According to police, two black teens asked the students for the time; when both students took out their phones to answer the question, one of the teens pulled a knife and demanded the phones. The pair then fled toward the Ruggles T stop.... Read more
For the second time in ten days, bystanders didn't just watch a woman get mugged - they chased after her attackers.
Boston Police report officers on patrol spotted a man being chased across the Common around 7:40 p.m. yesterday. Their professional curiosity aroused, they then watched as a male pursuer tackled the fleeing man. Based on interviews, police say:
One of the male suspects... Read more
Around 12:50 a.m. in the buttocks in the area of Normandy and Seaver streets.
Angeliea Brown, 33, of Dorchester, is scheduled for arraignment tomorrow for the death of Winston Fields, 73, in his apartment at 2311 Washington St. sometime last month, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Fields was last seen alive on Aug. 9; his body was found Aug. 14.
Brown has been in custody in lieu of $300 bail since her arrest Aug. 11, when... Read more
Shortly before 1 p.m. in the area of Ring Road by the Pru. In the pursuit, he dropped both the purse and the knife.
Tons of people running to catch someone ... Great to see a bunch of guys running after robber.
He's described as white, 5'8" to 5'10" with close-cropped hair and wearing black, knee-length shorts, white sneakers and a black... Read more
Two men wound up stabbed in South Boston around 9 p.m. One victim was found on Preble Street near Vinton, the other on Dorchester Street near Vinton. Both were taken to local hospitals with injuries not expected to kill them.
About an hour later, witnesses pointed police to a guy in a Patriots shirt, covered in blood, wandering around West Broadway. After a foot chase,... Read more
Video from a July 3 robbery at VFW Parkway and Spring Street.
Boston Police report they are looking for a man who has been alternating between a knife and a gun as he holds up Dunkin' Donuts outlets along the Dedham line, most recently last night at the outlet at VFW Parkway and Spring Street.
Police say the bandit also robbed that store... Read more
Boston Police report they are investigating how two men came to be lying on Greenwood Street early this morning, one of them dying in the middle of the street from what appeared to be serious head injuries, the other collapsed on a resident's porch with serious stab wounds.
Police say that shortly after 1 a.m., officers responded to a call about a man lying... Read more
Around 9:30 p.m. at 144 Dudley St., although that might only be where he wound up, not where he was stabbed.
The store clerk stated to officers the suspect jumped over the counter and brandished a knife at the clerk and demanded cash. The suspect took an undetermined amount of cash and fled from the... Read more
Around 11:15 p.m. at 2260 Dorchester Ave. in Dorchester Lower Mills. The woman made it down to the lobby from the seventh floor, where police found the man, with a possible stab wound to the chest.
Police say Rasyelis Reyes, 19, was charged with assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon after sending the other woman to the hospital in serious condition.
The victim had been stabbed by her boyfriend's new girlfriend.
Dorchester District Court Judge Catherine Byrne... Read more
Around 10:30 p.m. at Northampton St. and Harrison Avenue.
Boston Police report a man suffered life-threatening injuries during a fight outside the Greatest Bar that his opponent ended by plunging a knife into him.
The victim, 23, was taken to Mass. General following the stabbing around 1:50 a.m. outside the bar, at 262 Friend St.:
Witnesses reported to officers that the victim was involved in at least two altercations on Friend Street... Read more
Police are looking for a tan or gold Scion in connection with a stabbing around 9:30 a.m. on Stratton Street near Blue Hill Avenue. Police found one victim on the street. The second victim disappeared, but may have jumped into the Scion with the stabber.
Not long after, shots were fired at a bus stop a couple blocks away at Blue Hill Avenue and Callendar... Read more
Around 5:30 p.m. at Blue Hill Avenue and River St. The victim in the black Cadillac is expected to survive; the stabber may have also been injured, possibly by getting dragged by the car. He's described as 17, thin, with an Afro.