Dorchester

By - 11/12/16 - 4:57 pm

Around 4:45 p.m. at 50 Ames St. The dead victim was found in front of the building; the second victim was found behind the building, shot to the shoulder and was able to walk to the ambulance. One of the victims was shot outside 70 Ames St. Read more.

By - 11/7/16 - 11:02 pm
Rivers

Boston Police report the man shot to death on Bentham Road on Saturday was Nathaniel Rivers, 29, of Roxbury.

The family has set up a GoFundMe page to help with funeral expenses.

By - 11/7/16 - 4:10 pm

The Codman Square Health Center is providing training on how to administer naloxone (also known by the trade name Narcan) at a session on Thursday, Nov. 10, starting at 6 p.m. at the health center's Black Box Theatre, 14 Epping St. in Dorchester.

Attendees will get a free kit of naloxone, which can revive an opioid overdose victim.

By - 11/7/16 - 8:47 am
Truck crashed at American Legion Highway in Franklin Park

Stanley Staco reports the crash happened around 6:30 a.m. on American Legion Highway at Franklin Hill Avenue.

By - 11/5/16 - 8:38 am
Boston firefighters at Nixon Street fire

Firefighters at Nixon Street. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to a third-floor fire at 48 Nixon St. in Dorchester at 10:38 p.m. on Friday. There were no injuries.

By - 11/5/16 - 1:27 am

Around 12:40 a.m. on Bentham Road. Boston Police report the man, in his late 20s, died at a local hospital.

By - 11/3/16 - 12:56 am

State Police report a woman rushing across Gallivan Boulevard at Milton Avenue to catch a bus was hit by a car around 10:30 p.m. Read more.

By - 11/2/16 - 9:41 am
Benine Timothee

Boston Police have identified the woman shot to death on Washington Street in Dorchester's Four Corners Saturday afternoon as Benine Timothee, 36.

Friends have set up a GoFundMe page to help with her funeral costs: Read more.

By - 10/31/16 - 3:17 pm

Transit Police have released surveillance video showing the masked man they say beat and dragged a Mattapan Line driver Sunday morning.

By - 10/30/16 - 1:20 pm

WFXT reports on the incident at Cedar Grove involving a man who didn't have any money but didn't want to get off the trolley.

By - 10/29/16 - 10:54 pm
Caught for Dorchester robbery

Boston Police report arresting Mike Moffet, 34, of Weymouth, for allegedly grabbing a 75-year-old woman's purse outside Florian Hall Sunday afternoon.

Police say they nabbed Moffett yesterday on a charge of unarmed robbery.

Innocent, etc.

By - 10/29/16 - 3:00 pm

Boston Police report two people, a woman believed to be in her 30s, and a male in his teens, were shot around 2:25 p.m. outside 152 Washington St., near Morse Street.

The woman was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The teen was treated for a less serious injury.

2016 murders in Dorchester and other neighborhoods.

By - 10/29/16 - 1:48 pm
Line to vote in West Roxbury

Shortly after noon, John Burger reported the line to vote at the West Roxbury library was around the corner and up near the Lyndon School.

Todd Duval reported a long line in Lower Mills, as well. And Dan O'Brien shows us the people waiting to vote in the Bolling Building in Dudley Square: Read more.

By - 10/29/16 - 10:12 am

A federal judge this week sentenced Jaquan Casanova to 28 years in federal prison for shooting a man on the orders of the leader of a multi-state prostitution ring convinced the man was ratting them out to the feds, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By - 10/28/16 - 9:03 am

The Dorchester Reporter sounds the alarm: Dorchester is Boston's noisiest neighborhood (while neighboring Mattapan is the quietest), based on the Greater Boston Neighborhood Noise Report Card.

By - 10/27/16 - 9:56 am

Boston Police report officers investigating gunfire outside 14 Rill St. Tuesday night found the car that had been spotted leaving the scene "at a high rate of speed with the headlights turned off" on Columbia Road. Read more.

By - 10/25/16 - 10:35 pm

Around 10:15 p.m. at Angel Market, 6 Glenway St., by several people in hoodies.

By - 10/24/16 - 11:47 pm

Peter McGowan, 53, was ordered held without bail on a murder charge for the death of Stephen Cherup, 50, in a fight in Newmarket Square late Saturday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 10/24/16 - 9:09 pm
Wanted for Dorchester purse snatching

Boston Police report they're looking for man for a purse snatching in the Florian Hall parking lot yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 10/24/16 - 8:39 am

A couple days ago, the Globe reported how Keolis treats the Faimount Line like its spare-parts bin - pulling equipment off the line when other lines have problems. This morning, Samantha Sergeant reports:

now 754 Fairmount Readville is having engine issues after already 20mins late! WTF R WE PAYING U 4?!?!