Boston Police report they have so far been unable to identify a woman who was found dead in the Codman Burying Ground on Norfolk Street in Codman Square on Monday evening. Read more.
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A Suffolk Superior Court judge today sentenced Shawn McClinton to 25 to 30 years in state prison following his conviction for beating a woman in the women's room of the Codman Square McDonald's and then dragging her to the men's room, where he raped, strangled and choked her in 2018, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
Man convicted of 2018 rape in a restaurant restroom in Dorchester; faces another trial for rape days after he was released on bail in the first case
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Shawn McClinton for raping and beating a woman in the men's room of the Codman Square McDonald's in 2018, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.
The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that Patrick Grier got a fair trial and so deserves his sentence of life in prison without possibility of parole for repeatedly shooting DeAndre Barboza in Codman Square the day before Barboza's 17th birthday in 2008. Read more.
Feds say text messages to dead man's phone helped lead them to a drug ring based in a Codman Square garage
A Dorchester man was arrested today on charges he and some pals were using a Norfolk Street auto-body garage to sell cocaine and counterfeit Percocet pills made out of fentanyl - which authorities say may have helped cause a fatal overdose last year in a local man man struggling with addiction. Read more.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 23 Lithgow St. shortly before 2:50 p.m. for what turned into a three-alarm blaze that spread to the neighboring 19 Lithgow St before it was knocked down. Read more.
Gun-toting teen from Brockton and three other Brockton pals were joyriding through Dorchester on scooters, until they ran a stop sign, police say
Boston Police report arresting four Brockton teens, ages 14 through 18, on gun and drug charges in Codman Square Saturday afternoon, after officers on patrol watched them ignore a stop sign and decided to pull them over for citations, especially since none were wearing helmets, police say. Read more.
Five guys on scooters start shooting in Codman Square, zoom away when cops arrive, one of the alleged gunmen accidentally shoots himself in the head
Live Boston reports the homicide unit was called in to handle the investigation into the possibly self-shot shooter, found on Allston Street yesterday afternoon.
Live Boston reports a crash on Washington Street at Tremlett Street in Dorchester early Saturday left a woman dead. Read more.
Court gives police limited ability to sift through tens of thousands of phone records to link somebody to a crime, in case involving murder of a Codman Square gas-station attendant
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.
WriteHandMan spotted these turkeys outside the KFC on Washington Street in Codman Square.
Wanted man was tooling around Codman Square with a loaded gun, two knives, 86 extra rounds of live ammo and a spent shell, police say
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.
Update: Father charged.
WBZ reports a girl was grazed by a bullet shortly after 5 p.m. outside 322 Talbot Ave..
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corp. last week filed plans for new apartments in buildings on Spencer Street and New England Avenue. Read more.
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.
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