Dorchester

By - 7/12/16 - 7:22 am

In the face, around 11 p.m. on Monday, Scan Boston reports.

By - 7/11/16 - 6:47 am

Shortly before 11 p.m. on Sunday, Eric Ballard asked:

Anyone see a greenish meteor go across the NE sky just a few minutes ago?

And, sure enough: Read more.

By - 7/9/16 - 11:13 pm

Police and fire investigators are both looking at how the pre-teen suffered the injuries around 9:30 p.m. at 320 Talbot Ave. WBZ reports the cause was fireworks. Somebody in the apartment initially told first responders a microwave oven had blown up.

By - 7/9/16 - 12:36 pm

Around midnight, Crime Hub reports.

By - 7/8/16 - 10:45 pm

Cinnamngrl watched the action in Garvey Park in Dorchester today.

By - 7/8/16 - 3:12 pm
Initial Verizon FiOS service areas in Boston.

Initial Verizon FiOS service areas in Boston in pink.

Verizon has filed updated plans with the city for its roll out of FiOS Internet, phone and cable service that show that West Roxbury and parts of neighboring Roslindale, most of Dorchester, the area around Dudley Square, would be the first areas in the city to get the Comcast competitor. Read more.

By - 7/7/16 - 2:40 pm

Boston Police report a man in his 20s was shot dead around 11:35 a.m. outside 68 Hancock St. A passerby, a woman in her 50s, was shot in the leg and taken to a local hospital for treatment.

By - 7/6/16 - 4:49 pm

A Red Line rider forwards this photo of a guy who tried and failed to get the attention of the two women on either side of him, or maybe upskirt them, on an Alewife-bound train between JFK/UMass and South Station.

By - 7/6/16 - 1:09 pm

UPDATE: Ordered held in lieu of $1 million bail, Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Boston Police report Robert Williams, 31, of Dorchester, on charges related to a February armed home invasion they say ended with a shootout that left his alleged accomplice dead. Read more.

By - 7/6/16 - 10:19 am
JFK Library in the fog on Dorchester Bay

Eileen Murphy walked along Carson Beach in the fog yesterday.

By - 7/5/16 - 2:27 pm

We just walked through Roslindale Square and there are so many gypsy moths you have to keep your mouth closed to avoid one flying in. Reports are coming in of equally gross conditions in South Boston and Dorchester.

Josh Deering reports his flight into Logan last night had to sit 20 or 25 minutes at the gate to clear a swarm of the moths to connect the jetway.

By - 7/3/16 - 9:09 pm

Hildreth and Wildwood: Note evidence markers in fence. Photo by Amanda.

Gunfire around 8:05 p.m. at the intersection of Hildreth and Wildwood streets left at least three cars with fresh bullet holes or scratches. No people, however, were reported hit.

By - 7/2/16 - 10:51 pm

Stanley Staco reports a man was shot around 10:15 p.m. on Clifton Street near East Cottage. A car was also hit.

By - 7/1/16 - 2:02 pm

Boston Police report arresting three men in Roberts Playground off Dunbar Avenue yesterday evening by officers patrolling the area because of recent gun-related incidents. Read more.

By - 7/1/16 - 12:19 pm

Turns out the author of "O, Canada" lived and died in Boston - although he did at least compose what became the Canadian national anthem while living in Canada in 1880. Read more.

By - 6/30/16 - 1:32 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old from Lynn they say threatened at least two people with a loaded gun on Dudley Street before pedaling away on a bike he'd stolen not long before.

According to police: Read more.

By - 6/30/16 - 9:12 am

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports the Santander Bank branch at 585 Columbia Rd., at Stoughton, was held up yesterday.

The suspect is described as 5'7" or 5'8" and muscular.

If he looks familiar, contact the task force at 617-742-5533. There could be a reward in it for you.

By - 6/28/16 - 8:01 pm

Boston Police report officers who head gunfire and then saw an SUV speed away arrested two people in the vehicle yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 6/28/16 - 7:42 pm

Chronicle: The show for suburbanites who marvel civilization can be found south of Fenway Park.

Via David Finnerty.

By - 6/28/16 - 4:37 pm

A Dorchester man who admitted he was drunk when he took the life of a teenager waiting to cross the street with his bicycle was sentenced today to 12 years in state prison, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.