Dorchester

By - 11/17/16 - 5:47 pm

Three 15-year-olds told a woman on the Red Line to go back to her own country before one of them began beating her with her fists and a phone as the train traveled between Savin Hill and Andrew the day before the election last week, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 11/16/16 - 5:36 pm

In front of the fire station. The BPD homicide and fatal-accident reconstruction units have both been called in.

By - 11/16/16 - 1:26 pm

The Boston City Council today approved asking the state to let the city issue 12 new liquor licenses for restaurants and a cineplex at the South Bay Town Center project in Dorchester, saying the licenses are critical to bringing the sort of home-grown restaurants that will make the center take off.

But the council decided not to seek three liquor licenses for the massive Seaport Square project in the South Boston Waterfront. Read more.

By - 11/15/16 - 3:56 pm

The Boston City Council tomorrow considers asking the state legislature for 12 new liquor licenses for the South Bay Town Center project in Dorchester and 3 for the Seaport Square complex in the South Boston Waterfront. Read more.

By - 11/15/16 - 12:19 am
Dantley Leonard

Boston Police report the man fatally shot on Ames Street Saturday afternoon was Dantley Leonard, 28, of Kingston.

Leonard, who formerly lived in Dorchester, leaves a young son and his twin brother, Danley.

A second person who was shot in the same incident is expected to survive.

By - 11/14/16 - 11:57 pm

Stanley Stacos reports that two houses on Wendover Street and one on Quincefield Street were hit by gunfire around 11:40 p.m. Not long after, a man showed up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound to the hand.

By - 11/14/16 - 3:04 pm

At 482 Washington St., across Tremlett from Dorchester Municipal Court, around 2:55 p.m. The victim's injuries are not considered life threatening.

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.