Fields Corner

By - 5/8/14 - 5:49 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports on Hi Fi Pizza's latest tax-related shutdown.

By - 5/8/14 - 6:37 am

The scene from Upland after the shooting.

Boston EMS Incidents reports a man was shot in the leg around 1:15 a.m. on Paisley Park in Fields Corner.

By - 4/28/14 - 5:12 pm

Around 5 p.m. at 500 Geneva Ave.

By - 4/13/14 - 6:45 pm

Police found a man slashed in the chest around 6:35 p.m. outside 1445 Dorchester Ave. Not long after, a second man was found with a cut hand and a puncture wound to his ear behind the building. Both are expected to survive.

By - 4/6/14 - 4:23 pm

Boston Police report arresting two teens around 7:30 p.m. on Saturday on charges they robbed two women on Dorchester Avenue and shot at a man who tried chasing them afterwards.

By - 2/27/14 - 10:48 am
Fields Corner fire

The Boston Fire Department reports "careless disposal of smoking material" made 12 people homeless and injured a firefighter this morning at 24 Freeman St., right behind the inbound platform at the Red Line Fields Corner station.

The department says the fire started under the 2 1/2-story home's rear porch and went to two alarms after firefighters arrived around 10:15 a.m.

The injured firefighter suffered burns, the department says, adding damage was estimated at $300,000.

By - 2/21/14 - 11:16 pm

A man was stabbed in the leg at Dorchester Avenue and Adams Street shortly after 11 p.m. by one of two men, who grabbed his phone, then ran down Adams Street towards Park.

The suspects were black and in their early 20s. One is about 6'1" and the other about 5'7".

By - 2/5/14 - 6:48 pm

Boston Police report they are looking for the driver of a sedan who hit a man on Dorchester Avenue in Fields Corner last night, then just kept on driving.

Witnesses told police the car was possibly a newer Camry or Maxima and that its driver fled on Adams Street towards Park Street.

Anyone with info can contact detectives at 617-343-4470 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

By - 2/4/14 - 8:27 pm

UPDATE: The Globe reports he died.

Around 8:15 p.m. at Dorchester Avenue near the T stop. Due to the severity of the pedestrian's injuries, the homicide unit was summoned.

By - 1/1/14 - 7:17 pm

Carl Stevens at WBZ is tweeting that one woman really got clipped outside of a New Year's party at 12 Arcadia St. in Dorchester's Field Corner early this morning: An angry "friend" bit off half of one of her toes in a fight, sending her to the hospital.

By - 11/10/13 - 9:26 am
Bridge being replaced in Dorchester

MassDOT is replacing a Red Line bridge over Clayton Street in Dorchester this weekend. Workers began moving the bridge into place last evening, under a new program in which spans are built offsite and then hauled in, which cuts the time a bridge is shut from months or years to a weekend.

By - 11/4/13 - 11:22 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Fields Corner man this morning on charges he got fed up enough with mice in his apartment to threaten another guy with a gun.

By - 8/2/13 - 4:12 pm

Around 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, near the busway, Transit Police report.

Attacker described as: Muscular black male, approximately 5'7" and 185lbs, in his late 30s or 40s with curly short black hair. He mainly spoke Spanish and was wearing a red soccer-style jersey with blue and green basketball shorts.

Police say they don't think this attack was related to recent attacks on women near the Ashmont T stop.

By - 5/12/13 - 12:22 pm

Thousands of local peace activists marched in support of peace and anti-violence this morning at the 17th Annual Mother's Day Walk for Peace. The event took place in Dorchester on 5/12/13. This raw video footage is near the end of the march on Geneva Avenue as peace activists marched towards the conclusion of the march at Fields Corner. District Attorney and 2013 Mayoral Candidate Dan Conley is seen marching in the peace march.

By - 3/29/13 - 4:48 pm

Around 4:40 p.m. at Geneva Avenue and Park Street.

The man was rushed to the hospital for surgery in critical condition. The homicide unit was summoned.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 50s, wearing a black and blue sweater, khaki pants and black sneakers with blue and pink stripes. He was last seen fleeing down Bourneside.

By - 1/8/13 - 3:18 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports the state Department of Revenue has turned the volume down on Hi-Fi Pizza.

By - 10/15/12 - 4:15 pm

Ernest Watkins IV was arraigned today on charges he stabbed a man to death outside the Fields Corner T stop last week. Watkins is 14.

Watkins was among a group of four people spotted attacking Cherby LaJoie around 1:15 a.m. on Oct. 6, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's office. MBTA surveillance footage shows the four entered the T stop - one jumping a gate after his CharlieCard wouldn't work - then fled out an emergency exit, the DA's office says.

LaJoie died from multiple stab wounds to the head and chest, the DA's office reports, adding that police recovered a key on a shoelace near LaJoie's body.

By - 10/14/12 - 12:01 am

Boston Police report arresting the Dorchester male - too young to have his name released - for the stabbing death of Cherby LaJoie, 39, on Oct. 6 on Charles Street. Police say the teen stabbed LaJoie multiple times early that morning.

LaJoie was himself once charged with shooting a teen to death in 1996, but his 1999 trial ended with a hung jury.