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Man gunned down near Marshall Elementary School

Boston Police report a man shot at Bowdoin and Westville streets shortly before noon has died.  Read more

Mattapan murder linked to heroin distribution

Boston Police reported today that shortly after Carlos Romero Franco, 31, was gunned down on Oct. 16 at 598 Harvard St., they discovered heroin there with an estimated street value of $1 million, as well as a gun and an unspecified amount of cash.  Read more

Bloody night: Five shot, four hacked with machete, two dead

Boston Police report four people were shot in a single incident around 3:50 a.m. on Sunday and that one of the victims died.  Read more

Fatal shooting at Dorchester YMCA

Boston police say a 19-year-old was shot inside the Dorchester Y at 776 Washington St. late Saturday night.  Read more

Second murder in two days

Boston Police report two people were shot in a car at 105 Norwell Street Tuesday evening.  Read more

Teen murdered

Boston police report the victim, in his late teens, was found shot at 25 Glenarm St. around 10:45 p.m. on Monday.  Read more

Triple shooting at Uphams Corner restaurant leaves two dead

Boston Police say an argument at the Ka-Carlos Bar and Grill, 33 Hancock St., ended in a hail of gunfire that left two dead and one injured early this morning.  Read more

Murder rate falls in city; cause debated

If homicides have decreased in Boston over the past few months because of the weather, that would hardly account for the fatal shooting of Soheil Turner.

The 15-year-old student was shot on May 7, a rainy morning, outside a convenience store on Dudley Street. According to investigators, the killer, who was wearing dark sunglasses, was equipped with a .380 semi-automatic handgun and an umbrella.  Read more

Convicted sex offender charged with raping, murdering woman on Columbia Road

Authorities today charged Fitzhugh Newton, 50, with raping a woman twice and then killing her early on Feb. 26 on Columbia Road.  Read more

Two men convicted of murder after fourth trial

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Quincy Butler and William Wood of murder for the 2004 death of a Dorchester woman whose Monsignor Lydon Way apartment they broke into in a drug-fueled home invasion, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office announced.  Read more