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Firefighters inside Corona Street three decker
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to Corona Street, off Geneva Avenue for a fire on first- and second-floor porches that extended into the rest of the building, around 5:25 p.m. on Saturday The department reports the fire displaced... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports detectives arrested a man with "a sizeable kitchen-style knife" just as he was reaching into the cash register of the Pleasant View Market on Savin Hill Avenue at Pleasant Street Thursday afternoon. Police say the... Read more
Surveillance photo of bank robber
The FBI's Violent Crimes Task Force is looking for the guy they say held up the Santander Bank branch at 780 Gallivan Blvd around 2:45 p.m. on Jan. 24. He's described as short, with a light complexion. If he looks familiar, contact Trooper Traister at 857... Read more
State Police report a man driving south on the northbound side of the Southeast Expressway in Dorchester around 2:30 a.m. died after crashing into a bus, a pickup and a sedan, injuring two of the drivers, but not fatally. State Police say: "The crash... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 9 Bowdoin St. for what turned into a two-alarm fire around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. The department reports firefighters were met by heavy black smoke and fire that extended through the roof. They... Read more
Firefighter inside Morrissey Boulevard Ramada
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to the Ramada Inn, 800 Morrissey Blvd. in Dorchester, around 2:50 p.m. on Sunday for a fire on the second floor. The department declared a second alarm to bring in additional firefighters to aid in... Read more
The Massachusetts Appeals Court on Friday upheld Charles Duncan's 12-to-15 year prison sentence for raping a woman as she was walking home from the Shawmut T stop in 2018, saying he got a fair trial. The court did strike his conviction for kidnapping as... Read more
A 16-year-old girl was killed in a shooting on Sunday evening in Codman Square that left two other people with injuries. According to Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins, the victim is Jucelena Gomes, who was found suffering from a gunshot... Read more
About 2,500 additional COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot appointments will open up next week when state-sponsored sites in Lynn, Taunton and Boston's Roxbury and Fenway neighborhoods open, the Baker administration announced Tuesday. Vaccine and booster... Read more
A slahing inside the Macumba Latina men's room early one September morning was followed not long after by a man getting bashed in the head with a baseball bat from behind in a River Street parking lot frequently used by club patrons, police and the club's... Read more


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