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By adamg - 1/22/21 - 9:58 am

Boston Police report a man was shot at 750 Morton St., around 1 a.m. on Jan. 6. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died on Thursday.

This is Boston's third murder in 2021.

By adamg - 1/6/21 - 12:39 am

Update: Victim died. Identified as Lance Norwood, 22, of Hyde Park.

Stanley Stacos reports a person was shot on Morton Street at Leston Street, around 12:30 a.m. The homicide unit was called in. Read more.

By adamg - 1/4/21 - 2:46 pm

Boston Police report recovering a loaded gun on Morton Street between Wildwood and Theodore streets in Mattapan, thanks to a motorist who wondered why her rear license plate seemed to be newly bent Sunday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 10/19/20 - 9:28 am
Detective looks for evidence

Detective looks for evidence. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a gun battle between the occupants of two cars extended over three blocks in the area of Morton and Norfolk streets shortly before 1 a.m. As many as 15 shots may have been fired. No people hit, but at least one house and several cars were hit by the gunfire.

By adamg - 7/1/20 - 8:56 pm

Live Boston reports somebody fired several shots on Fuller Street at Morton Street in Mattapan around 8:40 p.m.

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By adamg - 5/24/20 - 12:17 pm

The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Massachusetts Attorney General's office have sued Nikitas Tsoukales and his Key Credit Repair of Mattapan over what they say are failed promises to repair people's credit, deceptive marketing and repeated violations of a state law that prohibits taking somebody's money before actually fixing their credit. Read more.

By adamg - 5/13/20 - 11:07 am
Soccer field proposal

Rough soccer-field proposal. Morton Street at the top.

The Boston Zoning Commission today approved a plan by the developers of the Olmsted Green development to swap in a soccer field and tot lot for the four-acre urban farm that was part of the original plans but never built. Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/20 - 9:28 am
Plastic sheeting at local market

A roving UHub photographer couldn't help but notice the DIY shielding now in place at Mama Supermarket at Blue Hill Avenue and Morton Street in Mattapan.

By adamg - 7/26/19 - 11:20 pm

Shortly after 11 p.m., somebody fired at least ten rounds from a spot near the Dunkin' Donuts at Morton and Evans street. Some damage was found at the Morton House of Pizza across the street. One person suffered a minor graze injury; unclear if from a bullet or something else.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 12:32 pm
Architect's rendering of 775 Morton St.

Architect's rendering.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a 27-unit apartment building at 775 Morton St., on the corner of Wildwood St., after confusion caused by a shortage of members due to holdups by city councilors on questions for proposed new members involving marijuana-related zoning. Read more.

By adamg - 3/7/19 - 1:35 pm

WCVB reports on a 75-yard swath of garbage along Morton Street between Norfolk and Verrill streets today. The owner of the garbage-strewing vehicle is pledging to clean up the mess.

By adamg - 2/19/19 - 1:53 pm
Talk It Out

On Nov. 8, the Chez-Vous skating rink - right behind the B-3 police station - opened its doors for a police-sponsored teen event that started with police officers rapping with teens about relations between the two and concluded with some free roller skating. Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/18 - 10:58 pm

WHDH reports on the crash around 7:20 p.m. on Morton Street at Canterbury Street.

By adamg - 11/6/18 - 4:21 pm

A Boston health inspector yesterday ordered La Belle Capoise, 884 Morton St., closed for a number of health violations. Read more.

By adamg - 10/20/18 - 10:36 pm

Boston Police report that after a Dorchester 16-year-old gets out of the hospital, he'll be formally charged with a variety of gun offenses for a fight at the Morton Street Walgreens in which he managed to shoot both his opponent and himself Friday night. Read more.

By adamg - 10/19/18 - 10:34 pm

Update: Suspect in hospital, to be charged upon his release.

One in the hand at the Walgreens, 750 Morton St., around 9:45 p.m., CrimeHub reports.

By adamg - 9/6/18 - 10:40 pm
Morton Station proposal

Archictect's rendering.

Two non-profit groups have filed plans with the BPDA for a 31-unit apartment building where the B-3 police station used to be on Morton Street next to the bridge over the train tracks and 9 condos nearby on Hopkins Street, which will be next to the Stephen P. Odom Serenity Garden the city is planning in memory of the teenager shot to death in 2007. Read more.

By adamg - 7/25/18 - 9:31 am
Rendering of proposed 775 Morton St.

Architect's rendering.

A developer is proposing a 27-unit apartment building on what is now two vacant lots on Morton Street at Wildwood Street. Read more.

By adamg - 6/4/18 - 10:03 am
Wanted car for Dorchester crash

Investigators are looking for the driver of a dark blue or black Chrysler 300 that they've identified as the one that slammed into Pierre Desir on Morton Street early Saturday and then just kept driving early on May 26. Read more.

By adamg - 5/27/18 - 3:50 pm

State Police are now looking for a dark-colored sedan, possibly an older Accord, that now has serious front-end damage - including missing a headlight - to find the driver they say hit Pierre Desir on Morton Street early Saturday and then just kept driving, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

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