Boston Police responded to a report of some "male anatomy" on Hancock Street in Dorchester's Uphams Corner around 7:20 a.m. yesterday to find a severed penis, which may have been sitting there for several hours. Read more.
BWSC reports it had already shut off water in the area of Myrtle and Hancock streets for some repair work overnight when a contractor "broke a gate valve" at Hancock and Myrtle streets around 12:30 a.m., briefly creating a roaring river, complete with waterfalls. Read more.
At Hancock and Trull streets, around 8:45 p.m, in a knife fight. Police found one victim on the third floor of a nearby house, and a second outside - and then a car drove up to a local emergency room with two more stabbing victims.
Boston Police report a man already wanted on gun, drug and domestic-violence charges now faces robbery and assault and battery charges for an incident Wednesday afternoon at Dorchester Avenue and Hancock Street. Read more.
The developer of a 36-unit apartment building at 233 Hancock St. in Dorchester has notified the BPDA it is planning to increase the number of affordable units from 5 to 10 and to restrict the rent on another 11 units - in part due to funding from a property-tax surcharge approved by Boston voters in 2016. Read more.
The Board of Appeal today approved developers' plans to replace two auto-body shops at 233 Hancock St., near Pleasant, with a five-story, 36-unit apartment building that would also feature space for an art gallery. Read more.
Around 11:45 p.m. in the parking lot of the liquor store at Hancock and Trull streets. When police arrived there was nobody there; the victims, a man and a woman, showed up not long after at Boston Medical Center.