Dorchester

By - 10/1/14 - 8:02 am

A stabbing at a benefit for an injured motorcyclist at the Boston Teachers Union Hall in August remains unsolved because every person inside the hall interviewed by police either said they saw nothing or refused to talk, a BPD detective says.

Sgt. Det. Kenneth O'Brien told the Boston Licensing Board yesterday that even the victim told police he saw nothing early on Aug. 3, only... Read more

By - 9/29/14 - 7:20 pm

Updated 10 a.m., Tuesday.

Boston Police report a person identified only as "male" was shot around 7:15 p.m. outside 564 Dudley St. He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead.

2014 murders in Boston.

By - 9/28/14 - 3:06 pm
Brush fire along the Neponset River in Dorchester

Belden photgraphed the beginnings of a brush fire along the Neponset River in Dorchester, around 2:20 p.m. At 3, she reported exits 11B and 11A on the Expressway were closed, since the fire's now right under the bridge.

By - 9/26/14 - 9:07 am

Boston Police report a woman walking in the area of Columbia Road and Holden Street around 7:50 a.m. yesterday "when she was approached by a male who forced her into the rear of an adjacent property and sexually assaulted her."

The suspect is described as black, with a light complexion, in his mid to late 20s, about 6' and thin, with a slight... Read more

By - 9/23/14 - 9:17 am
Wanted for bank robbery

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports it is looking for a man who held up the Santander Bank branch at 780 Gallivan Blvd. around 3:50 p.m. on Sept. 5.

He gave a teller a note and left with various denominations of currency.

He's described as white, in his mid-20s, with a slim build, about 5' and 150 lbs. He wore a white Sox... Read more

By - 9/21/14 - 9:28 pm

Updated.

Boston Police report a man stabbed around midnight at 5 Ames St. was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

By - 9/21/14 - 1:09 pm

Boston Police report that officers on patrol near the area of the Ashmont T stop around 12:40 a.m. on Saturday heard gunfire from the area of Fuller and Washington streets:

Once there, officers observed two individuals walking away from the scene. While monitoring and watching these individuals, officers observed one of the individuals, later identified as Johnnie Bonnie, clutch at his waist area

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By - 9/21/14 - 12:48 pm

The Harvard Street Neighborhood Health Center is suing its insurance company for refusing to reimburse it for the $763,000 a one-time accountant for the center embezzled between 2003 and 2008.

The Hartford Insurance Co. told the center it won't pay the claim because the center's policies excluded theft of money by employees.

In a suit originally filed last month in Suffolk Superior Court, the... Read more

By - 9/19/14 - 6:29 pm

Take a gander at this view from I-93 in Dorchester.

H/t Jed Hresko.

By - 9/18/14 - 3:53 pm

A Dorchester woman pleaded guilty yesterday to injecting beauty seekers buttocks and lips with a silicone polymer, even though she's not a medical professional and the stuff is not approved in the US - at least not for injections.

The US Attorney's office in Boston reports Valentina Perez Tavarez, also known as Rossi Tavarez, 37, injected at least ten people with a solution... Read more

By - 9/18/14 - 1:34 pm
Stuck truck in Fields Corner

From the "How do they even do that?" department comes this picture, by Fields Corner Main Street, of a truck whose driver tried but failed to make a U-turn at a major intersection shortly after 1 p.m.

By - 9/18/14 - 12:36 pm

Don Walsh, who helped create a master plan for Columbia Point, gears up for whichever developer buys the Globe property on Morrissey Boulevard, says the community needs a say in what goes in there.

By - 9/17/14 - 10:34 pm

Around 9 p.m., possibly near Burt Street. Police are looking for three Hispanic males in their late teens or early 20s, all about 5'10", two wearing ball caps and one yellow clothing.

By - 9/17/14 - 9:32 am

Dot Rat alerts us to a casting call for a commercial for Dorchester's first ale.

By - 9/16/14 - 10:04 am

Around 9:55 a.m. at Wayland and Magnolia streets. Police recovered eight shell casings. One car was hit; no human victims found.

The location is a few blocks from where gunfire erupted earlier this morning.... Read more

By - 9/16/14 - 6:20 am

Stanley Staco reports somebody fired several rounds around 12:50 a.m. on Alexander Street and that at least one of the bullets ended up in a resident's bedroom. No injuries reported.

By - 9/13/14 - 10:00 am
Shongi Fernandes

With leads slowing, police are asking the public for help to find who killed Shongi Fernandes on Claybourne Street on Aug. 31.

The Boston Police Homicide Unit continues to actively investigate the facts and circumstances surrounding this violent crime and would welcome any information the community may have or want to share.

Anyone with information can contact one of the detectives working on... Read more

By - 9/12/14 - 8:50 pm

Boston Police report a woman was stabbed and her purse stolen around 9:30 a.m. outside 11 Whitten St.

A vehicle matching that of the suspect’s was seen in the area of Talbot Ave. and Harvard Street. The individuals occupying the vehicle also matched the description of the suspects. Both suspects were placed under arrest. All of the victim’s property was discovered within the

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By - 9/12/14 - 2:35 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decided yesterday the ratio of wine and beer to cheese and other foods at Savin Hill Enterprise, 1047 Dorchester Ave., did not violate any board regulations.

The shop, which opened earlier this year, had been cited by police in July for using too much shelf and refrigerator space for alcohol; police said that seven of eight shelves marked "food" on a... Read more

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