A coyote spent a good part of Thursday morning sauntering around the area of Blue Hill Avenue and Walk Hill Street. Read more
“I’m a very decent guy. I’m not a criminal.”
The suspect, handcuffed and surrounded by a half-dozen plainclothes Boston cops, didn’t look like a menacing sort. He could have been any middle-aged hump heading back from a long day laying down floor shine or hanging sheetrock, his jeans and sweatshirt still stained with Thursday on this early Friday morning. In that scenario, he was almost there.
But then he made a bad decision. Read more
State Police report three suspects in a shooting at Southampton Street and Massachusetts Avenue Wednesday evening jumped into a car and tried to flee south - only to be pursued by Boston police officers and state troopers, who managed to box them in and arrest them. Read more
Police responding to a report of a gunshot at 14 Lyndhurst St. around 11 a.m., Wednesday, found a 23-year-old man shot to the head.
He was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Oct. 17, 2012
In a meeting at the Vietnamese-American Community Center in Dorchester on Monday, neighborhood residents and community leaders ask for help with the recent increase in crime around Fields Corner. Report for BNN News by Luke Jones. Aired October 16, 2012.
Ernest Watkins IV, 14, was arraigned Monday on charges he stabbed a man to death outside the Fields Corner T stop Oct. 6. Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting a 14-year-old - too young to have his name released - for the stabbing death of Cherby LaJoie, 39, on Oct. 6 at 11 Charles St.
Police say the teen stabbed LaJoie multiple times.
Oct. 6, 2012
The three-family home at 9 Inwood St. appeared to reflect on the outside the alleged drug activity that was going on inside.
The bank-owned house’s roof needed work. The porch was in disrepair. A shopping cart was parked on the property, and below the damaged siding, weeds were in abundance.
Next door, a grassy lot was filled with tires, paint cans, and shards of glass.
A year ago, the city’s Inspectional Services Department moved to condemn the alleged crack house, which also functioned as an illegal rooming house. Read more
(4:14 p.m.) - UPDATE: The Granite Avenue drawbridge is back down, according to a Massachusetts Department of Transportation spokesman.
The bridge spent an hour in the upright position due to one of its "locking pins" sliding out of place. The bridge's pins have been reset, the spokesman said.
(3:35 p.m.) — The Granite Avenue drawbridge over the Neponset River is currently closed— presenting a potential traffic headache for Friday afternoon commuters. The bridge- which is right off the expressway at exit 11B- is stuck in the upright position.
State Police blocked traffic from exiting the southeast expressway at Exit 11B. Mass DOT officials say inspectors are en route to the scene and that State Police and Boston Police will assist with traffic.
An eyewitness says that the safety gates have blocking traffic from passing over the bridge since about 3 p.m. Read more