Boston and MBTA Police are stepping up patrols this week and warning the public after a flurry of street robberies targeting women that may be the work of a single, armed bandit. The incidents have all targeted women who were walking home from Red Line... Read more
Walter J. Ramos, the current vice-president of operations for the Massachusetts Hospital Association, has been hired as the new president and CEO of the Dorchester House Multi-Service Center. The board of directors for Fields Corner-based health care... Read more
Ernest Watkins IV, 14, was arraigned Monday on charges he stabbed a man to death outside the Fields Corner T stop Oct. 6.
A Dorchester District Court judge ordered him held in DYS custody without bail.
Watkins was among a... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting a 14-year-old - too young to have his name released - for the stabbing death of Cherby LaJoie, 39, on Oct. 6 at 11 Charles St.
Police say the teen stabbed LaJoie multiple times.
The Boston Police Department is investigating a triple shooting at 230 Park St. around 10 p.m., Monday, that left one victim dead.
Police said the dead victim, shot repeatedly, was pronounced dead at the scene.
The other two... Read more
A man was fatally shot in the head and a woman wounded inside the Universal Barber Shop and Hair Salon, 436 Geneva Ave. around 7:15 p.m. on Thursday.
Around 11:45 p.m., meanwhile, a person was shot in the back outside 44 Humphreys St. in Uphams... Read more
It was still in the early innings of a Saturday morning baseball game at Town Field when Jim Collyer – Dorchester’s answer to Johnny Pesky – went over to the first base line and opened up his fold-up chair. Soon after, one of the players, a five-year-... Read more