By - 7/23/14 - 11:00 am

The owners of Shenanigans in South Boston have bought an old party-supply store on Neponset Avenue and plan to turn it into a full-service restaurant with a similar theme and menu.

At a Boston Licensing Board hearing today, co-owner Paul Adamson and attorney Carolyn Conway said the new restaurant, to be called the Dorchester, will serve basic American fare for lunch and dinner at 367... Read more

By - 7/21/14 - 1:03 pm

Shortly after 12:30 p.m. at 57 Armandine St., although he may have been stabbed, in the chest and stomach, outside a convenience store across from Dorchester District Court on Washington Street.... Read more

By - 7/20/14 - 7:51 am

Around 12:40 a.m., a man walked into the Boston Medical Center stabbed to the face and arm. Stanley Staco reports police eventually established he was stabbed at 19 Cunningham St. in Dorchester.

By - 7/20/14 - 7:46 am

Around 3:45 a.m. on Bloomfield Street, according to Boston EMS Incidents.

By - 7/19/14 - 10:38 am

Police are looking for a man who apparently decided 10:20 on a Saturday morning was a good time to fire several rounds from his handgun up Stanton Street from Norfolk Street. He then ran down Stanton.

He's described as black, about 6' and heavyset, with facial hair, wearing a blue and red jacket and a baseball cap and carrying a black backpack.... Read more

By - 7/17/14 - 11:14 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that Ernest Watkins IV, charged with first-degree murder for a fatal Fields Corner stabbing in 2012, can be tried as an adult.

Watkins had sought to be tried in juvenile court, which cannot impose a life sentence. A Superior Court judge denied his motion. The Supreme Judicial Court said the case raised no double-jeopardy questions and that Watkins... Read more

By - 7/16/14 - 10:04 am

A doesn't-want-to-inhale resident complains about the smell of Downer Avenue:

Neighborhood reeks of marijuana. All the time. ALL. THE. TIME. It's gross.

H/t Welcome to Dot.

By - 7/13/14 - 7:46 pm

Around 7:40 p.m. outside 80 Greenwood St.

Suspect: Black, 28, no shirt, white shorts, red do-rag, may have fled in white Sonata.

By - 7/13/14 - 8:31 am

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot several times outside 76 Lawrence Ave. around 5:25 a.m.

By - 7/12/14 - 10:11 am

Kevin Wiles and Boston EMS Incidents report a woman was hit by a white pickup around 5 a.m. at River and Washington streets.

Wiles reports she was pronounced dead at Carney Hospital. Boston Police report she was 32.... Read more

By - 7/11/14 - 4:46 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports the Dorchester gas tank now sports a giant Boston Gas logo again only because National Grid stripped off the Keyspan and National Grid logos atop it as part of an overall repainting of the tank.

By - 7/11/14 - 10:22 am

Apparently, [WhateverTheyCallThemselvesToday] gas company really doesn't like people taking photos of the world's largest copyrighted artwork.

Via ForStudentPower.

By - 7/10/14 - 11:35 pm

Around 11:20 p.m. on Melbourne Street near Centre.

By - 7/10/14 - 10:28 pm

Around 10 p.m. at 30 Longfellow St.

By - 7/10/14 - 6:43 pm
Flower thief in Dorchester threatened with finger breaking

Jay Kelly noticed a warning to the woman stealing flowers from this gardener on a side street off Neponset Avenue in Dorchester.

By - 7/10/14 - 4:54 pm
Timara Reynolds

Boston Police report Timara Reynolds, 18, hasn't been seen since July 3.

Reynolds, 5'4" and 170 lbs., was last seen around midnight that day at 11 Jerome St., wearing an orange tank top, a matching orange skirt, rainbow flip flops and a black hooded sweatshirt with "Yeah Buddy."

If you've seen her, contact 911 or C-11 detectives at 617-343-4335.... Read more

By - 7/10/14 - 1:51 pm

A Suffolk County grand jury this week indicted two brothers on charges they used a detachable steering wheel and a knife in a brawl outside a party at the DoubleTree Hotel on Mt. Vernon Street that ended with one of their opponents dead of stab wounds - from his own knife.

Shawn Coleman, 22, of the South End, was charged with second-degree murder and was... Read more

By - 7/9/14 - 11:26 pm

WBZ reports a man ran into a teen on a scooter at Kingsdale and Standish streets tonight, then fled, then was arrested after he crashed into a car in Jamaica Plain.

The teen's injuries from the crash shortly after 8 p.m. were so severe the homicide unit was summoned.

By - 7/8/14 - 2:21 pm

Boston Police report a man and woman standing at Washington and Erie streets found themselves surrounded by 10 to 15 boys and girls, who began beating them when they resisted a robbery attempt around 9:30 p.m yesterday:

The female victim stated that she and her male friend were waiting for their bus connection when she was attacked by a young female suspect. The female

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