UPDATE: The Herald reports the suspect pointed a gun at the officer, but did not fire.
Police are looking for a man they say pointed a gun at an officer around 11 p.m. outside the Lee K-8 School on Talbot Avenue in Dorchester. The officer fired at the man, then chased him to a fence at the cemetery behind the school, which the man...Read more
The Mt. Washington Bank branch at 305 Talbot Ave. was held up around 5:50 p.m. by a black man in black sunglasses and a white T-shirt.Read more
A homeless man was arraigned on a variety of charges this week after he allegedly went nuts on a Route 22 driver who let him ride for free after the fare machine wouldn't accept his dollar bills, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Donnell Flattes, 23, was charged with interfering with a bus driver, indecent assault and battery, possession of a Class D substance...Read more
A fire broke out shortly after midnight on the third floor of 263 Talbot Ave. in Dorchester.
The Red Cross reports seven people were displaced.Read more
Boston Police report a man officers spotted running down Talbot Avenue with a gun pointed the loaded weapon at them before running off.
With a growing number of officers chasing him, Shavea Ferguson, 19, was eventually arrested without further incident on charges of unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number and multiple counts...Read more
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
For the past two years, a vexed citizen has complained to the city about the same three postal workers double parking in he bicycle lane outside the Talbot Avenue post office. Yesterday, the city marked one of the complaints "closed" and noted:
Officer spoke to post office workers about parking out front. they were warned. we will go by daily.
Now, this was...Read more