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By adamg - 4/1/22 - 12:16 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today set out ways that police can subpoena tens of thousands of cell-phone records to try to link specific phone calls to crimes, in a case in which they used the technique to connect a Canton man to the murder of Jose Luis Phinn Williams at a Dorchester gas station and to a series of other similar, if less deadly, robberies that year in Mattapan, Canton and Cambridge. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/21 - 9:48 am
Turkeys outside a KFC in Dorchester

WriteHandMan spotted these turkeys outside the KFC on Washington Street in Codman Square.

By adamg - 10/20/21 - 9:59 am
Seized gun, knives and bullets

Seized items. Photo by BPD.

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man yesterday afternoon who was already wanted on seven warrants from different courts. Read more.

By adamg - 10/1/21 - 5:07 pm
Smokey McDonald's in Codman Square

The Boston Fire Department reports that firefighters responded to the McDonald's on Washington Street at Talbot Avenue in Dorchester's Codman Square for a fire around 3:15 a.m. The cause is under investigation.

By adamg - 9/16/21 - 5:39 pm
Shooting scene

Crime scene. Photo by Jeff Durham.

Update: Father charged.

WBZ reports a girl was grazed by a bullet shortly after 5 p.m. outside 322 Talbot Ave..

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By adamg - 6/27/21 - 11:51 am

Live Boston reports police responded to Talbot Avenue and Washington Street around 1:20 a.m. for reports of gunfire. No victims, but police recovered a number of shell casings.

By adamg - 4/27/21 - 2:30 pm
Spencer Avenue rendering

Spencer Avenue rendering by Studio Luz Architects.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved two buildings that will house a total of 44 affordable apartments along Talbot and New England avenues. Read more.

By adamg - 12/9/20 - 9:36 am

Lowkey Dispensary | Dorchester | Boston

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved plans for a marijuana shop at 571B Washington St., next to the Citizens Bank, in Codman Square. Read more.

By adamg - 11/5/20 - 8:57 am
Firetruck inside Codman Square Bank of America

Engine 52 in Bank of America. Photo by Aaron Zaubi.

A fire crew responding to a fire at Charlie's House of Pizza, 1740 Dorchester Ave., crashed into a car and then the Bank of America in Codman Square early this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/20 - 10:54 am
151 Spencer St. rendering

151 Spencer St. rendering by Studio Luz Architects.

The Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corp. last week filed plans for new apartments in buildings on Spencer Street and New England Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 8/24/20 - 11:32 pm
A lot of evidence markers

That's a lot of evidence markers. Photo by Live Boston.

Nobody injured during the gunfire around 11:15 p.m. in the area of Park and Claybourne streets. Live Boston reports at least 29 shell casings were found; evidence of an extensive shootout.

By adamg - 8/23/20 - 9:12 pm

In Codman Square, it was raining turkeys.

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 - 5/5/20 - 11:10 pm
Beretta handgun

The gun in question.

Boston Police report a coronavirus-related arrest for an incident outside the Citizens Bank branch at 569 Washington St. in Codman Square this afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 3/22/20 - 10:31 pm
Recovered gun at shooting scene.

Gun found at scene. Photo by Live Boston

Twice in the leg, outside the KFC on Washington Street, across from Regina Road, around 6:10 p.m., Live Boston reports.

By adamg - 2/20/20 - 12:16 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men and a woman early this morning that they say were in a Codman Square building they had no business being in. Read more.

By adamg - 1/23/20 - 8:50 am

Boston Police report arresting two teens on gun charges and a third on a charge of receiving stolen property behind the post office at 554 Washington St. Wednesday morning. Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/19 - 9:14 pm

WBZ interviews the owner of Billy’s Texas BBQ and Pizza, 530 Washington St., after it was hit with at least 19 bullets in gunfire that left left two men shot Sunday evening.

By adamg - 12/22/19 - 8:21 pm

Live Boston reports two people were found shot on Washington Street between Lyndhurst Street and Melville Avenue in Dorchester around 6:45 p.m.

By adamg - 12/19/19 - 9:08 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports the Boston Licensing Board has denied the chain's request for a food-serving license for its proposed Codman Square outlet "with prejudice" after hearing from residents that the square already has more than enough greasy, fatty food in the form of McDonald's and KFC. The vote means Popeyes will have to wait at least a year before reapplying for a license there.

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