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By adamg - 11/2/22 - 11:29 pm
Detectives in the cemetery

Detectives at the scene. Photo by Live Boston.

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.

By adamg - 8/31/22 - 9:54 pm

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.

By adamg - 8/17/22 - 1:58 pm

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.

By adamg - 8/9/22 - 2:20 pm

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.

By adamg - 7/18/22 - 9:57 pm

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.

By adamg - 7/15/22 - 3:28 pm

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.

By adamg - 6/27/22 - 9:42 am

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.

By adamg - 6/16/22 - 9:05 pm

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.

By adamg - 6/12/22 - 5:38 pm
Remains of one car

Remains of one of the cars. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a crash on Washington Street at Tremlett Street in Dorchester early Saturday left a woman dead. Read more.

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..

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.

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