Mattapan

By - 6/26/16 - 3:04 pm
Adriel, found alone at a playground

UPDATE: WCVB reports police have found the parents but add the child remains in DCF care.

Boston Police are seeking the public's help to find the parents or guardians of Adriel, a boy believed to be two or three who was found alone at Ryan Playground, 310 River St. in Mattapan around 6:30 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By - 6/25/16 - 6:03 pm

Tom captured the incident on Morton Street just past Blue Hill Avenue on his car dashcam late Thursday afternoon.

WBZ reports police are aware of the incident but that nobody came into B-3, which is right across the street, to report anything. If you go to the video and set it to the slowest possible speed, it sure looks like running guy was running because he'd just taken something that didn't belong to him.

Via Boston Reddit.

By - 6/24/16 - 3:31 pm

Around 3:25 p.m. at Doone Avenue and Stow Road. Several shots were reported.

By - 6/21/16 - 9:22 am
Flonory

A man who narrowly escaped death himself the week after his sister and her young son were murdered in 2010 was identified as Boston's latest murder victim.

Read more.

By - 6/18/16 - 11:14 pm

Around 11:10 p.m. outside 62 Astoria St. A second person was shot in the shoulder and leg.

Boston Police report the murder victim was a man in his 30s.

There were so many witnesses, from a nearby cookout that police had to request two T buses to transport them to police headquarters for interviews.

By - 6/14/16 - 1:19 pm
Marcus Hall

UPDATE: Victim identified as Marcus Hall, 31, who had brought his young son to the Hair It Is barbershop for a haircut. His obituary.

The Dorchester Reporter reports a man was found shot to death around 12:20 p.m. behind the block of stores at 1186 Blue Hill Ave., kitty corner from the District B-3 police station.

Boston EMS Incidents reports the victim was shot in the head. WCVB reports he was in his 30s.

By - 6/6/16 - 6:10 pm

WCVB reports on a video taken by a customer of the America's Food Basket in Mattapan Square.

By - 6/3/16 - 11:25 pm

Around 11:20 p.m., although the shooting might have happened about two hours earlier in the area of 27 Hiawatha Rd., near Blue Hill Avenue.

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).