Dorchester Reporter reports.

By - 1/10/09 - 7:27 pm

Don't respond to their middle finger with one of your own - it's just what they'd expect. Instead, learn from Brian McPherson's experience with a couple of Massholes irate at his daring to cross Columbia Road in Dorchester in front of them:

... They started screaming at me in Spanish and giving me the finger. I stopped in front of their vehicle and gave

... Read more
By - 7/2/08 - 9:53 am

Adam Pieniazek is enjoying a nice bike ride on Columbia Road in Dorchester when some fat putz in a rustbucket begins slamming his horn and demanding Pieniazek pull over to let him through. Pieniazek did pull to the side, but didn't stop, which only further enraged the guy. He reports that the guy, who appeared to be Puerto Rican or Dominican, finally exhausted his... Read more