Dorchester

By - 1/1/16 - 12:05 pm

Stanley Staco reports police found the woman with a gunshot wound around 5:30 a.m. at Norfolk Street and Talbot Avenue. The Herald reports she may have been shot in a car found crashed several blocks away, on Fairmount, where residents reported the sound of gunshots.

By - 12/31/15 - 4:27 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man and teens from Dorchester and Revere on charges they held a man up at gunpoint on Bay Street yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 12/30/15 - 10:12 pm

Around 10:05 p.m. on Gleason Street; minor injury.

Two people were shot at Harvard and Gleason in July.

By - 12/30/15 - 7:13 pm

Shortly after 7 p.m. at Sawyer and Savin Hill avenues by a black woman, stocky, wearing a black mask and a black jacket, who jumped into the passenger seat of a dark sedan.

By - 12/29/15 - 11:42 pm

Dorchester's own Jimmy Hayes scored 3 of the Bruins' 7 goals tonight in their win over the Senators.

By - 12/29/15 - 10:30 pm

Police are investigating how a house on Greenmount Street was shot around 10:20 p.m. Because the bullet hole was in the rear of the house, they are looking at possible shots from Roach Street.

By - 12/28/15 - 12:42 pm

The owner of Truong-Thinh Market, 1305 Dorchester Ave., is admitting he paid a number of workers less than minimum wage and made them work overtime for a lot less than they should have, the state Attorney General's office reports.

Market owner Joseph Pham has agreed to pay $84,000 in restitution to seven workers for two years' worth of inadequate wages, as well as $21,000 in fines, the attorney general's office says, adding it began an investigation this past July after workers complained. Read more.

By - 12/28/15 - 9:13 am
Sunrise over Dorchester Bay

MadTy took a moment to appreciate the sunrise over Dorchester Bay this morning.

Tim Smith did the same at Logan Airport: Read more.

By - 12/26/15 - 9:18 pm

Around 9:10 p.m. at 193 Norfolk St. by two men in masks, armed with a gun and a taser.

By - 12/26/15 - 9:07 pm

Shortly after 9 p.m. on Ellington St. Several shell casings recovered.

By - 12/26/15 - 9:03 pm

Around 7:25 p.m. on Stratton Street, Stanley Staco reports.

By - 12/26/15 - 6:50 pm
Three-decker house on fire in Dorchester

A neighbor photographed the fire before firefighters arrived. Photo via BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire called in around 5:40 p.m. in a three-family house at 29 Alpha Rd. went to four alarms before it was brought under control.

No injuries were reported; the Red Cross has been called in to help the 10 adults and six children displaced by the fire find a place to stay. Read more.

By - 12/23/15 - 10:34 pm

Around 10:20 p.m. at Southern Avenue and Hopestill Street near Codman Square.

By - 12/22/15 - 4:40 pm
Bag of bullets found in Dorchester

Boston Police report somebody walked into District C-11 last night with all these bullets:

The citizen stated he found the bag in a trash barrel near 17 Centervale Park and immediately brought them to the police station. Officers received the ammunition and submitted the 226 live rounds into evidence.

By - 12/21/15 - 11:04 am

Two men arrested on gun charges after gang-unit officers stopped the cab they were in were re-arrested while awaiting arraignment this morning after they attacked another man in the lockup at Dorchester Municipal Court, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 12/21/15 - 10:10 am
Man on bicycle in Fields Corner

UPDATE: Boston Police report arresting Jaquan Barrows, 18.

A Fields Corner resident forwards this photo, taken not long after a man was robbed at gunpoint in the parking lot of the Dot. Ave. Bank of America, by a man wearing a bright red jacket who fled on a black bicycle.

She reports: Read more.

By - 12/20/15 - 1:43 pm

Around 1:30 p.m. in the Bank of America parking lot, 1440 Dorchester Ave., by a black man with a long gun and wearing a bright red jacket, who rode away on a black bicycle.

By - 12/20/15 - 1:39 pm

Boston Police reports gang-unit officers who spotted a couple of suspicious characters getting into a cab on Norfolk Street yesterday started following the cab and waited until the driver violated some traffic law that would let them pull him over and conduct a search. Read more.

By - 12/18/15 - 5:34 pm

The woman who robbed a Santander branch on Dot. Ave. Wednesday and a Citizens Bank on Thursday continued her skein back in Fields Corner today when she apparently made off with money at the Citizens Bank branch at 217 Adams St. around 10:30 a.m.

DVG provides the video of her running across the street.

By - 12/18/15 - 3:35 pm

Surveillance photo via BPD.

Boston Police report they're looking for a woman they say stuck up the Santander Bank branch at 1442 Dorchester Avenue on Wednesday (two days after some guy held up the Bank of America branch next door) and the Citizens Bank at 40 Summer St. in Downtown Crossing yesterday afternoon. Read more.

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