The Bay State Banner reports on a sometimes contentious meeting recently between BPD officials and residents.
Based in part on tips related to surveillance photo from the robbery, police say they IDed Lacy as one of the two men who held up the Edward Everett Square store around 5:30 a.m. that... Read more
A 16-year-old, apparently from Lancaster, was arraigned in Suffolk County Juvenile Court today on charges of armed and masked robbery, assault and battery, and attempted kidnapping for a Tuesday incident on the Red Line between JFK/UMass and Andrew stations and kidnapping and assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for a Monday incident in the area of Fields Corner, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office... Read more
This time, it was a guy allegedly marching down Talbot Avenue with a large knife early Monday who tried committing suicide by cop, the Dorchester Reporter reports. He was taken to Carney Hospital.
Once police established who their suspect was for a stabbing at Burke High School on Friday, they didn't have much trouble finding him: They just looked for a signal from the GPS braclet he already had on his ankle, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
The 16-year-old, not named because of his age, was arraigned in Dorchester Municipal Court yesterday on charges of... Read more
Lawyers for the owners of the Lower Mills Pub on Dorchester Avenue are hoping the Boston Licensing Board gives them a couple months to unravel a tangled skein of legal issues left when longtime co-owner Nicholas Byrne died after a long illness five years ago, so that they can sell the bar to a prominent Boston restaurant operator.
At a hearing before the board today,... Read more
WBUR reports on city efforts to turn an old sign shop in Newmarket Square into a replacement for all the shelter space lost when Long Island was shut in October.
Transit Police report finding a white man, age still unknown, dead on the Fairmount Line platform around 4:10 p.m.
Although detectives and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office are investigating, police do not suspect foul play:
Items located near the decedent suggest an apparent overdose.
Boston Police report officers resorted to a "less lethal" shotun last night after they responded to an apartment at 383 Geneva Ave. and the large man inside refused to drop the knife:
Officers observed that the suspect had turned on the gas burners on the stove and was threatening to blow up the house. Officers also learned that prior to their arrival, the male... Read more
The victim reported to officers, he was hanging out at the male suspectâ€™s home with 4 additional male suspects, when he was asked to run to the store. The victim stated as... Read more
When police arrived at a residence on Bradlee Street in Dorchester on the evening of Oct. 9 to investigate gunfire, they found a basement full of guys who all basically denied knowing anything about gunfire or even a gun - at least until the keen-eyed officers noticed one sitting in a pocket of the pool table they were all standing around.
Even still, the Suffolk... Read more
Police are searching for a group of young men they think may have shot out the rear window of an occupied car on Stonehurst Street near Hamilton around 6 p.m.
The driver, not injured, told police he saw the group of four or five approaching his car and, not liking the looks of things, began to drive away - only to have his window... Read more
A stabbing victim who walked into the Boston Medical Center ER around 4:25 p.m. said it had happened about 25 minutes earlier at Jeremiah Burke High School, 60 Washington St.
The suspect is described as a Cape Verdean teen dressed in a gray hoodie and blue pajama pants.
The Boston Licensing Board today gave Maria Market, 779 Dorchester Ave. in the Polish Triangle, a license to begin selling beer and wine as owner John Nguyen tries to transform it into more of an "urban market" servicing a neighborhood going upscale.
But the board rejected a similar request from Kun Jin Kim, who wants to move his Kim's Pantry to larger digs across... Read more
Boston Police report arresting a 16-year-old after a cop on a walking beat in the area of Blue Hill Avenue and Johnston Road heard gunfire, then saw two guys running from the scene, around 7:40 p.m. Tuesday.
The officer pursued the suspects on foot, but to no avail. Responding officers canvassed the area and recovered two firearms, a black Berretta .40 caliber handgun and... Read more
The Dorchester Reporter reports he was 23.
Police are investigating gunfire around 3:45 p.m. on Devon Street near Normandy. At least one of the rounds pierced the wall of an building on Stanwood Street and wound up in apartment there. There were no injuries.
Two teens who robbed two women - and pistol whipped one of them - near Ashmont station early this morning were arrested not long after when police activated the tracking app on one of the phones.
Boston Police report an attempt to arrest a gang member on crack charges ended in a melee in which the guy escaped - but after which they were able to arrest a kid with a loaded 9-mm gun in his waistband.
Police say members of the Youth Violence Strike Force were patrolling Normandy Street due to a recent spike in gun incidents around midnight... Read more