Dorchester

By - 10/17/17 - 7:24 am
Holiday Inn Express

Outside the hotel. Photo by Rick Macomber.

Rick Macomber reports a man was shot overnight at the Holiday Inn Express, 69 Boston St. at South Bay, and that he was declared dead in his fifth-floor room.

The Globe reports police say he was targeted.

By - 10/14/17 - 9:45 pm

Ednilson Dacosta, 28, of Dorchester, was shot around 3:30 a.m. as he sat in a car on Windsor Street at Evereteze Way, Cambridge Police and Middlesex District Attorney's office report. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

By - 10/14/17 - 9:08 am

Boston Police report finding "dozens of spent shells" in the area Upham Avenue near Hancock Street in Uphams Corner late Thursday.

Police say four cars and two houses were hit, but that no people were in the hail of bullets around 11:45 p.m. Police report finding two 9-mm handguns in a dumpster on Upham Avenue.

By - 10/10/17 - 7:57 pm

UPDATE: They did do some filming in Southie last month.

Ally Jarmanning posts a notice she found on her door in Dorchester's Polish Triangle today for a meeting about a film crew that plans to do some filming for an upcoming Showtime series. Read more.

By - 10/9/17 - 8:42 pm

Around 8:25 p.m. at Wainwright and Brent streets.

By - 10/3/17 - 12:41 pm

The Dorchester Reporter has the scoop on Nordblom Co.'s plans for the old Globe plant on Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester.

By - 10/3/17 - 12:36 pm

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld a Dorchester woman's conviction for assault and battery with a dangerous weapon - the belt with which she struck her five-year-old son in the face after he acted out in kindergarten. Read more.

By - 10/2/17 - 5:15 pm

A Roxbury woman has pleaded guilty to 33 credit-card fraud and larcency charges related to the money and credit cards she stole from employees at three schools in Dorchester, Roxbury and Somerville and Massachusetts General Hospital, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 10/2/17 - 3:38 pm

Around 3:15 p.m. on Harlow Street, off Howard.

By - 10/1/17 - 10:40 pm

NBC Boston reports on a two-car crash at Columbia Road and Washington Street shortly before 7 p.m. Boston EMS Incidents reports at least one of the injured was a pedestrian.

By - 10/1/17 - 4:57 pm
Codman Square crime scene

Crime scene. Photo by Jeff Durham.

Around 4:45 p.m. The victim was shot on Talbot near Colonial Avenue, but managed to make his way to Alex Market at Southern Avenue. Read more.

By - 9/30/17 - 5:37 pm

Boston Police report a man shot at Washington and Park streets around 7:50 p.m. on Friday was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was in his 40s, police say.

By - 9/29/17 - 5:28 pm

Amari Pope, himself not even 16, pleaded guilty to manslaughter today for the death of Deon Hopkins at Columbia Road and Devon Street on Feb. 21 of last year, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/29/17 - 2:52 pm

Boston Police report officers used pepper spray to disarm a man walking down Redwood Street in Dorchester with two knives, one a butcher knife, after he had attacked another man with them early this morning. Read more.

By - 9/28/17 - 4:49 pm

A grand jury today indicted Ashok Patel, a Hanover doctor with an office on the campus of Dorchester's Carney Hospital on charges he tried to earn extra money by charging patients for addiction drugs even though the state was reimbursing him for them, the state Attorney General's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/25/17 - 5:09 pm

Rodney Bloomfield, 46, was arraigned on a murder charge today for the stabbing death of his neighbor, Tony Massey, last week. Read more.

By - 9/25/17 - 2:39 pm
Wanted in Dorchester

Transit Police surveillance photo.

Transit Police report they are looking for this guy for an attack at the Four Corners/Geneva commuter-rail station around 9 p.m. on Sept. 12. Read more.

By - 9/24/17 - 1:08 pm
Prposed Columbia Road school

Architect's rendering (architects sure love their flocks of birds).

The Conservatory Lab Charter School has filed plans with the city to build a new $25-million school for its 275 students in grades 3 through 8 at Columbia Road and Quincy Street. Read more.

By - 9/23/17 - 10:15 pm

A man was shot at Blue Hill Avenue and Quincy Street around 10:10 p.m. Police officers arriving on scene were forced to take cover behind cars when the shooter kept shooting.

The victim was shot in the arm. No officers were hit. The shooter dropped his gun and may have fled in a car.

By - 9/23/17 - 9:45 pm

Around 9:40 p.m. on Howard Avenue near Sargent Street. Non-life-threatening injury.