A bruising battle at the Avenue Tavern in Mattapan Square that sent three to the hospital on March 6 was due to some "older kids" trying to re-assert their authority in the neighborhood after 8 1/2 years in prison, a bar manager told the Boston... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting a local man on carjacking charges Monday morning - after Quincy police picked him up following a failed carjacking.
Police say Roger Gray, 23, entered a Sovereign Bank branch at 1617... Read more
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... Read more
Issues surrounding what many claim is one of the most dangerous intersections in Dorchester may soon be resolved after it was announced this week that nearly $1 million in state funding is being designated to redesign streets in Dorchester and Milton... Read more
The state Supreme Judicial Court on Monday took away former House Speaker Thomas Finneran's law license, citing his pleading guilty to obstruction of justice charges in 2007.
"[Finneran]'s misconduct implicates both the integrity of the judicial... Read more
Boston Police report finding the bodies of a man and a woman in an apartment on Fairlawn Avenue before 9 a.m. today.
A Suffolk Superior Court jury today convicted Brian Lee, 45, first-degree murder for the 2006 death of his father, Edward Lee, in his Mattapan home, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Judge John Cratsley quickly pronounced... Read more
A two-alarm fire that broke out shortly before 7 p.m. did an estimated $400,000 damage to a single-family home at 83 Blake St., the Boston Fire Department reports.
The department says a fireplace fire escaped the chimney and set the... Read more