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By adamg - 7/6/20 - 9:06 pm
Felicity Coleman

Boston Police today identified the three most recent murder victims in Boston, all of whom were killed in Dorchester:

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By adamg - 7/5/20 - 3:26 pm
Seized fireworks

Seized fireworks

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on gun charges - and seizing "a large quantity of illegal fireworks" from his trunk - early this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 7/5/20 - 12:55 pm

Victim identified as Felicity Coleman, 34, of Dorchester.

Boston Police report Boston's seventh murder in less than a week: A woman shot to death at 37 Stonehurst St. around 3 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 7/4/20 - 2:03 pm
Fields Corner crime scene

Crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Onell Colon, 36, of Dorchester.

Boston Police report a man was stabbed around 11 p.m. at 205 Adams St. in Dorchester's Fields Corner. Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/20 - 11:11 pm

Victim identified as Shonn Bailey, 50.

At 42 Theodore St. around 10:30 p.m. Read more.

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By adamg - 7/3/20 - 9:22 am

Drone Views of Boston's Neponset River in 4K

Drew sent his camera aloft for views of the lower Neponset in Dorchester and Milton.

By adamg - 7/2/20 - 9:01 am

Victim identified as Rashawn Washington-Clark, 45, of Dorchester.

Boston Police and WCVB report a man was shot on Norfolk Street near Elmhurst Street shortly after midnight, then managed to drive a half mile to Armandine Street and Milton Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 7/1/20 - 3:37 pm

Boston Police report officers arrested a Mattapan man on gun charges after they pulled him over for speeding at Bradshaw and Charlotte streets in Dorchester around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/20 - 9:40 pm

In the hip, around 9:30 p.m. on Elwyn Road near Park Street. Injuries not considered life threatening. At least seven rounds fired.

By adamg - 6/30/20 - 10:56 am
Seized gun

The gun in question. Photo by BPD.

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld a Dorchester man's conviction for illegal possession of a loaded firearm, seized when Boston police officers found him asleep in a playground outside the Oliver Wendell Holmes School, the gun tucked under his arm. Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/20 - 12:34 pm

State Police report troopers arrested two men on gun charges after the driver of the car they were in was pulled over for a busted headlight on Massachusetts Avenue near the South Bay Mall around 2 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/20 - 11:38 am

Shortly after 11 a.m.

By adamg - 6/28/20 - 10:47 am
Bicyclists for justice in Grove Hall

Bicyclists in Grove Hall.

Our own Ron Newman was among the participants in yesterday's Ride for Black Lives from White Stadium to Nubian Square.

By adamg - 6/26/20 - 9:55 am
Fireworks remains in Dorchester

A peeved citizen files a 311 complaint to have the city clean up the remains of a fireworks show last night at Mother's Rest Park at Four Corners in Dorchester.

By adamg - 6/25/20 - 9:11 am

The Dorchester Reporter clucks about eggs being laid right in Fields Corner.

By adamg - 6/23/20 - 9:08 am
Thane Street crime scene

Crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Update: Victim identified as Malik Gabbidon, 19, of Jamaica Plain.

Boston Police report a man was shot around 1:50 a.m. at 26 Thane St. in Dorchester. He was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Boston murders in 2020.

By adamg - 6/21/20 - 3:29 pm
Overturned truck on I-93 northbound

Truck's journey suddenly ends in Dorchester.

Live Boston reports that just before midnight, a tractor trailer headed north on I-93 flipped over near the Morrissey Boulevard exit. The driver was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 6/21/20 - 3:18 pm
Protest outside the mayor's house

Protesters outside the mayor's house. Photo by Live Boston.

Cicia Lee reports on a protest outside Marty Walsh's Lower Mills home at 6 this morning by people who want to defund Boston Police. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/20 - 10:24 am
Fireworks seized in Grove Hall

A selection of seized fireworks.

Boston Police report seizing "a large quantity of fireworks" on Dacia Street in Grove Hall last night. Read more.

By adamg - 6/19/20 - 8:51 pm

A small group of Trump supporters protested at an event to commemorate the end of slavery today at Town Field Park in Fields Corner. They were drowned out and the Juneteenth speakers continued their speeches. One of the Trumpies was escorted away by police. Read more.

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