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By adamg - 8/25/19 - 10:18 pm

Mark Parkinson report a driver hit a person on foot on Columbia Road at Eastman Street around 10 p.m. The driver stayed on scene. The homicide and crash-reconsruction units were called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries. The road was shut.

By adamg - 8/20/19 - 8:44 am
Turkey family in South Boston

A concerned South Boston resident decides to give 311 a shot instead of calling the Butterball hotline:

What do we do about wild turkeys in my front yard

By adamg - 8/18/19 - 12:49 pm

NBC Boston reports that all six people in a car - including a young child - were injured in a crash with another car at Columbia Road and Hamilton Street around 11:30 p.m. on Saturday.

By adamg - 8/13/19 - 9:36 am

Boston Police report a tip that a man awaiting trial on gun charges was walking around with another gun proved correct last evening. Read more.

By adamg - 7/28/19 - 11:39 pm

Victim identified as Christian Nunes, 20, of Dorchester.

Live Boston reports two men were shot on Columbia Road near Geneva Avenue around 11:10 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 7/21/19 - 12:39 pm

Boston Police report arresting a local man on charges he stabbed an acquaintance in Edward Everett Square before grabbing his passport and money Saturday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 7/14/19 - 11:44 pm

Victim identified as Adilson Barbosa, of Dorchester.

A man was shot in the head at Columbia Road and Dudley Street around 11:40 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 9:24 am

Live Boston reports a man was stabbed in the chest at the Speedway gas station at Columbia Road and Dorchester Avenue around 2:40 a.m.

By adamg - 6/23/19 - 10:24 pm

Around 10 p.m. on Columbia Road opposite from Stanwood Street. Both victims got themselves to the hospital with what police said were non-life-threatening injuries. One car was also hit.

By adamg - 6/10/19 - 8:11 am

Stacos reports both cars in a crash on Columbia Road near Sayward Street rolled over in the crash shortly after 3:30 a.m. and that one caught on fire. NBC Boston reports three people were injured. Photos.

By adamg - 4/4/19 - 11:53 am

A federal grand jury this week indicted two Dorchester residents and a Dedham man for their alleged roles in a tax-fraud scheme involving their now closed Columbia Road fried-chicken take-out place. Read more.

By adamg - 3/6/19 - 8:12 am
Firefighters inspect 688 Columbia Rd, in Dorchester after fire is knocked down

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to a fire at 688 Columbia Road, in Edward Everett Square, at 7:44 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 2/6/19 - 9:56 am

NBC Boston reports the owner of Columbia Road Market, 387 Columbia Rd., was held up at gunpoint shortly before 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

By adamg - 1/24/19 - 9:00 pm

State Rep. Liz Miranda (Dorchester) and city officials say they've brokered a deal between Uphams House of Pizza on Columbia Road and a teenager who got into a beef with an employee there that could calm a tense situation that had spread into the community via videos on social media and sparked calls for a boycott of the 30-year-old pizza place. Read more.

By adamg - 12/18/18 - 9:01 am

Boston Police report a traffic stop at Columbia Road and Washington Street in Dorchester yesterday ended with the arrest of two men - one of whom served a lengthy prison sentence for shooting two state troopers on Blue Hill Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/18 - 9:11 am

Boston Police report officers asked to check on the well being of a man at 614 Columbia Rd. found the man dead, around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday.

Police are treating the death as suspicious. Anybody with information can contact homicide detectives at 617-343-4470 or the anonymous tip line by calling 800-494-TIPS or by texting TIP to CRIME (27463).

By adamg - 10/25/18 - 9:00 am
Uphams Corner crash scene

The scene this morning. Photo by Chris Dunn.

NBC Boston reports a driver seems to have plowed through a red light and right into an MBTA bus shortly after 6 a.m. at Columbia Road and Dudley Street. The Globe reports seven injured.

By adamg - 10/12/18 - 11:22 pm

Boston Police report a man in his 30s was shot at Columbia Road and Geneva Avenue around 9:30 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/25/18 - 5:16 pm

Boston Police report officers responding to a call about gunfire at Coumbia Road and Seaver Street around 3:40 a.m. spotted a guy walking quickly away while clutching at his waistband: Read more.

By adamg - 7/30/18 - 12:20 pm
Collapsed roof on Columbia Road

The Boston Fire Department reports a big part of the roof at 208 Columbia Rd., a one-story building at the corner with Stanwood, collapsed shortly after 10 a.m., sending most of itself into the building and coating the sidewalk with bricks.

The department reports no injuries, says two neighboring buildings were evacuated as a precaution.

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