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By adamg - 6/3/19 - 12:44 pm
Apinwall rendering

Architect's rendering of building after white hipsters move in.

A developer has proposed replacing a former nursing home on Aspinwall Road in Dorchester's Codman Square with a four-story, 34-unit condo building that would have 29 parking spaces in an underground garage. Read more.

By adamg - 5/31/19 - 12:00 am

UPDATE: Victim identified as Richard Frank, Jr., 47.

A man was fatally stabbed at 19 Tremlett St. around 10:45 p.m.

By adamg - 5/27/19 - 11:48 pm

Boston Police report charging Zachary Stewart, 18, for unarmed robbery for the May 22 holdup of the East Boston Savings Bank branch on Talbot Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 5/23/19 - 12:20 pm
Suspect in Codman Square bank robbery

UPDATE: Suspect arrested.

Boston Police have released photos of a guy in a hoodie who held up the East Boston Savings Bank branch at 305 Talbot Ave. in Dorchester around 10:50 a.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 4/8/19 - 10:31 pm

Boston Police report this time they're sure they have the man who murdered Jose Luis Phinn Williams as he worked at a Codman Square gas station on Oct. 5. Read more.

By adamg - 3/17/19 - 5:52 pm

Boston Police report arresting Dequell Golson, 26, of 472 Washington St. in Dorchester after officers with a search warrant found "a Bryco Jennings 9mm Firearm loaded with eleven rounds of live ammunition, a Colt MK IV Series 70 Firearm loaded with four rounds of live ammunition, six small plastic bags containing a substance believed to be heroin, three small plastic bags containing a substance believed to be Fentanyl, and three small plastic bags containing a substance believed to be crack" in his apartment. Read more.

By adamg - 3/7/19 - 12:45 pm

Boston Police report arresting a 15-year-old they say was carrying a loaded handgun in Codman Square yesterday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 1/26/19 - 10:25 pm

Boston Police report two men were shot shortly after 5 p.m. at 49 Withington St. in Codman Square. Both were taken to local hospitals, where one died and the other is expected to survive. Police recovered a gun at the scene.

This is Boston's fifth murder in 2019.

By adamg - 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 adamg - 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.

By adamg - 11/13/18 - 12:43 pm

The Boston Licensing Board decides Thursday whether Alex's Market, 322 Talbot Ave. in Dorchester, deserves any punishment for the way a customer walked out of the store and immediately popped open one of the 25-oz. Natural Ice cans he'd just purchased and guzzled some down - and then handed another one to an acquaintance. Read more.

By adamg - 11/9/18 - 8:30 pm

UPDATE: Charge formally withdrawn.

Kevin Williams, held for more than a month for the murder of a Codman Square gas-station attendant, was released on personal recognizance today at the request of Suffolk County prosecutors, who say they have uncovered new evidence in the case, now before a grand jury. Read more.

By adamg - 10/20/18 - 8:14 pm

Around 8:05 p.m., at Talbot and Southern avenues, although police found him around the corner on Whitfield Street.

By adamg - 10/9/18 - 12:54 pm

UPDATE: Charge in Williams case formally withdrawn.

Through his attorney, Kevin Williams says he had no reason to murder Jose Luis Phinn Williams in a Codman Square gas station Friday night: He'd just gotten paid at his job at a Taunton Jiffy Lube and he was getting ready to help his family move from Dorchester to the South Shore the next morning. Read more.

By adamg - 10/8/18 - 12:25 pm

A friend has set up a GoFundMe page to help the family of Jose Luis Phinn Williams, who was fatally shot Friday night as he worked at a gas station on Washington Street in Dorchester.

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By adamg - 10/6/18 - 11:45 pm

Updated, 9:50 a.m., Sunday.

An attendant in his early 60s at the Fabian gas station on Washington Street at Melville Avenue was shot during a robbery attempt around 11:35 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/4/18 - 3:18 pm

On a 22 bus at Talbot Avenue and Whitfield Street around 3:10 p.m.

By adamg - 8/9/18 - 6:30 pm

Boston Police report a man was shot in the head at 26 Torrey St. in Dorchester around 11:45 p.m. on Aug. 1.

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By adamg - 7/20/18 - 8:53 am
Fire on Talbot Avenue

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 6:40 a.m. for what turned into a 3-alarm fire at 320 Talbot Ave. Read more.

By adamg - 7/5/18 - 10:00 am

Boston Police report last night's paroxysm of gun violence in Dorchester included a man shooting a gun into the air at Claridge Terrace and Wentworth Street, near Codman Square. Read more.

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