By - 12/10/18 - 10:04 pm

Shortly before 10 p.m. on outside 155 Savannah Ave.. The victim was declared dead at the scene. Police say a man fired a shot at the victim, got into a maroon minivan with two other men, then fired several more shots before they drove off.

2018 murders in Boston.

By - 12/8/18 - 12:21 pm
Abandoned car in Mattapan

A citizen is more than concerned in Mattapan: He or she is outraged about an abandoned car on Tampa Street - and has filed ten 311 reports about it over the past 24 hours. The complaints start with their ire focused squarely on that most noted of Milton residents - Marty Walsh, of course - but eventually come to blame progressives and their love of street art: Read more.

By - 12/6/18 - 9:18 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on a community meeting on a proposed Blue Hill Avenue pot shop. One opponent said there are "people with battery powered tools that can cut through your roof."

By - 12/3/18 - 10:10 am

Pot-shop proposals are popping up like daisies across Boston:

On Tuesday, Jody Mendoza and her husband, Richy Peña, hold an outreach meeting for their proposed Mojos pot shop at 1292 Blue Hill Ave. in Mattapan. Read more.

By - 11/29/18 - 7:36 pm

Transit Police report arresting a Dedham man they say screamed racial epithets at a Route 30 driver and then threw a rock at him, hitting him, after the guy was kicked off the bus for not paying his fare Saturday afternoon.

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By - 11/28/18 - 12:16 am

NBC Boston reports on a crash at Walk Hill and Harvard streets around 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

By - 11/18/18 - 10:40 am

Victim identified as Korey Wornum-Parker, 28, of Roxbury.

Boston Police report a man was shot shortly before 2 a.m. at 10 Westmore Rd. in Mattapan. The victim was declared dead at the scene.

2018 murders in Boston.

By - 11/18/18 - 10:36 am
Detectives at Mattapan stabbing scene

Detectives look for evidence at stabbing scene. Photo by KMV.

KMV reports a man was stabbed on the 800 block of Cummins Highway early this morning.

By - 11/6/18 - 4:21 pm

A Boston health inspector yesterday ordered La Belle Capoise, 884 Morton St., closed for a number of health violations. Read more.

By - 10/27/18 - 6:55 pm
Pink skies over the Mattapan Line

Tim Murphy captured the pink skies at the tail end of the nor'easter over the Mattapan Line late this afternoon.

By - 10/22/18 - 10:08 pm

Shortly before 9 p.m. about midway between Cummins Highway and Mariposa Street, Mass Incident Paging reports.

By - 10/20/18 - 10:36 pm

Boston Police report that after a Dorchester 16-year-old gets out of the hospital, he'll be formally charged with a variety of gun offenses for a fight at the Morton Street Walgreens in which he managed to shoot both his opponent and himself Friday night. Read more.

By - 10/19/18 - 10:34 pm

Update: Suspect in hospital, to be charged upon his release.

One in the hand at the Walgreens, 750 Morton St., around 9:45 p.m., CrimeHub reports.

By - 10/14/18 - 10:06 am
74 Wildwood St. fire

The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire at 74 Wildwood St. in Mattapan early this morning displaced 17 residents and sent one to the hospital with a mild burn. Read more.

By - 10/13/18 - 8:20 am
Karim Blount

Karim Blount was one of the people shot to death last weekend. Friends have set up a GoFundMe page to help his family.

Blount will be buried on Monday.

By - 10/9/18 - 12:54 pm

UPDATE: Charge in Williams case formally withdrawn.

Through his attorney, Kevin Williams says he had no reason to murder Jose Luis Phinn Williams in a Codman Square gas station Friday night: He'd just gotten paid at his job at a Taunton Jiffy Lube and he was getting ready to help his family move from Dorchester to the South Shore the next morning. Read more.

By - 10/7/18 - 1:39 pm

Boston Police report a man in his 30s was fatally shot at 88 Itasca St., near Currier Street, in Mattapan around 11:30 a.m. Read more.

By - 10/7/18 - 10:09 am

Victim identified as Karim Blount, 42, of Mattapan. He leaves four children. Friends have set up a GoFundMe page to help his family.

Boston Police report a man in his 40s was shot at 18 Mildred Ave. around 2:30 a.m. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died.

2018 murders in Boston.

By - 10/4/18 - 9:33 pm

The Family Food Shop, 609 Walk Hill St., was held up at gunpoint around 9:20 p.m. by a black man wearing a red bandana and all black clothes.

By - 10/1/18 - 11:09 pm
Interior of Ranier Road house after fire

Interior of the house. Photo by BFD.

The Boston Fire Department reports a woman rescued from a fire at 7-9 Ranier Rd. in Mattapan tonight was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Read more.