By - 5/28/16 - 11:24 pm

On Walk Hill Street near Fottler Road around 11:20 p.m.

By - 5/27/16 - 6:24 am

Around 8 p.m. on Thursday on Blue Hill Avenue near Rexford Street, WFXT reports.

By - 5/26/16 - 7:24 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Christopher Jackson, 30, of killing a childhood friend who did not grow up to love him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 5/26/16 - 12:07 am

Boston Police report a woman was walking home around 12:10 a.m. on Wednesday near Cummins Highway and Rosewood Street when: Read more.

By - 5/25/16 - 5:42 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men they say used a SpongeBob SquarePants backpack to store the cocaine they were selling out of a car in Mattapan Square yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By - 5/23/16 - 5:00 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today acquitted Kewon Kelley, 29, for the shooting death of Rayshawn Few at 24 Woodruff Way in Mattapan on Feb. 17, 2013, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Few was shot repeatedly after an argument when he showed up at a party there with uninvited guests, the DA's office reports.

By - 5/13/16 - 10:03 am

The Boston Licensing Board yesterday approved a new Dunkin' Donuts at 1621 Blue Hill Ave. in Mattapan Square, meaning purple-and-orange fans will no longer have to make the long trek up to Morton Street or American Legion Highway to get their morning Dunk's fix.

By - 5/6/16 - 4:44 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of the final suspect in the shooting deaths of Clarence McGregor, 25, of Dorchester and Teasia Montgomery, 28, of Medford on Rosewood Street in Mattapan on Jan. 27, 2014. Read more.

By - 4/26/16 - 11:16 pm

Around 10 p.m. outside 20 Almont St. The thieves took the pizza and the soda, then left the soda behind before driving off in the delivery man's '93 Corolla.

By - 4/21/16 - 4:46 pm

Possible good news for fans of old trolleys: The Dorchester Reporter reports MassDOT has included $9 million in a five-year capital plan for rehabbing the Mattapan High-Speed Line's PCC trolleys, rather than replacing them with buses or something.

By - 4/17/16 - 11:56 pm

Around 11:45 p.m. at Tennis Road and Orlando Street. The suspects were two black males, 5'9" or 5'10" and both wearing all black.

By - 4/17/16 - 2:05 pm

Tim Murphy snappedbeginnings of the new bridge over the tracks near Mattapan Square for the Neponset Greenway path (that, when completed, with connect Hyde Park with Dorchester along the river).

By - 4/16/16 - 8:31 am

Shortly before 10 p.m. on Friday at River Street and Rector Road, Stanley Stacos reports.

By - 4/12/16 - 3:23 pm

An angry city licensing head today ordered the Chez Vous roller rink to work with police on a new security plan, after hearing details of a Feb. 12 incident in which a group of 14- and 15-year-old girls coming out of the rink threw bleach at another 14-year old girl during a melee on Blue Hill Avenue that left her with bleach in her eye. Read more.

By - 4/7/16 - 2:09 pm

A Hyde Park man is charged with shooting a man over an argument he initially had nothing to do with inside the T-Mobile store on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan Square yesterday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 3/29/16 - 5:09 pm
Chaz Burton

Boston Police report the man shot to death early Sunday at 227 River St. in Mattapan was Chaz Burton, 26, of Lynn.

A second man, found stabbed at the scene, is expected to recover.

By - 3/27/16 - 11:11 am

Boston Police report one man was fatally shot and another was stabbed in an incident around 2:10 a.m. at 227 River St. in Mattapan.

Both victims were in their 20s, police say, adding the shooting victim was pronounced dead at the scene while the stabbing victim was taken to Carney Hospital and is expected to survive.

By - 3/22/16 - 11:58 am

When two women who'd gotten into a physical fight 20 years ago in Framingham spotted each other across the Chez Vous skating rink in Mattapan one night in January, they took up where they'd left off - and never mind both were guests at a birthday party or that they were now in their 40s. Read more.

By - 3/16/16 - 2:28 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Mattapan man on charges he took several shots at a group of men on Morton Street last Wednesday evening from the window of his red Bentley. Read more.