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A man was shot on Ashmont Street near the intersection of Ocean Street on Wednesday morning, police said.

The call came in at 9:52 a.m. for a male shot, according to police spokeswoman Myeshia Henderson, and the victim was transported to an... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports a man, believed to be in his 30s, was shot around at 1357 Blue Hill Ave., at Walk Hill Street, around 6:30 p.m. on Monday.

He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Boston Police report arresting one of the three men they say used a sledgehammer and crow bar to smash their way into Ester, 2261 Dorchester Ave. in Lower Mills early Sunday.

Police say that after breaking in around 5:30 a.m., the three, all... Read more

Jakyres McKinney, 25, was ordered held without bail at his arraignment Monday on charges he fatally shot Javoni Boyd, 19, at 165 Delhi St. in Mattapan on June 13.

Boyd leaves two... Read more

A Suffolk Superior Court jury on Friday acquitted Brian McElhinney, 24, on a charge of manslaughter for the 2016 death of Brian Hingston of Quincy on Adams Street, the... Read more

A former Dorchester resident who federal law enforcement official say stole hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax refund money using identity theft pled guilty to the scheme in a Boston courtroom this week.

Junior Alberto Lopez, 32, a... Read more

Almost every neighborhood in Boston has that nightmare property – the house that sags under the weight of burned-out beams, seems ready to blow over in a stiff... Read more

The yellow siding was gone. The two chimneys were gone. The only distinctive exterior marker remaining at 45 Alban St. last week was the front porch, its delicate white columns intact as workers busied themselves on the stripped shell of the late 19th... Read more

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