Dorchester

By - 7/26/15 - 1:28 pm

Boston Police report arrested a 15-year-old on charges of possession of a loaded gun after officers pulled over the car he was in was pulled over because it had a broken turn signal. Read more.

By - 7/24/15 - 11:51 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports Mayor Walsh will be moving from Savin Hill to Dorchester Lower Mills.

By - 7/23/15 - 11:09 am

The Dorchester Reporter takes a look at the race for city council in the Fourth District, where incumbent Charles Yancey - who begins pretty much every public statement by declaring he's the longest serving city councilor - faces three opponents in the September primary.

By - 7/23/15 - 9:50 am

Boston 2024 today released details of its plans to spend more than $100 million on insurance to cover the risks of a hurricane hitting Boston during the Olympics, terrorists striking the games, sponsors dropping out, ticket sales proving disappointing or entire countries boycotting the games. Read more.

By - 7/22/15 - 7:05 pm

In the shoulder, shortly before 7 p.m. on Wildwood Street, off Morton.

By - 7/21/15 - 10:14 pm
Griffen Fargo balancing rocks

Eileen Murphy reports she ran across Griffen Fargo of Dorchester creating rock sculptures along the Harborwalk on Columbia Point in Dorchester.

By - 7/21/15 - 5:57 pm

The Dorchester city councilor tweeted today:

Boston 2024!! Huge topic for Boston. However I will post my response on the relaunch of my website #ComingSoon Very Soon #YanceytakesTwitter

Here in the UHub newsroom, of course, we can hardly wait. Maybe he'll also explain why he suddenly dropped his 20-year campaign for a high school in Mattapan when he finally had at least a 9-4 majority on the council last fall.

By - 7/20/15 - 10:32 pm

Around 10:25 p.m. on Powellton Road.

By - 7/20/15 - 10:22 pm

Around 10:15 p.m. on Intervale at Fernboro. Car was hit, shell casings were found in the park across the street.

By - 7/18/15 - 12:00 am

Around 11:55 p.m. at Harvard and Gleason streets, possibly in a drive-by. Neither waited around for police or an ambulance; both wound up at a local hospital ER, in separate cars. The homicide unit was summoned just in case, due to the severity of at least one of the victim's injuries.

By - 7/17/15 - 9:33 am
Wanted for Savin Hill attack

Transit Police have released photos of a man they say attacked and robbed a woman over 60 around 11:10 p.m. on Wednesday.

If he looks familiar, contact detectives at 617-222-1050 or send an anonymous tip to 873873.

By - 7/15/15 - 1:23 pm

Updated with additional arraignment information.

An NYU film student pursuing a career in Hollywood was ordered held in lieu of $35,000 bail today on charges he was one of at least two people who got into a gun battle with police in Dorchester last night. Read more.

By - 7/14/15 - 10:39 pm

Three men are under arrest after an incident around 10:20 p.m. on Bowdoin Avenue near Nottingham Street in which an officer fired at them after one of them possibly shot at him. Neither suspects nor police officers were hit by the gunfire.

Guns were recovered on Bowdoin Avenue and around the corner on Nottingham Street; shell casings were found at the intersection of the two streets.

By - 7/13/15 - 7:35 am

Stanley Staco reports two men were shot around 11:50 p.m. on Sunday outside 67 Washington St.. One victim was injured seriously enough to have the homicide unit called in.

By - 7/12/15 - 10:08 am

UPDATE, Monday, 7:20 a.m.

Boston Police report a man shot on Bailey Street at Dorchester Avenue Saturday evening died.

The man was shot shortly before 6 p.m., police say. He appeared at the Carney Hospital with another man, also bleeding. That man was treated and released for a laceration. The more seriously injured man, shot to the chest, was transported to Massachusetts General Hospital, where he died, police say.

By - 7/9/15 - 10:08 am

The FBI Bank Robbery Task Force reports a bank robbery at a Columbia Road Santander Bank branch on Tuesday.

Subject passed a note to the bank teller threatening violence if she did not receive money. After receiving the robbery money, subject fled on foot along Columbia Road.

Suspect also has a shamrock tattoo on her shoulder.

If she looks familiar, contact Special Agent Mike Ercolano at 617-742-5533.

By - 7/9/15 - 9:48 am

Max Falkowitz journeys up from Queens in pursuit of the perfect bowl of pho on Dorchester "Boulevard:"

On a mission to find the bowl of pho most likely to send you wandering naked through the desert, I downed a one at every Dorchester Vietnamese restaurant that put it on their menu. I was principally in pursuit of balance: the pho that nailed lipsmacking stock without tasting cloying ...

H/t Wecome to Dot.

By - 7/7/15 - 10:02 pm
57 Fairmount St. in Dorchester after fire

57 Fairmount after the fire. Photo by BFD.

A two-alarm fire reported around 3:20 p.m. at 57 Fairmount St. displaced three residents and did an estimated $150,000 damage, the Boston Fire Department reports.

The cause of the fire, which sent a firefighter to the hospital with a hand injury, is under investigation.

By - 7/6/15 - 7:55 pm
Crash scene at Boston and Harvest streets in Boston

First responders at crash scene. Photo by Allison Manning.

Around 7:45 p.m. at Boston and Harvest streets. A bicycle was also involved. Police have blocked off the area.

NECN reports two officers in a prisoner-transport van and the driver of the car were taken to local hospitals with injuries not considered life threatening.

By - 7/6/15 - 9:24 am

The Herald interviews a witness to yesterday's fireworks explosion in Dorchester that injured two boys.

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