Columbia Road

By - 5/18/18 - 1:50 pm

A gang-unit cop who'd just gotten off his shift slammed into a car on Columbia Road at 65 m.p.h. - in a 25-m.p.h. zone - with a blood-alcohol level well above the legal limit early on New Year's Day, prosecutors charged at his arraignment today. Read more.

By - 5/4/18 - 1:37 pm

Boston Police report a Maine man driving on the wrong side of Columbia Road in Uphams Corner early this morning tried to escape police by getting back onto the right side and speed away, only to get stuck on a median, where his rear wheels spun uselessly as the officers approached. Read more.

By - 4/27/18 - 9:47 pm

Boston Police report arresting a New York City man on gun and pot charges Thursday afternoon after he allegedly ran a stop sign on a shortcut from Blue Hill Avenue to Columbia Road. Read more.

By - 4/23/18 - 11:18 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today it was not going to hear Raymond White's appeal of his conviction on two first-degree murder convictions for the 1971 deaths of two security guards at a Columbia Road supermarket - at least not yet. Read more.

By - 4/6/18 - 9:30 am
Old bank branch in Uphams Corner

The city is soliciting bids from people who think they could really do something with the old Bank of America branch at 555 Columbia Rd. in Uphams Corner for the 12 to 18 months it would otherwise sit empty until the city puts up a new library branch there.

By - 3/29/18 - 9:35 am

As a jury heard testimony against one Boston police officer charged with beating an Uber driver, a Suffolk County grand jury was releasing an indictment charging another cop with assault and battery with a dangerous weapon for a New Year's Day crash in which he was allegedly drunk. Read more.

By - 3/21/18 - 2:04 pm
A lot of guns and ammo

Boston Police report arresting a 29-year-old Winthrop woman after they say officers watched her buy some heroin at a Dorchester Kentucky Fried Chicken - and her 70-year-old companion, whom they say was packing a loaded gun and driving an SUV equipped with an "AR-15 style" rifle, ten clips for it and body armor. Read more.

By - 2/25/18 - 1:42 pm

Boston Police report officers who captured a man they suspected of packing a gun had to call in a BFD ladder truck early Saturday to retrieve the firearm from the roof of the Strand Theatre on Columbia Road. Read more.

By - 2/22/18 - 10:29 am

Boston Police report arresting a participant in some fisticuffs on Columbia Road early Wednesday who, they say, duked it out while packing two loaded handguns.

Police say officers on patrol spotted a bunch of guys fighting on Columbia Road near Devon Street shortly after midnight. Read more.

By - 2/18/18 - 5:42 pm

Boston Police report a man officers tried to stop for a broken brake light on Columbia Road at Geneva Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. instead sped away - and then crashed into several cars at Columbia and Glendale Street, where he got out of his still moving car and ran away, only to be pursued and captured. Read more.

By - 2/13/18 - 2:40 pm
Conservatory Lab Charter School rendering

Architect's rendering. With birds.

The Board of Appeals today approved a new $25-million building for the Conservatory Lab Charter School on Columbia Road at Quincy Street. Read more.

By - 1/11/18 - 5:13 pm

UPDATE: Victim identified as Shaquille Browder, 21.

Two people were shot in the parking lot of the Burger King at Columbia Road and Washington Street around 2 p.m., according to Boston EMS Incidents. One later died, Boston Police report.

Both that man and a second, found with non-fatal injuries, were in their early 20s, police say.

The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of at least one victim's injuries. Read more.

By - 1/8/18 - 10:50 pm

Boston Police report an off-duty officer crashed into another car at Columbia Road and Ceylon Street in Dorchester on New Year's Day, sending the two occupants of the other vehicle to the hospital - one with serious injuries. Read more.

By - 10/27/17 - 10:52 pm

Around 10:40 p.m. at Columbia Road and Bird Street. At least six shots fired.

Not long after, a man showed up at a local ER with a fresh gunshot wound; unclear if it's related.

By - 10/1/17 - 10:40 pm

NBC Boston reports on a two-car crash at Columbia Road and Washington Street shortly before 7 p.m. Boston EMS Incidents reports at least one of the injured was a pedestrian.

By - 9/24/17 - 1:08 pm
Prposed Columbia Road school

Architect's rendering (architects sure love their flocks of birds).

The Conservatory Lab Charter School has filed plans with the city to build a new $25-million school for its 275 students in grades 3 through 8 at Columbia Road and Quincy Street. Read more.

By - 8/13/17 - 2:03 pm

Shortly before 2 p.m. at Ceylon Street and Columbia Road. The victim showed up about 10 minutes later at a local emergency room, with a non-life-threatening injury.

By - 7/21/17 - 10:33 pm

WFXT reports on the incident on Columbia Road, where the temperature was 87.

By - 7/6/17 - 11:14 am

Around 11 a.m. at Columbia Road and Bird Street.

Photo of the scene.

By - 7/6/17 - 11:11 am

UPDATE: Victim identified as Nathaniel Dix.

Stephen White, 61, is scheduled for arraignment in Dorchester Municipal Court today on charges he fatally stabbed an acquaintance in the area of Columbia Road and Intervale Street, the Suffolk County Districct Attorney's office reports.

Innocent, etc.