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Fire on Marie Street

Boston firefighters responded at 4 a.m. to 8 Marie St., near Ronan Park, for what turned into a six-alarm fire that damaged four three-deckers on Marie and Fox streets, causing an estimated $2.5 million in damage.

No residents were hurt; one... Read more

Boston Police have charged a 29 year-old Dorchester man with murder for a brazen shooting on Granite Avenue that police say followed a traffic dispute near the McDonald's restaurant on the afternoon of April 13. The victim, Joey DeBarros, 21, was shot... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports a man in his 20s was shot around outside the McDonald's at 511 Gallivan Blvd. on Thursday.

He was transported to Boston Medical Center, where we was pronounced dead, police say.

The Boston Police Department reports arresting a Dorchester man who was helping somebody who'd just been shot run away from the area of Columbia Road and Glendale Street Wednesday evening.

Police say officers on patrol saw flashes from guns and... Read more

State Police report a Dorchester resident who sparked a search of the Charles River Thursday morning was found safe later in the morning at South Shore Hospital in Weymouth.

State troopers in boats searched the Charles River for Tamika Danielle... Read more

College Bound Dorchester reports one of its employees is recovering after being shot at its 222 Bowdoin St. location around 3 p.m. on Thursday.

In a statement... Read more

State law enforcement officials have the "inherent" authority to arrest and hold immigrants scheduled for deportation, a Department of Justice attorney argued in court on Tuesday.

The Supreme Judicial Court has called into question... Read more

Neighbors remaining ‘vigilant’ on next move

A controversial proposal to convert a three-decker at 96 Milton Ave. into a... Read more

A new community service officer will take over duties from retiring Sgt. John Burns, the C-11 district’s longest-serving sergeant, who is leaving the post after 22 years.

Sgt. Brian Dunford, a Dorchester native, has “the perfect traits and... Read more

Feds threats called ‘fear-monering’

In response to the top national law enforcement official vowing to hold back funds from cities that flout federal immigration law, the Massachusetts attorney general accused U.S. Attorney... Read more

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