By - 9/10/17 - 5:35 pm

State Police report two motorcyclists were shot just before Neponset Circle on I-93 southbound shortly after 5 p.m. by somebody in a Jeep. Read more.

By - 9/8/17 - 9:02 pm

A few years ago, a self-proclaimed "Boston insider" wrote a book about moving to Boston. Seems fine, except as one Dorchester resident noticed the other day, the book declares that Dot residents often call their neighborhood "The Chest."

While newcomers will want to stay clear of certain areas of the Chest, several are worth considering, especially if you're on a budget.

OFDs and even DBCs find themselves amused.

By - 9/8/17 - 9:58 am

A federal judge yesterday sentenced Demetrius "Troll" Williams, 30, to 15 1/2 years in federal prison for his role in the running of the Columbia Point Dawgs, the US Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 9/7/17 - 1:36 pm

Officer Mike Keaney rounds up District C-11's latest stupid-criminal reports, including one involving a guy who burst into an Ashmont store with a gun, got impatient with how slowly the manager was getting him money from the cash register and reached over the counter to grab some bills, putting his gun down on the counter in the process - letting the manager grab it and turn the tables on him.

By - 9/7/17 - 9:19 am

UPDATE: Victim identified as Jerry Gomes, 16.

Boston Police report a man shot in the head while sitting in a car outside 10 Payson Ave. around 11:15 p.m. on Wednesday was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Read more.

By - 9/5/17 - 10:52 am

UPDATE: Victim identified as Alberto Monteiro, 21, of Dorchester.

Around 10:45 a.m. at Creole International Style, 114 Stoughton St., at the corner of Bakersfield.

Boston Police report the victim, in his 20s, died at a local hospital.

By - 8/31/17 - 1:16 pm

Around 1 p.m. on Quincy Street at Dunkeld.

By - 8/30/17 - 11:37 pm

Around 11:20 p.m. outside 850 Mass. Ave. Injuries not considered life threatening.

By - 8/30/17 - 2:27 pm

Boston Police report the arrest of Daniel Mulholland, 50, on charges related to a series of break-ins across the South Shore and one car theft in Hyde Park on Monday and Tuesday. Read more.

By - 8/29/17 - 11:40 am

A Baird's tapir baby is on the way!

Zoo New England reports that Abby, a Baird's tapir is pregnant and that an ultrasound shows the baby is doing fine, too.

By - 8/27/17 - 8:55 pm

Tow-truck drivers from across the state slowly drove through Dorchester this afternoon to honor the memory of Brayden Kelly, a six-year-old who died last week before he got a chance to become a tow driver himself. Read more.

By - 8/27/17 - 4:59 pm
Traffic-jamming giant octopus in Dorchester

UHub Traffic on the 3s reporter Mark Stephens brings us the latest on the octojam in Dorchester:

I was traveling up 93 around 3pm this afternoon and ended up stuck in traffic that was cause by people slowing to look at a group of kite-flyers at the Pope John Paul II Park alongside 93 and the Neponset river.

By - 8/25/17 - 8:46 am

Liz Miranda posted this last night about her brother Michael, who was fatally shot on Tremont Street in the Theater District early Sunday.

By - 8/20/17 - 11:01 pm

Around 3 p.m., an aggravated citizen filed a complaint about an ice-cream truck in the area of Grant Street and Crescent Avenue in Dorchester:

There is an ice cream truck that has been circling the neighborhood playing a loud annoying tune every 5 minutes for the last 4 hours. Is there an ordinance that can be enforced to stop this?

By - 8/20/17 - 12:17 am

Around 12:05 a.m. on Barry Street near Barry Park, per Eric Malloy.

By - 8/19/17 - 9:02 am
Wanted man

Transit Police have released a photo of a guy they want for an assault-and-battery charge for an incident on a Red Line train at JFK/UMass around 7:15 p.m. on Aug. 9.

According to a police spokesman: Read more.

By - 8/17/17 - 8:46 pm

Boston Police report arresting a young teen inside the Dunkin' Donuts at Dorchester Avenue and Adams Street in Lower Mills early Tuesday after he'd allegedly smashed open the door and was attempting to use a yellow crow bar to pry open an ATM inside the closed donut shop. Read more.

By - 8/17/17 - 9:53 am

Adam Pieniazek introduces us to the intersection of Boston Street and Boston Street in the Polish Triangle (waves to the intersection of Tremont and Tremont).

By - 8/15/17 - 8:21 am

Boston Restaurant Talk reports Dot 2 Dot Cafe on Dorchester Avenue is closing for good on Friday. Read more.

By - 8/13/17 - 10:06 pm
Charlottesville vigil in Dorchester's Peabody Square

Hilary Detmold was among the group of people who held a vigil on Dorchester Avenue in Peabody Square in Dorchester this evening.