Dorchester

By - 12/9/18 - 1:31 pm
Cold turkey in Ashmont

A concerned citizen expresses concern in a 311 report about the poor Ashmont turkey in Dorchester: Read more.

By - 12/6/18 - 9:25 am

Unsafe intersection + reckless driving = hurt ped

Vivian Gerard's security camera caught a pedestrian getting mowed down at the intersection of Dorchester Avenue and Adams Street in Fields Corner about 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By - 12/4/18 - 4:24 pm

A man who'd been creeping on a group of woman at dbar followed one into the restroom and sexually assaulted her after she came out of a stall the night of July 21, a BPD officer told the Boston Licensing Board today. Read more.

By - 11/30/18 - 7:51 pm
Codman Square blocked off

Codman Square blocked off. Photo by Jarred Johnson.

Victim identified as Nervan Joshua Luc, 19.

A man was fatally shot in the head as he sat in a car on Norwell Street, near Washington Street around 7:10 p.m., according to NBC Boston.

However, PCFN reports police found his body, still in the car, about a mile away, at Talbot Avenue and Norfolk Street. This was right outside the Great Hall, where the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute and City Council President Andrea Campbell were leading "a community conversation on public safety issues" in Campbell's district. Read more.

By - 11/29/18 - 6:41 pm
Hurd

Transit Police report arresting Mark Hurd, 56, of Dorchester on a charge of indecent assault on a minor for an incident around 7 p.m. on Nov. 18 at the Ashmont station on the Red Line.

Read more.

By - 11/29/18 - 10:11 am
Ashmont turkey

David Finnerty stayed a respectful distance away this morning while taking a snapshot of the turkey that has roamed Ashmont Street and Peabody Square the past few months.

By - 11/29/18 - 10:07 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports that in addition to the usual concerns about traffic and rootless condo dwellers, opponents of developer's plan to put 96 condos on the very tip of Port Norfolk have a new issue: Ever higher tides caused by climate change. A BPDA planner told a recent meeting that "over the next 50 years or so, the 2018 village will shrink to a sliver in the center as tidal waters eat away at the edges."

By - 11/27/18 - 9:03 pm

Tory Bullock offers to help white people avoid embarassing gaffes:

By - 11/27/18 - 6:04 pm
Rainbow over Roslindale

Mark Smith captured the rainbow over Roslindale this afternoon.

Jamaica Plain got a rainbow as well - looks like the pot o' gold was somewhere on Centre Street: Read more.

By - 11/26/18 - 9:17 pm
Dreaming of a white Dorchester

The Dorchester Historical Society is apologizing for a postcard advertising a holiday event that features a graphic of its headquarters building in a snow globe and the slogan: "We're Dreaming of a White Dorchester." Read more.

By - 11/26/18 - 1:40 pm

UPDATE: Bail set at $1,000.

A New Hampshire 16-year-old could be brought to Boston face arraignment by the end of today on charges he threatened to "kill everyone" at bars in Dorchester and downtown, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 11/25/18 - 6:22 pm

Boston Police report a Lexington man was drunk early this morning when he sped past officers at a traffic stop on Blue Hill Avenue and that his Dorchester passenger had a loaded gun under her seat. Read more.

By - 11/24/18 - 5:35 pm

Boston Police report that Seabrook, NH police have picked up a Hampton, NH 16-year-old wanted for calling in violent threats to dbar in Dorchester and the Alley Bar downtown earlier this month. Read more.

By - 11/23/18 - 9:21 am

The teen who police say was dragged for a half mile on Gallivan Boulevard last week died Wednesday morning, after four days on life support, State Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report. Read more.

By - 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 - 11/19/18 - 8:45 pm

A Dorchester Municipal Court judge set bail at $50,000 today for a man charged with shooting a woman after getting into an argument with another man outside 70 Lyndhurst St. late on Oct. 10. Read more.

By - 11/19/18 - 2:47 pm

A Dorchester Municipal Court judge today set bail at $100,000 each for two men charged with dragging a third man a half mile down Gallivan Boulevard with their car at speeds of up to 50 m.p.h. Friday night. Read more.

By - 11/18/18 - 7:25 pm

UPDATE: High bail set in Dorchester dragging case.

A teenager remains in critical condition at a local hospital tonight after a robbery Friday night that ended with the robbers closing their car window on his arm, which kept him trapped outside the car as they sped down Gallivan Boulevard at a high rate of speed for several blocks - at one point even blasting through a red light - State Police say. Read more.

By - 11/17/18 - 10:26 am

UPDATE: Two arrested for dragging the teen with their car.

State Police report an 18-year-old suffered life-threatening injuries at Gallivan Boulevard and Washington Street in Dorchester around 11:45 p.m. on Friday, although they aren't saying how.

By - 11/16/18 - 3:58 pm

The Suffolk County District Attorney's office has filed paperwork to end the prosecution of Kevin Williams for the murder of Jose Williams at a Washington Street gas station last month. Read more.