Dorchester

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

By - 9/12/14 - 8:10 am

Homicide Watch Boston reports the Suffolk County District Attorney's office dropped the charge against Eric Barnes after the May death of a woman in the South Bay House of Corrections who was going to testify against Barnes.

Barnes and two other men were charged with murdering Brousseau Normil, 20, of Cambridge, whose body was found stuffed in the back seat of a rental... Read more

By - 9/11/14 - 5:54 pm

The Mt. Washington Bank branch at 305 Talbot Ave. was held up around 5:50 p.m. by a black man in black sunglasses and a white T-shirt.

By - 9/11/14 - 5:37 pm

Police are investigating gunfire shortly before 5:30 p.m. on Fuller Street off Washington Street.

By - 9/9/14 - 9:11 pm

Both get to run again for something next year - Owens succeeded in not winning the state Senate seat held by Sonia Chang-Diaz, while Garrison met expectations in not overtaking state Rep. Evandro Carvalho.

By - 9/9/14 - 8:39 pm

The Game Stop outlet at 518 Geneva Ave. was held up around 8:15 p.m. by a black male in his late teens or early 20s, dressed in all black and 5'8" or 5'9", who took money from the register.

By - 9/9/14 - 4:54 pm

On July 17, a Boston Police detective entered Savin Hill Enterprise, the new wine-and-cheese shop at 1047 Dorchester Ave., and took careful note of how many shelves were used for wine and beer and how many for food items. He looked in the shop's coolers to compare the ratio of chilled alcoholic beverages to soda and water.

And then he wrote owner Mateo Van a... Read more

By - 9/8/14 - 10:50 am

A man with no front teeth tried holding up the Citizens Bank branch at 572 Columbia Rd. in Uphams Corner around 10:30 a.m., but fled without any money He's also described as black, in his 40s, about 5'10" with a slim build and wearing a white polo shirt.

More info.

By - 9/7/14 - 8:07 pm

A Roxbury man who didn't signal before turning right onto Hancock Street from Bird Street in Dorchester last night sparked a chase in car and on foot that ended with him crashing his car and under arrest for possession of both heroin and a gun loaded with hollow-point bullets, police report.

Police say Youth Violence Strike Force officers on patrol on Uphams Corner spotted... Read more

By - 9/7/14 - 6:25 am

Dorchester Park hosts its annual antique car show and family picnic. Car show starts at 10. Food court and music from 10-4. Family games and rides with Clydesdale horses start at noon. For full event details visit www.dotpark.org

By - 9/6/14 - 10:29 pm

Officers investigating the death of Patrick Marcelin's six-year-old son at 61 Devon St. in Dorchester on Thursday were unable to keep Marcelin from stabbing himself to death when they arrived at the apartment where he'd been staying, Boston Police report.

According to police, the boy was in cardiac arrest when first responders arrived at his home around 9:30 a.m., but that the exact cause... Read more

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