Dorchester

By - 9/12/17 - 8:40 pm

Scott Stevens, Jr., 32, of East Taunton, died this afternoon at Boston Medical Center, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Stevens and his father, Scott Stevens, Sr., 54, of Raynham, were shot Sunday afternoon as they rode their motorcycles south on I-93 near Neponset Circle. His father suffered less severe injuries, police say.

By - 9/12/17 - 12:28 am
Holloman

NBC Boston reports police are investigating links between the Sunday double shooting on I-93, the murder of a woman later that night on Santuit Street and a screaming man found on the side of Rte. 140 in Franklin early this morning.

Read more.

By - 9/11/17 - 9:10 am

NBC Boston reports a man was shot, shortly after 9 p.m. on Sunday, at 124 Glenway St. His injuries were not considered life threatening.

By - 9/10/17 - 10:39 pm

At 11 Santuit St., near Roseland Street, around 10:20 p.m. The victim was declared dead at the scene, Boston Police report.

By - 9/10/17 - 7:13 pm
Cookie man on I-93 in Dorchester

Gretchen Van Ness is one of the motorists who got stuck in what turned into at least 90 minutes of gridlock on I-93 southbound this afternoon after police shut the road following a double shooting near Neponset Circle. She reports people have been "terrific" and kept their cool - and that this guy walked down the road handing out Oreos.

By - 9/10/17 - 5:35 pm

State Police report two motorcyclists were shot just before Neponset Circle on I-93 southbound shortly after 5 p.m. by somebody in a Jeep. Read more.

By - 9/8/17 - 9:02 pm

A few years ago, a self-proclaimed "Boston insider" wrote a book about moving to Boston. Seems fine, except as one Dorchester resident noticed the other day, the book declares that Dot residents often call their neighborhood "The Chest."

While newcomers will want to stay clear of certain areas of the Chest, several are worth considering, especially if you're on a budget.

OFDs and even DBCs find themselves amused.

By - 9/8/17 - 9:58 am

A federal judge yesterday sentenced Demetrius "Troll" Williams, 30, to 15 1/2 years in federal prison for his role in the running of the Columbia Point Dawgs, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/7/17 - 1:36 pm

Officer Mike Keaney rounds up District C-11's latest stupid-criminal reports, including one involving a guy who burst into an Ashmont store with a gun, got impatient with how slowly the manager was getting him money from the cash register and reached over the counter to grab some bills, putting his gun down on the counter in the process - letting the manager grab it and turn the tables on him.

By - 9/7/17 - 9:19 am

UPDATE: Victim identified as Jerry Gomes, 16.

Boston Police report a man shot in the head while sitting in a car outside 10 Payson Ave. around 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more.

By - 9/5/17 - 10:52 am

UPDATE: Victim identified as Alberto Monteiro, 21, of Dorchester.

Around 10:45 a.m. at Creole International Style, 114 Stoughton St., at the corner of Bakersfield.

Boston Police report the victim, in his 20s, died at a local hospital.

By - 8/31/17 - 1:16 pm

Around 1 p.m. on Quincy Street at Dunkeld.

By - 8/30/17 - 11:37 pm

Around 11:20 p.m. outside 850 Mass. Ave. Injuries not considered life threatening.

By - 8/30/17 - 2:27 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of Daniel Mulholland, 50, on charges related to a series of break-ins across the South Shore and one car theft in Hyde Park on Monday and Tuesday. Read more.

By - 8/29/17 - 11:40 am

A Baird's tapir baby is on the way!

Zoo New England reports that Abby, a Baird's tapir is pregnant and that an ultrasound shows the baby is doing fine, too.

By - 8/27/17 - 8:55 pm

Tow-truck drivers from across the state slowly drove through Dorchester this afternoon to honor the memory of Brayden Kelly, a six-year-old who died last week before he got a chance to become a tow driver himself. Read more.

By - 8/27/17 - 4:59 pm
Traffic-jamming giant octopus in Dorchester

UHub Traffic on the 3s reporter Mark Stephens brings us the latest on the octojam in Dorchester:

I was traveling up 93 around 3pm this afternoon and ended up stuck in traffic that was cause by people slowing to look at a group of kite-flyers at the Pope John Paul II Park alongside 93 and the Neponset river.

By - 8/25/17 - 8:46 am

Liz Miranda posted this last night about her brother Michael, who was fatally shot on Tremont Street in the Theater District early Sunday.

By - 8/20/17 - 11:01 pm

Around 3 p.m., an aggravated citizen filed a complaint about an ice-cream truck in the area of Grant Street and Crescent Avenue in Dorchester:

There is an ice cream truck that has been circling the neighborhood playing a loud annoying tune every 5 minutes for the last 4 hours. Is there an ordinance that can be enforced to stop this?

By - 8/20/17 - 12:17 am

Around 12:05 a.m. on Barry Street near Barry Park, per Eric Malloy.