Dorchester

By - 12/29/17 - 4:06 pm

At Cedar Grove, around 3 p.m., when one trolley rear ended another. Boston EMS reports 17 people injured, 16 of them taken to the hospital. Read more.

By - 12/28/17 - 2:40 pm

Boston Police report the man who was shot to death at Lenoxdale Avenue and Hill Top Street around 3:15 a.m. on Dec. 23 was David Charlebois, 48, of Dorchester.

By - 12/26/17 - 1:04 pm
Wanted by police

Wanted for questioning.

Demings

Boston Police have released a photo of a man they want to talk to about the shooting death of Phillip Demings (at right) at Bowdoin and Adams streets last Tuesday night.

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By - 12/25/17 - 9:20 am

Composed by Tim Murphy, a Mattapan Line trolley driver and organizer of Friends of the Mattapan Line:

'Twas the night before Christmas
And all through the Pan,
Not a creature was stirring,
Not even Big Stan.

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By - 12/24/17 - 9:35 pm
Stanton Street fire scene

Stanton Street scene. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a candle not being watched in the basement of 63 Stanton St. in Dorchester started a two-alarm fire around 11 a.m. that caused no injuries but displaced two people.

Damage was estimated at $150,000.

By - 12/23/17 - 12:02 pm

Death Investigation 69 Boston Street-Suspect 5

Boston Police report they are looking for a fifth man for the Oct. 17 murder of Joshua Briggs in a room at the Holiday Inn Express on Boston Street. Read more.

By - 12/23/17 - 11:07 am
Murder scene

Evidence markers at murder scene. Photo by KMV.

Boston Police report the victim was David Charlebois, 48.

Boston Police report a man who appeared to be in his 20s was shot at Lenoxdale Avenue and Hill Top Street around 3:15 a.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

By - 12/21/17 - 10:38 am

A Dorchester man's life ended at a gathering in a Boston Street hotel room in October when four men burst in and began robbing the people there of jewelry, cash and guns, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says. Read more.

By - 12/19/17 - 8:07 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Phillip Demings, 17.

At Bowdoin and Adams Street around 7:15 p.m., Will and Coli and Boston EMS Incidents report.

By - 12/19/17 - 2:59 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester teenager they say was part of a pair that held up another teen at gunpoint Sunday afternoon - after first firing a shot in his direction and then smacking him in the head with the butt of the gun. Read more.

By - 12/16/17 - 9:02 pm

UPDATE: Man was shot on Nightingale, walked into local hospital.

Around 8:50 p.m. at Intervale Street at Coleus Park and on Nightingale Street between Wales Street and Talbot Avenue.

By - 12/14/17 - 12:15 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today ruled today two men get to spend the rest of their lives in prison for murdering Alfonso Rivas in a Codman Square apartment in 2012. Read more.

By - 12/12/17 - 12:10 pm
Man wanted for Dorchester bank robberies

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports it's looking for a man it says held up the Metro Credit Union branch at 1071 Massachusetts Ave. around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By - 12/12/17 - 11:27 am
Proposal for 233 Hancock St. in Dorchester

Rendering by Rode Architects.

The Board of Appeal today approved developers' plans to replace two auto-body shops at 233 Hancock St., near Pleasant, with a five-story, 36-unit apartment building that would also feature space for an art gallery. Read more.

By - 12/8/17 - 9:57 pm
Stinson

A Suffolk County grand jury today indicted four people in connection with a murder on the Southeast Expressway and another in a Dorchester house: The alleged murderer and his mother, sister and a Boston cop, who are accused of trying to help him evade capture. Read more.

By - 12/8/17 - 9:18 am
Fire on Glendale Street in Dorchester

The Boston Fire Department reports 10 people were displaced by a fire at 16 Glendale St. in Dorchester Thursday night. Read more.

By - 12/7/17 - 2:15 pm
Marquis Martin

Boston Police are asking for help to find Marquis Martin, 28, wanted on charges he shot David Cole to death on Peninsula Place in the Harbor Point complex on Oct. 29.

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By - 12/7/17 - 1:54 pm

Substance abusers arrested in areas served by Dorchester Municipal Court will get a chance to enter a treatment program that, if they get through, would mean their charges would be struck without being put on their records. Read more.

By - 12/3/17 - 5:57 pm

Around 5:50 p.m. on West Tremlett Street off Washington Street.

By - 12/3/17 - 1:31 pm

Boston Police report arresting three teens - 13, 14 and 16 - on charges they used a sawed-off shotgun to rob a guy who'd met them thinking one of them was going to sell him an iPhone. Read more.