Dorchester

By - 4/26/15 - 4:36 pm
Turkeys on Granite Avenue in Dorchester

Welcome to Dot reports these turkeys crossed Granite Avenue today:

The Brooklinization of Dorchester continues.

In South Boston, Eileen Murphy spotted the first ice-cream truck of the season:

By - 4/24/15 - 10:58 pm

A Springfield man sentenced to ten years in prison in 2005 for dealing cocaine out of his apartment was arrested Thursday on charges of dealing cocaine in Boston, Boston Police report.

Police say they'd had their eye on Craig Bogle, 53, since December, when they heard he was in Boston and dealing drugs.

Boston police officers launched an extensive investigation that, on Thursday, ultimately

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By - 4/23/15 - 2:13 pm

NoBoston2024:

On Thursday, April 23 at 6:30PM, the University of Massachusetts Boston Economics Department will be hosting a public discussion on the economic implications of hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics in Boston with Andrew Zimbalist, rofessor at Smith College and author of the recent book Circus Maximus, and Arthur MacEwan, professor emeritus at University of Massachusetts Boston.

Andrew Zimbalist will be giving

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By - 4/22/15 - 6:15 pm

Not long after police responded to the area of Blue Hill Avenue and Johnston Road on a report of gunfire out of a black car, other officers spotted the car heading south on Blue Hill Avenue.

The car turned onto Babson, then Crossman, blew a tire, stopped near Merola Park and W. Selden Street, where three men got out and tried to run... Read more

By - 4/21/15 - 7:17 pm

Police found somebody stabbed outside the Tedeschi shop at 187 E. Cottage St. in Edward Everett Square around 7:05 p.m.

By - 4/20/15 - 12:17 pm

Jaquan Casanova, 24, of Dorchester, was indicted on federal charges last week that he pulled the trigger on a leader of a prostitution ring suspected of talking to the feds.

Another alleged ringleader. Raymond Jeffreys, 27, also of Dorchester, was already facing charges, and was also charged last week with the attempted murder of Darian Thomson as Thomson sat in a car at Draper... Read more

By - 4/17/15 - 6:36 pm

Around 6:25 p.m. at Harvard and Gleason streets.

By - 4/16/15 - 7:48 am
Truck hanging off I-93 in Dorchester

The view from Sidney Street. Photo by Meg Reils.

UPDATE: State Police report the truck and a Scion tC collided around 6 a.m., sending the truck partially over the Jersey barriers.

A box truck that wound up hanging off I-93 south in Dorchester this morning created problems on both the highway and the Red Line below - which the MBTA shut until mechanics could move the truck and end the risk it might... Read more

By - 4/15/15 - 8:20 pm
Martin Richard 5K race in Dorchester

MadTy watched a 5k in honor of Martin Richard along Gallivan Boulevard today.

By - 4/14/15 - 11:51 pm

The Dorchester Reporter gets the scoop on the possible sale of the bar, which went on the block after a skein of legal trouble.

By - 4/14/15 - 11:45 pm

Dominique Dawnielle reports:

So I was on the redline and saw a guy about my age who had holes all over his pants, shirt was filthy and he had on no shoes... He sat quietly trying to hide his feet while reading a newspaper. People stared, some laughed while others moved away in disgust... Not once thinking this guy may have just had a

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By - 4/14/15 - 11:58 am
Spitty lady

Transit Police report they are looking for a woman they say spit on a 41 bus driver and hit him with something around 5:30 p.m. on April 1 near the intersection of Columbia Road and Annabel Street in Dorchester.

She's described as black, with red highlights in her hair, wearing a pink North Face jacket, black leggings and white sneakers. A Transit Police spokesman... Read more

By - 4/13/15 - 6:21 am

Around 9:50 p.m. on Sunday on Norton Street near Bowdoin, Stanley Staco reports.

By - 4/10/15 - 10:11 am

Wakefield Police report arresting three Dorchester men they say were spotted removing the tires from a Kia in an apartment-complex parking lot early Thursday.

Terrance Jason Ramos-Farnum, 25, Joel Winslow, 26, and Anthony Sanchez, 25, were charged with larcenty over $250.

Police say a resident of the Audubon Road complex called to report "men in dark clothes" removing the tires and wheels from a Kia... Read more

By - 4/6/15 - 9:29 pm

Around 9:20 p.m., possibly in a drive-by. Police are looking for a green, late-model, low-rider Civic.

By - 4/6/15 - 5:20 pm
Richard Long

Boston Police today identified the man found shot to death at 332 Harvard St. as Richard Long, 37.

According to his obituary, Long, an ironworker, leaves seven children, along with his parents, three sisters and a brother.

A woman, 34, was also found shot, but she was taken to a local hospital with non-fatal injuries, police say.

Long's funeral is tomorrow at... Read more

By - 4/4/15 - 9:26 pm

I have jury duty in Dorchester this week. Not familiar with the area and looking for some general info. What is the best way to get there? Any tips? Thanks!

By - 4/3/15 - 9:20 am

The Globe reports on two elderly residents of Trull Street in Dorchester, whose bodies were found only when their mailman realized nobody was grabbing the mail out of his hand as he put it through their mail slot like they used to do.

By - 4/2/15 - 6:49 pm

Stanley Staco reports a couple of cars were shot around 6:10 p.m. outside 15 Cunningham St.

The gunman is described as black, 18 to 20, about 5'4" and wearing black pants and a belt with studs all the way around. He had a large black gun as he jumped into a 2004 or 2005 gray Accord.

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