Dorchester

By - 5/23/16 - 6:33 pm
David Stewart

Boston Police today identified the man shot to death on Southern Avenue Thursday night as David Stewart, 22, of Dorchester.

His friends knew Stewart, who attended South Boston High School, as Bones.

No arrests have been made.

Police say he is not the same person who was arrested during a melee on May 11.

By - 5/22/16 - 8:47 am

Around 6:45 a.m. on Johnson Terrace, off Woodrow Avenue, Boston EMS Incidents reports.

By - 5/21/16 - 2:31 pm

Seized bikes.

Boston Police report drug-unit officers with a search warrant raided 7 Speedwell St. in Dorchester and seized a gun and 400 rounds of ammunition. Read more.

By - 5/20/16 - 1:39 pm

A Dorchester man charged with firing a bullet that grazed a 52-year-old woman's head as she was leaving church in Codman Square was actually aiming at two men who were arguing nearby, a prosecutor said today. Read more.

By - 5/20/16 - 12:51 pm

A federal judge in Boston this week sentenced Raymond Jeffreys, 28, to 30 years in federal prison after he pled guilty to charges of sex trafficking, tampering with a witness by attempting to kill him, and making false statements to a federal agent, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/19/16 - 11:18 pm

Boston Police report arresting James Martin, 22, on charges he fired the shot that sent a woman who'd just left church to the hospital last Friday evening. Read more.

By - 5/19/16 - 10:55 pm

UPDATE: Boston Police report the victim, a man in his 20s, died.

Jeff Durham reports somebody was shot around 9:15 p.m. at Southern Avenue and Darlington Street and that the person was taken away in bad shape. This makes the third shooting in the area since Friday.

By - 5/19/16 - 11:20 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court refused today to consider the First Amendment issues involved in a judge ordering a man to stop writing horrible things about his ex-girlfriend online as part of a domestic protective order against him. Read more.

By - 5/17/16 - 6:02 am

A drone video posted on Scott Eisen's channel shows the Milton rowing team and some fascinating scenery along the Neponset estuary.

By - 5/16/16 - 11:10 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Harold and Shawn Coleman of second-degree murder for the stabbing death of Christopher Borgella outside the DoubleTree Hotel on Mt. Vernon Street early on March 1, 2014, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/16/16 - 9:24 pm

Two South Boston brothers today admitted they attacked a man sleeping near the JFK/UMass T stop with a metal pole and their urine on their way home from a Sox game last August because he was too Mexican for their tastes. Read more.

By - 5/16/16 - 7:43 am

The delays have been reduced from "moderate" to "minor" on the inbound Red Line due to a train that let Elijah carry it upward at Shawmut.

By - 5/15/16 - 11:23 pm

Around 11:15 p.m. at 3 Walton St., just off Washington. The shooter may have fired nine rounds.

By - 5/15/16 - 7:57 am

Around 8:20 p.m. on Saturday at 387 Columbia Rd., DD3William reports.

By - 5/13/16 - 7:18 pm

Codman Square scene. Photo by Jeff Durham.

UPDATE: Arrest made.

For the second day in a row, gunfire erupted in Codman Square, but this time, somebody was shot - a woman, in the head, around 6:40 p.m., John Duffill reports, adding the shooter was aiming at somebody else. Read more.

By - 5/12/16 - 11:49 pm

The BRA today approved the Dot Block complex, which would replace a series of low-slung storefronts and industrial buildings at Dorchester Avenue and Hancock Street with 384 apartments, 60,000 square feet of retail space and a 450-car garage.

By - 5/12/16 - 10:29 pm

The scene on Talbot. Photo by Jeff Durham.

Around 10:20 p.m. At least five shell casings found in front of 310 Talbot Ave., near Southern. A car at Talbot and Southern was hit.

By - 5/12/16 - 3:59 pm

The filming of a rap video on a Dorchester cul-de-sac yesterday evening ended with six people under arrest and the confiscation of four loaded guns, police and prosecutors say.

One man had bail set at $100,000, two others at $75,000, at their arraignments today in Dorchester Municipal Court. Prosecutors had asked for bail as high as $500,000. Read more.

By - 5/11/16 - 9:21 pm

Around 9:10 p.m. on Leslie Street, between Dix and Centre. The robbers took cash, two pizzas and some Chinese food before driving off.

By - 5/11/16 - 8:09 pm

Police report officers investigating the armed robbery of the the Aney Grocery and Convenience Store, 542 Washington St., didn't have to go far to find the two suspects: Witnesses pointed them to the house at 10 Rosedale St., pretty much right across the street from the store. Read more.