In a roughly 30-minute span this evening, police responded to a home invasion on Talbot near Dot. Ave. a car crash at Washington Street and then a foot chase onto Whitfield Street.
Residents of 514 Talbot Ave. told police three men with guns burst into the small apartment building shortly after 9 p.m., apparently looking for somebody. One wore a scully cap, another a skeleton... Read more
Somebody was stabbed shortly after 4 p.m. on Midland Street, then collapsed at Savin Hill Avenue and Sidney Street, down the block from the T stop. A mini-van wanted in connection with the investigation was stopped about 10 minutes later at Linden and Freeport streets.
State Police report that when a trooper rolled up to a car stopped in the high-speed lane near exit 13 around 4:50 this morning, he found an apparently unconscious man behind the wheel. Who then woke up and took off:
[Eric] FUNES refused to stop and led Trooper [James] DeAngelis on a low speed pursuit down the highway. Additional troopers responded to assist Trooper... Read more
Tikee Beverly, a convicted bank robber already charged with raping two women in Egleston Square in February, was indicted yesterday for two additional rapes and an attack in Dorchester and Roxbury, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Beverly now faces a total of 13 charges related to the five case, the... Read more
A male, 23, on scene reported to officers that he was the operator of the Ford Explorer. He further explained he was attempting to make a left turn from Blue Hill Avenue onto Mclellan Street... Read more
Firefighters are on Fox Street battling a fire that broke out around 6:45 p.m. at 8 Fox St., but which quickly spread to several neighboring buildings on Fox and Juliette Street.
Fire commanders declared a sixth alarm at 7 p.m. and issued a request for four additional ladder companies. The bulk of the fire was declared out shortly after 7:25 p.m.
The... Read more
Boston Police report a woman coming home from a movie with her son and nephew had just gotten off the bus at Bowdoin and Norton streets last night when the area erupted in gunfire and one of the bullets grazed her head.
Police say the woman was taken to Boston Medical Center in good condition following the 8:35 p.m. incident. Police say officers... Read more
Video by teachers and students at the Dever-McCormack School on Columbia Point.
Some notes on last night's Boston's Finest:
The show had footage from a triple shooting that Donnie Wahlberg seemed to say was on Dakota Street. Based on the foliage in some of... Read more
Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester teen on charges of assault and battery on a public employee and interfering with public transportation because of an incident this afternoon on a 19 bus on Geneva Avenue.
According to police, the driver pulled into a stop outside 51 Geneva Ave. around 1 p.m.
KiDante Roberts, 18, grew agitated when the rear door wouldn't open, police... Read more
Peter Sipe, a teacher at Boston Collegiate Charter School in Dorchester, writes about the intruder-alert drills his school now does:
I instructed everyone to move desks toward the wall and tip them to serve as shields. I'd been dreading this drill, expecting chaos or at least alarm. However, the kids performed not only excellently, but ... cheerfully, which took me aback. Then I realized... Read more
About 45 minutes later, a man was stabbed outside the Ashmont T station. The suspects were described as three black males.... Read more
A 15-year-old charged with participating in last weekend's attack on a Route 16 bus driver had bail set today at $1,000, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office.
The DA's office reports Dorchester District Court Magistrate Michelle Bulger set several other conditions on the Hyde Park girl, not named because of her age: She has to wear a GPS device, follow a 5... Read more
Transit Police have posted surveillance video showing an irate woman spitting at a bus driver after being ordered off a bus at Ashmont for not paying her fare last Saturday. Police say she was accompanied by two small children - one of whom you can see in her arms as she launches her saliva salvo.... Read more
Transit Police report arresting a 15-year-old female from Hyde Park today for the Route 16 attack - no name because of her age. "Transit Police detectives continue to work toward identifying more suspects," a spokesman says, adding she is not the same person who threw her pass at the driver just as 15 to 20 teens were gathering for the attack.... Read more
Albert Galloway, 18, will be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on charges of wrongful interference of a bus, assault and battery with a dangerous weapon (a shod foot), assault and battery and fare evasion, police say.
Police... Read more