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By adamg - 3/24/21 - 4:40 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of Shawn Murphy, 49, of Brockton, for a shooting on Dorchester Avenue, across from the Ashmont T station, that sent another man to the hospital around 9:30 p.m. on March 4.

Police say the BPD fugitive unit, US marshals and Brockton Police arrested Murphy in Brockton around 5:45 a.m. today.

Innocent, etc.

By adamg - 3/12/21 - 11:54 am

Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester couple for an armed robbery at Ashmont station Thursday night. Read more.

By adamg - 3/4/21 - 9:37 pm

Update: Suspect arrested.

Around 9:30 p.m. on Dorchester Avenue near Ashmont Street. The homicide unit was called in just in case, due to the severity of the victim's injuries. Read more.

By adamg - 3/1/21 - 11:47 am

Transit Police report arresting a man already wanted on several warrants on charges he launched a loogie at a T worker insisting he pay his fare at the Ashmont Red Line station on Friday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/21 - 11:53 am

Transit Police report pinching a shellfish Dorchester guy they say tried to steal bags of frozen shrimp from a man who was going down a Red Line car offering to sell them. Read more.

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By adamg - 10/6/20 - 9:11 am

Around 4:30 this morning, Adam Myerson reported why he couldn't get to sleep: Read more.

By adamg - 8/21/20 - 12:03 am
Wanted Kia

Boston Police have released a photo of the car with which somebody ran down Qualan Powell and then left him to die at the intersection of Dorchester Avenue and Ashmont Street Saturday night. Read more.

By adamg - 8/17/20 - 10:37 pm
Boston investigators try to figure out fatal Ashmont crash

BPD investigators try to figure out the fatal crash. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports the driver of a green Kia Sportage is being sought for hitting a pedestrian on Dorchester Avenue in Peabody Square and then driving away as the man lay dying Saturday night Read more.

By adamg - 1/9/20 - 9:27 am

The MBTA reported delays of up to 30 minutes on the Ashmont branch of the Red Line this morning after a train left this mortal coil at JFK/UMass, leaving behind only a cold, dead husk that had to be pushed out of the way by another, still breathing train.

By Cleary Squared - 11/3/19 - 8:05 am

I removed this from one of the posts regarding the Halloween storm for two reasons; I didn't want to hijack the original thread, and I wanted to flesh out things more.

Route 21 is a good route for those who use the Orange and Red lines and don't want to loop through downtown. On the off-peak and the weekends, Route 21 does run consistently (albeit infrequently; on Saturdays it's every 40 minutes and Sundays it"s every hour). Read more.

By adamg - 10/10/19 - 9:09 am

Cowardly Assault & Robbery Ashmont MBTA

Tolbert

Transit Police report arresting a Hyde Park man and say they are looking for other men for an attack and robbery at Ashmont station around 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

Read more.

By adamg - 7/18/19 - 12:22 am

Six shots fired at Bailey Street and Dorchester Avenue around 12:10 a.m.

By adamg - 5/21/19 - 7:19 am

The MBTA has replaced trains with buses along the Ashmont line due to a train that came off the rails just past the station. Count on an hour to get from Ashmont to JFK.

TV stations rushed their helicopters to the scene because a derailed train brings all the copters to the Ashmont yard.

By adamg - 4/30/19 - 10:22 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 1970 Dorchester Ave. building

Architect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a five-story, 56-unit apartment building on what is now a vacant lot at 1970 Dorchester Ave., next to the Ashmont Red Line station. Read more.

By adamg - 3/8/19 - 8:47 am

The Globe interviews Anthony Watson, the man a Transit Police officer is now charged with beating.

Two Transit Police sergeants are also charged with helping the cop cover up the beating - something their supervisor determined in part after watching video from the extensive camera network the MBTA has to catch criminals.

By adamg - 3/6/19 - 5:11 pm

A Suffolk County grand jury today indicted a Transit Police officer on assault and battery and civil-rights charges for allegedly using his baton to repeatedly beating a homeless man at the Ashmont T stop - and charged two Transit Police sergeants for conspiring with the cop to try to cover up the attack, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office and Transit Police announced. Read more.

By adamg - 1/17/19 - 10:23 am
Wanted for assault and battery at Ashmont on the Red Line

Transit Police have released a photo of a man they say will be charged with assault and battery on a 71-year-old man for an incident at the Ashmont Red Line station on Jan. 11.

WBZ interviewed the victim, who said he was about to tap his CharlieCard when he spotted the guy come up behind him and force his way through with the man, who tried to keep him from piggybacking.

By adamg - 1/2/19 - 11:35 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 1970 Dorchester Ave. building

Architect's rendering.

A developer has proposed turning a vacant Dorchester Avenue lot now used to store construction material for an Ashmont-area development into a 56-unit residential building with space for two first-floor businesses. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/18 - 1:31 pm
Cold turkey in Ashmont

A concerned citizen expresses concern in a 311 report about the poor Ashmont turkey in Dorchester: Read more.

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