Public Safety

Early morning shooting injures two

The Boston Police Department reports two people werre shot around 2:45 this morning at 21 Levant St.  Read more

Pets die when child sets house on fire while playing with matches

The Boston Fire Department reports a child playing with matches at 24-26 Hopkins St. started a fire around 4:30 p.m. on Saturday that did an estimated $75,000 damage.  Read more

14-year-old shot to death on Cummins Highway

Boston Police report the teenager was murdered around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday (Feb. 10) in front of 619 Cummins Highway.  Read more

Man charged with Mattapan carjacking

The Boston Police Department reports arresting a local man on carjacking charges Monday morning - after Quincy police picked him up following a failed carjacking.  Read more

Dorchester teen wanted for multiple stabbings arrested in Revere manhunt

Massachusetts State Police report capturing Darius Young, 16, wanted for stabbing three women and a girl on 21 Roseclair St. on Feb. 3.  Read more

Teen sought for five stabbings

The Boston Police Department is looking for Darius D. Young, 15, whom they say has stabbed five people in two incidents.  Read more

Two-alarm fire leaves 13 homeless

The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire caused by a discarded cigarette forced 13 residents of 11 Althea St. into the cold around 7:30 this morning.

Nobody was injured in the fire, sparked by a cigraette on the third-flooor porch, the department says, adding the fire caused roughly $150,000 in damage.

B-3 Police officer in Prof. Gates controversy is terminated

The Boston Police Department announced today it has terminated Justin Barrett, an Area B-3 officer who sent a mass e-mail last year with racially derogatory terms about Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates.

Police Commissioner Ed Davis said in a statement he could not allow somebody like Barrett to remain on the force:  Read more

C-11 police issue alert after attempted assault at Shawmut station

By 
Staff
Feb. 4, 2010

Boston Police at Dorchester's Area C-11 issued a "citizen alert" today after a reported indecent assault and battery yesterday (Feb. 3) morning near Shawmut MBTA station.  Read more

Police seek man for indecent assault near Shawmut T stop

The Boston Police Department reports it is looking for a man who exposed himself to a woman on Centre Street around 5:30 a.m. Wednesday and then grabbed her buttocks.  Read more