Transit and Boston Police are looking for three suspects for a shooting at the busway at Ashmont station around 10:20 p.m. The victim was taken to Carney Hospital with a grazed leg.
Two of the suspects are black, in black hoodies, both about 5'8" with slim builds. The third is white, in a gray hoodie, also about 5'8" and slim. They may have run onto... Read more
Boston Police report somebody stole an air-conditioning compressor from a storefront church in Codman Square at 12:48 a.m. on Tuesday - and tried to make off with a second compressor as well.
Updated Tuesday morning.
A man awoken from a slumber in a car on Oyster Bay Road by security guards around 8 p.m. sped off, plowing into several cars before aiming his vehicle at a guard, who shot him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The driver, Leroy Wiggins, a.k.a., Chris Summers, 40, of Dorchester, suffered a non-life-threatening injury and is expected to be arraigned... Read more
Police are on Ogden Street off Washington, where residents reported gunfire around 12:40 p.m. Police have recovered shell casings.
Dorchester didn't let a little heat and humidity stop its parade. And it was Dorchester's usual grand mixture of cultures and themes - ARVN veterans preceded Revolutionary Minutemen, a Pilgrim marched alongside a space capsule:
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Witnesses still on scene at a party told officers a male had a firearm and was shooting. Officers approached the suspect who was in his motor vehicle. During the confrontation,... Read more
Boston Police report a woman who tied her pet Sparky to a railing while she went inside the Morrissey Boulevard CVS around 4 p.m. yesterday came out to find the small white dog missing.
Video surveillance revealed that two Asian males untied the dog and walked away with the dog towards Victory... Read more
A man was shot at three times at Auckland and Dewar streets in Dorchester around 9:50 p.m. But rather than try again, his attackers fled. They're described as black males, both about 5'8" and both in their 20s. One wore a yellow shirt, the other a black shirt.
Stanley Staco reports Dorchester Avenue just north of Fields Corner is shut down as police investigate gunfire around 8 p.m. that sent one man to the hospital in bad shape. At least six shots were fired.
Unofficial city returns show state Rep. Linda Dorcena Forry with roughly 82% of the vote against Republican Joe Ureneck.
So who will host next year's St. Patrick's Day breakfast in South Boston?
Meanwhile, in the Democratic primary in the 8th Suffolk state rep's race, Jay Livingstone beat Josh Dawson roughly 68-32.
Fitzhugh Newton III, 54, today pleaded guilty to second-degree murder for the strangulation death of Jewell Alsop in the back of a delivery truck parked on Columbia Road on Feb. 25, 2009, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The plea means a sentence of life in prison, although he would be eligible for parole... Read more