By - 3/20/18 - 11:28 am

The Boston Fire Department reports a fire at 327 Neponset Ave., called in around 10:35 p.m. on Monday, sent two residents to the hospital with injuries not considered life threatening. Read more.

By - 3/16/18 - 12:45 pm

Boston Police report gang officers were able to follow footprints in the snow and pull a 15-year-old packing a loaded gun out from under the porch he tried to hide beneath yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 3/12/18 - 10:13 pm

Emmanuel Callwood, 34, was sentenced to 8 to 10 years in state prison today following his conviction on charges he stabbed a man in the lobby of the victim's apartment building,, then took his keys and dragged him up and down a hallway trying the keys to find his apartment, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 3/10/18 - 9:41 pm
Boston firefighters on Barry Street

Making sure the fire hasn't spread. Photo by BFD.

Boston firefighters responded to 23 Barry St., off Quincy Street, around 5:45 a.m. for a fire that started in the basement, the Boston Fire Department reports.

The fire, which caused no injuries, caused an estimated $75,000 in damage, the department reports, adding the cause is under investigation.

By - 3/10/18 - 12:03 pm

Boston Police report arresting two teens yesterday in connection with the shooting and beating murder of Chad O'Connor on Kenwood Street on Jan. 14. Read more.

By - 3/5/18 - 10:05 pm

Three shots fired on Barry Street, near Barry Park, around 9:55 p.m. No victims.

By - 3/3/18 - 4:54 pm
Swan in Dorchester

Kelly Lewis reports at least one swan found a flooded Morrissey Boulevard to its liking today.

By - 2/28/18 - 12:43 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that prosecutors can use a pellet gun found in a man's Jeep as evidence against him when he goes on trial for an alleged case of road rage on I-93. Read more.

By - 2/27/18 - 12:20 pm

The Board of Appeals today approved Boston's fourth medical-marijuana dispensary at 50 Clapp St., off Massachusetts Avenue in Dorchester. Because of its location near the Methadone Mile, the proposed operator agreed to set a minimum purchase price of $40 to discourage any nearby addicts thinking of putting together enough money to buy a joint. Read more.

By - 2/27/18 - 8:03 am

There were "moderate" delays on the Ashmont branch this morning when a train refused to leave Ashmont station.

By - 2/26/18 - 10:06 pm
Navillus Terrace fire

Boston firefighters responded around 9:40 p.m. for a fire at 11 Navillus Terrace, off Bowdoin and Winter, in Dorchester. The fire was reported knocked down at 10:10 p.m.

The Boston Fire Department reports 15 residents were displaced and estimated damage at $150,000. The cause is under investigation.

By - 2/26/18 - 6:35 pm

On Stanwood Street between Laredo and Normandy streets. No apparent victims.

By - 2/25/18 - 2:16 pm
Covers of the Boston Herald and the Boston Globe on Feb. 25

The way Boston's two major dailies covered yesterday's I-93 showdown between stunters and staties could not have been more different. Read more.

By - 2/25/18 - 1:42 pm

Boston Police report officers who captured a man they suspected of packing a gun had to call in a BFD ladder truck early Saturday to retrieve the firearm from the roof of the Strand Theatre on Columbia Road. Read more.

By - 2/23/18 - 10:21 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports Elegance African Fashions has seen a burst of business selling traditional African clothing - so much so the owner is "super exhausted" keeping up with the demand.

By - 2/22/18 - 1:42 pm

At least it wasn't David S. Pumpkins: A Mattapan Line driver was indicted on insurance and worker's-comp fraud charges for a Halloween, 2016 incident in which a pal in a Michael Myers mask - and carrying a plastic pumpkin - dragged him off his trolley and beat him badly enough that he could begin to collect worker's comp, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Transit Police say. Read more.

By - 2/22/18 - 10:29 am

Boston Police report arresting a participant in some fisticuffs on Columbia Road early Wednesday who, they say, duked it out while packing two loaded handguns.

Police say officers on patrol spotted a bunch of guys fighting on Columbia Road near Devon Street shortly after midnight. Read more.

By - 2/22/18 - 9:17 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports Garrison is running for the state-senate seat vacated by Linda Dorcena Forry. Demcratic state reps Nick Collins and Evandro Carvalho are also running, in the April 3 primary.

By - 2/21/18 - 11:59 pm

MassDOT reports the person was on I-93 northbound near Savin Hill tonight. The road northbound was shut and traffic diverted onto Morrissey Boulevard. One lane on I-93 south was also shut.

By - 2/21/18 - 12:36 pm

A second man is scheduled for arraignment today for the murder of Shaquille Browder in the parking lot of the Burger King at Columbia Road and Washington Street last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.