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Fire on Drayton Avenue

A fire at 12 Drayton Ave. that was called in around 3:50 a.m. displaced four residents and sent one firefighter to the hospital with a non-life-threatening injury, the Boston Fire Department reports.

Investigators are now looking to determine... Read more

By Davida Andelman, Clarkson Street

To the Editor: As 2017 draws to a close, I ask what has changed for the better in our community?  It’s hard sometimes to come up with something positive to say.  Many accuse... Read more

Operator error was to blame for a trolley collision last week on the Mattapan High Speed Trolley line that sent 16 to the hospital with minor injuries, MBTA officials said, adding that the route will run with fewer cars until repairs are completed.... Read more

Violence and its related traumas remain a daily reality for many Bostonians, with several dozen fatal shootings every year. On the whole, police note that the most serious crimes are on the decline, but areas like Dorchester, Mattapan, and Roxbury... Read more

Boston Police are investigating the shooting death of a man who was found shot to death early this morning near the corner of Hilltop Street and Lenoxdale Avenue, just off of Granite Avenue. Boston Police say they were called to the scene near the... Read more

The family of a young man murdered at a Blue Hill Avenue gas station in 2011 is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to his killer's arrest.

Daniel Bunch, 22, was shot to death on Oct. 8, 2011 at the Mobil station in Mattapan Square... Read more

Bank robbery suspect

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force reports it's looking for a man it says held up the Metro Credit Union branch at 1071 Massachusetts Ave. around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday.

He's described... Read more

A Suffolk County grand jury on Friday indicted four people in connection with a murder on the Southeast Expressway and another in a Dorchester house: The alleged murderer and his mother, sister and a Boston cop, who are accused of trying to help him... Read more

Glendale Street fire

The Boston Fire Department reports ten people were displaced by a fire at 16 Glendale St. in Dorchester Thursday night.

Firefighters responded around 9 p.m. to the fire, which caused an estimated $250,000 in damage. There were no injuries, the... Read more

State Police arrested a Lowell woman late Monday morning after a single-car vehicle crash on William T. Morrissey Boulevard.

Sara Fogarty, 27, allegedly crashed a 2014 Lexus sedan near the intersection of Morrissey Boulevard and Tolman Street... Read more

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