Public Safety

One-man crime spree gets 18-20 years

A Waltham man with a long criminal record pleaded guilty to a series of crimes over the course of one night across Dorchester last fall.  Read more

Teen charged with beating women, shooting one in face at Franklin Field

A teen too young to have his name released is charged with beating two women and then shooting one of them in the face at the Dorchester housing complex, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office says. An accomplice was also charged.  Read more

Bloody night: Five shot, four hacked with machete, two dead

Boston Police report four people were shot in a single incident around 3:50 a.m. on Sunday and that one of the victims died.  Read more

Police: AJ Wright worker caught selling heroin in the store

An employee of AJ Wright, 500 Geneva Ave., faces numerous charges after her arrest yesterday for allegedly selling a customer some heroin in a store fitting room.  Read more

Three charged after botched home invasion

Boston Police report arresting three men following an attempted home invasion at 9 Carson St. Monday afternoon.  Read more

Man stabbed repeatedly, in critical condition

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man on charges he stabbed another man repeatedly on Inwood Street in Dorchester early this morning.  Read more

Dorchester man, 27, injured in plunge at the zoo

State Police say Arnold Milfort, 27, of Dorchester, sustained serious injuries yesterday when he climbed a fence and then fell 30 feet into a gorilla pen that had been refashioned to look like a lion's den for a movie.  Read more

Fatal shooting at Dorchester YMCA

Boston police say a 19-year-old was shot inside the Dorchester Y at 776 Washington St. late Saturday night.  Read more

Man gets life for murdering mother of four

A Suffolk Superior Court jury yesterday convicted Jose Torres, 26, for the strangulation and slashing death of Melissa Santiago in her 689 Washington St. apartment in March, 2008.  Read more

Second murder in two days

Boston Police report two people were shot in a car at 105 Norwell Street Tuesday evening.  Read more