Dorchester

By - 8/27/16 - 10:01 am

Boston Police report a man was shot to death around 1:40 a.m. at 58 Westville St.

By - 8/26/16 - 11:57 am

Boston firefighters are at the Old Colony Avenue underpass at Columbia Road, where two manholes began smoking around 11:45 a.m.

By - 8/26/16 - 11:35 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld Frankie Herndon's conviction for fatally shooting his childhood friend, Derrick Barnes, in 2011 because he thought Barnes had snitched on him two years earlier. Read more.

By - 8/25/16 - 3:17 pm
Architect's reendering of proposed condos on Massachusetts Avenue

Architect's rendering.

A used-car dealership at 1258 Massachusetts Ave. would make way for 40 condos in two six-story buildings under plans recently filed with the BRA. Read more.

By - 8/25/16 - 11:13 am

UPDATED with link to more information from WBZ.

WBZ reports an 18-year-old trying to break up a fight was shot three times on McClellan Street around 1 a.m. Police found her around the corner on Page Street; a dog was also shot.

By - 8/24/16 - 7:51 pm

Boston Police report the man shot to death at 6 Dudley Terrace on Aug. 20 was Ailton Goncalves, 35.

By - 8/24/16 - 5:09 pm

For the second time this month, would-be Register of Deeds Doug Bennett has pissed off an elected official, this time state Rep. Dan Cullinane (D-Dorchester).

Cullinane posted photos yesterday that appear to show the perennial candidate tearing down a Cullinane sign and then standing on it as he puts up one of his large hand-made signs on a Gallivan Boulevard resident's fence. Read more.

By - 8/22/16 - 12:50 pm
Mayfield the Cockatoo

The Animal Rescue League of Boston reports it's looking for clues to the previous owners of this cockatoo, found in a cage filled with maggots and cockroaches in somebody's trash on Norfolk Street in Dorchester last month. Read more.

By - 8/21/16 - 8:34 pm

Around 8:25 p.m. at Bourneside Street and Paisley Park. Nobody was hit.

By - 8/21/16 - 7:59 am

Around 11:45 p.m. on Saturday at 930 Blue Hill Ave., Rob McDougall reports.

By - 8/20/16 - 9:50 am

Boston Police report arresting Darius Barry, 18, on charges he fatally stabbed Gage Smith at 214 Paris St. on Wednesday.

Barry, arrested Friday night, is scheduled for arraignment in East Boston Municipal Court on Monday.

Innocent, etc.

By - 8/20/16 - 12:31 am

Updated with information from BPD.

Boston Police report a man and a woman were shot around 12:05 a.m. at 6 Dudley Terrace, off Dudley Street.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene; the woman was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, police say.

The man is Dorchester's tenth murder victim this year.

By - 8/19/16 - 9:12 pm

Showed up at a local ER with a gunshot wound shortly before 9 p.m., possibly from a shooting on Dorchester Avenue, near the alley that leads to Adams Street across from and just north of the Fields Corner T stop.

By - 8/17/16 - 9:09 pm

Boston Police report officers investigating a call about an unconscious man in the yard of the Oliver Wendell Holmes on School Street around 6 this morning found a sleeping man with a gun tucked under one arm. Read more.

By - 8/16/16 - 10:35 pm

Around 6 p.m. at 60 Stockton St.

By - 8/15/16 - 6:32 pm

Boston Police report the person who died when when shot repeatedly on Algonquin Street Friday night was Carlos Fortes Neves-Silva, 34, of Brockton.

By - 8/14/16 - 9:47 pm

Shortly before 9 p.m., David Finnerty reported:

Entire Jet Ski taking up left lane of Morrissey south by UMass entrance.

By - 8/14/16 - 2:10 pm

Boston Police report arresting two Dorchester residents on charges they threatened a woman at gunpoint Friday night. Read more.

By - 8/13/16 - 3:16 pm

Boston Police report a man in his 30s died when shot repeatedly around 11:40 p.m. on Friday at 21 Algonquin St.

2016 murders in Boston.

By - 8/12/16 - 5:51 pm

Newmarket Square businesses will soon begin a campaign to urge the mayor to get Long Island open again - or find another place where addicts can get treatment and counseling away from their streets and the drug dealers who prey on them. Read more.