Dorchester

By - 11/2/16 - 9:41 am
Benine Timothee

Boston Police have identified the woman shot to death on Washington Street in Dorchester's Four Corners Saturday afternoon as Benine Timothee, 36.

Friends have set up a GoFundMe page to help with her funeral costs: Read more.

By - 10/31/16 - 3:17 pm

Transit Police have released surveillance video showing the masked man they say beat and dragged a Mattapan Line driver Sunday morning.

By - 10/30/16 - 1:20 pm

WFXT reports on the incident at Cedar Grove involving a man who didn't have any money but didn't want to get off the trolley.

By - 10/29/16 - 10:54 pm
Caught for Dorchester robbery

Boston Police report arresting Mike Moffet, 34, of Weymouth, for allegedly grabbing a 75-year-old woman's purse outside Florian Hall Sunday afternoon.

Police say they nabbed Moffett yesterday on a charge of unarmed robbery.

Innocent, etc.

By - 10/29/16 - 3:00 pm

Boston Police report two people, a woman believed to be in her 30s, and a male in his teens, were shot around 2:25 p.m. outside 152 Washington St., near Morse Street.

The woman was taken to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead. The teen was treated for a less serious injury.

2016 murders in Dorchester and other neighborhoods.

By - 10/29/16 - 1:48 pm
Line to vote in West Roxbury

Shortly after noon, John Burger reported the line to vote at the West Roxbury library was around the corner and up near the Lyndon School.

Todd Duval reported a long line in Lower Mills, as well. And Dan O'Brien shows us the people waiting to vote in the Bolling Building in Dudley Square: Read more.

By - 10/29/16 - 10:12 am

A federal judge this week sentenced Jaquan Casanova to 28 years in federal prison for shooting a man on the orders of the leader of a multi-state prostitution ring convinced the man was ratting them out to the feds, the US Attorney's office in Boston reports. Read more.

By - 10/28/16 - 9:03 am

The Dorchester Reporter sounds the alarm: Dorchester is Boston's noisiest neighborhood (while neighboring Mattapan is the quietest), based on the Greater Boston Neighborhood Noise Report Card.

By - 10/27/16 - 9:56 am

Boston Police report officers investigating gunfire outside 14 Rill St. Tuesday night found the car that had been spotted leaving the scene "at a high rate of speed with the headlights turned off" on Columbia Road. Read more.

By - 10/25/16 - 10:35 pm

Around 10:15 p.m. at Angel Market, 6 Glenway St., by several people in hoodies.

By - 10/24/16 - 11:47 pm

Peter McGowan, 53, was ordered held without bail on a murder charge for the death of Stephen Cherup, 50, in a fight in Newmarket Square late Saturday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 10/24/16 - 9:09 pm
Wanted for Dorchester purse snatching

Boston Police report they're looking for man for a purse snatching in the Florian Hall parking lot yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 10/24/16 - 8:39 am

A couple days ago, the Globe reported how Keolis treats the Faimount Line like its spare-parts bin - pulling equipment off the line when other lines have problems. This morning, Samantha Sergeant reports:

now 754 Fairmount Readville is having engine issues after already 20mins late! WTF R WE PAYING U 4?!?!

By - 10/23/16 - 10:32 pm

Boston Police report finding a man in his 40s with fatal injuries outside 1071 Massachusetts Ave. around 5:15 p.m. on Saturday following a fight with another man. Read more.

By - 10/21/16 - 11:00 pm

Boston Police report arresting a man they say ended a fight on Fuller Street Thursday night by getting out a loaded gun and smacking his opponent in the head with it. Read more.

By - 10/21/16 - 11:52 am

The Krafts think the old Bayside Expo Center, now owned by UMass Boston, would make a great location for a Revolution stadium. And Shirley Leung, on the rebound from the Olympics, swoons.

Some may say I have never met a stadium I didn’t like. But I really like this one. What’s most exciting is the opportunity to build something different in a part of the city that could use an economic jolt. It’s not another strip mall, big-box retailer, or luxury condo tower — and that’s a good thing.

Bidding for the sprawling Olympics tore the city apart, but a Dorchester stadium could be the project that brings everyone together.

By - 10/20/16 - 10:44 pm

Around 10:30 p.m. in the side of Harambee Park closest to the Lee School.

By - 10/20/16 - 1:04 pm

Edgardo Clark today pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter for killing Gerald Williamson outside Chung Wah on Bowdoin Street on Oct. 16, 2014, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 10/19/16 - 8:28 am

Uncle Joe is coming for a visit.

Expect significant delays between 2 and 6 p.m. as Secret Service and law enforcement officers work to secure the area for the vice president's visit. A security check-point will be set up at around noon between the Kennedy Institute and the end of University Drive North to search all vehicles traveling toward the institute and the Campus Center.

By - 10/19/16 - 8:26 am

Our own Jim Sullivan writes about a recent tour he and Mattapan Line driver Tim Murphy gave a Japanese reporter and some transit enthusiasts and wonders why the T doesn't promote the PCC ride as a tourist attraction:

The Mattapan-Ashmont line is a true tourist attraction. Drivers like Tim Murphy love to show it off. Why the T doesn’t better promote one of its true gems is the real puzzler.