A deceased train at Ashmont means "moderate" delays on the Red Line, the MBTA advises.
Around 11 a.m. at Columbia Road and Bird Street.
UPDATE: Victim identified as Nathaniel Dix.
Stephen White, 61, is scheduled for arraignment in Dorchester Municipal Court today on charges he fatally stabbed an acquaintance in the area of Columbia Road and Intervale Street, the Suffolk County Districct Attorney's office reports.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that officers pursuing a man they found in a car full of apparent marijuana smoke were wrong to follow him into his own house, where they frisked him and found a gun in his pocket, because he displayed no signs before he fled that would lead them to think he had a gun or of being an immediate threat to anybody inside his home. Read more.
Around 12:25 a.m. on Cushing Avenue, near Salcombe Street. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.
Nam Le spotted this pumpkin-spice ale for sale at the Ashmont Market in Dorchester yesterday.
No injuries reported in the fire at 114 Hamilton St. WBZ reports the fire erupted around 4:30 a.m.
Codman Square Neighborhood Council's Social Saturdays and Codman Square Health Center's Substance User Health team are holding what their first community barbecue on Saturday, July 1st between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Codman Square Park. Read more.
UPDATE, 6:50 p.m. Heavy fire still burning on top floor and roof in the mainly wooden building.
A fire reported around 2:30 p.m. in the Treadmark condo and apartment building that had been nearing completion at 1971-1977 Dorchester Ave., went to six alarms, the Boston Fire Department reports. Read more.
UPDATE: The victim, Christopher Austin, 20, died.
Around 10 a.m. on Ashmont Street between Waldorf and Ocean streets. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.
21 Sandwich reports he came on this scene in front of the Payless shortly after 1 p.m. The driver appeared to have escaped with just minor injuries, he says.
Boston Police report arresting one of the three men they say used a sledgehammer and crow bar to smash their way into Ester, 2261 Dorchester Ave. in Dorchester Lower Mills early Sunday.
Police say that after breaking in around 5:30 a.m., the three, all clad in hoodies, dragged "a large safe" out. The burglary was captured on video and police dispatchers sent out a BOLO. Read more.
Home-security system worked, NBC Boston reports. A Fall River man was also charged.