Boston firefighters are at 57 Woodford St. for a third-floor fire reported around 1:50 p.m. A second alarm was ordered about nine minutes later
Police and prosecutors showed video of Friday's Devon Street incident to community leaders, who afterwards told the Globe it was pretty clear that the man fatally shot by police fired first - just as officers were getting out of their cars to investigate a report of a shooting.
People keep calling in and posting complaints to 311 about space savers. A concerned citizen files a report on Church Street in Dorchester:
The city has removed space savers on this street and these residents just keep putting more out.
The Boston Licensing Board voted yesterday to let Levi's Restaurant, 323 Washington St., add cocktails and hard liquor to the beer and wine it was already allowed to serve. Read more.
Boston Police report one man is dead and two are injured following an incident inside 107 Devon St. and just outside around 10:25 a.m. Read more.
State Police report a man's bad driving led to his arrest for heroin trafficking Wednesday afternoon.
State Police say a trooper spotted a guy ignore a stop sign from Old Road onto Columbia Road shortly before 6 p.m. Also, he didn't signal for the right turn from the popular shortcut from Blue Hill Avenue to Columbia Road. Read more.
UPDATE: The Herald reports the third guy had a GPS bracelet on, too.
Two of the three men arrested on charges they robbed a Savin Hill market at gunpoint last night were wearing GPS ankle bracelets as a condition of their bail on earlier gun-related arrests, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
The Pleasant View Market at Savin Hill Avenue and Pleasant Street was robbed at gunpoint around 6 p.m. by three masked men with a gun, who made off with some cash and several cartons of Newport cigarettes.
Not long after, police shut down Roach Street off Dorchester Avenue when they tracked the suspects to an apartment at 22 Roach St. Read more.
Tenean Beach? Where's that? MPS shows us it's completely underwater this morning.
Morrissey Boulevard is, as you might expect, closed due to flooding.
Stanley Staco reports a man was stabbed on Vassar Street around 1 a.m. Because of the severity of his injuries, the homicide unit was called in, just in case.
Police responded to two locations for shots fired: Humphreys Street at Humphreys Place in Uphams Corner around 9:30 p.m. and Armandine Street just off Washington around 12:15 p.m. No reported injuries.
The Boston Licensing Board today sided with residents and elected officials and denied a license for a liquor store proposed for 438 Blue Hill Ave.
At a hearing yesterday, residents and representatives from the mayor, six city councilors and two state representatives said there was no public need for yet another liquor store in an area that already has eight of them within a half mile.
The Dorchester Reporter reports that when it comes to "Uber of [Fill in the Blank]" companies flooding Boston, most react like Dorchester is on the dark side of the moon.
Among the Dot rats irked by that: Mayor Marty Walsh, who says enough's enough.
Shabazz Augustine, 36, pleaded guilty today to second-degree murder for the 2004 death of Julaine Jules of Malden, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
UPDATE: License request rejected.
Grove Hall residents and religious leaders packed the Boston Licensing Board hearing room today to urge the board to reject a license request for a Blue Hill Avenue liquor store.
The proposed Blue Hill Liquors, 438 Blue Hill Ave., is "absolutely tone deaf to the people of Grove Hall," City Councilor Tito Jackson said. Read more.
WBUR reports on the 6-4 vote by the state education board to make Dorchester Collegiate Academy shut down due to low test scores and high attrition rates.
About 20 stunned parents in bright yellow shirts with the DCA logo stormed out after the vote, many in tears.