Public Safety

It isn’t a shock that communities like Dorchester and Mattapan continue to be one of the last communities to receive bike related amenities. As a person who lives in Mattapan and a person who works for an organization (Mattapan Food & Fitness... Read more
The Supreme Judicial Court on Thursday ordered records related to a Dorchester man's arrest on marijuana-possession charges in 2003 and 2006 permanently deleted from court and criminal databases, under a state law that allows for "expungement" of such... Read more
Three people were shot— two fatally— at a three-decker home at 26 Melbourne St. early on Sunday morning (Sept. 4). Boston Police were called to the scene around 3 a.m. According to NBC10 Boston, one person died at the scene and a second person was... Read more
A person was shot and killed on Van Winkle Street in Dorchester on Wednesday afternoon. According to Boston Police, the male victim was hit by gunfire just after 5 p.m. near Dorchester Avenue and the dead-end side street near Ashmont station. "On arrival... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot at Blue Hill Avenue and Westview Street around 5:40 p.m. on Saturday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died. Anybody with information can call homicide detectives at (617) 343-4470 or contact... Read more
Mayor Wu on continuing her support for Arroyo: 'We’ll see how this story evolves.' A bombshell story in the Boston Globe that outlined past allegations of sexual assault involving Boston City Councillor Ricardo Arroyo has roiled the already hotly... Read more
A Suffolk Superior Court jury on Wednesday convicted Shawn McClinton for raping and beating a woman in the men's room of the Codman Square McDonald's in 2018, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. McClinton, who faces a possible life... Read more
A state trooper acquitted last year on assault-and-battery charges for a 2018 fight outside Dorchester's Dorset Hall that left a woman with a broken leg is suing State Police for back pay and lost benefits for the 26 months he was on unpaid suspension... Read more
The current posting system for Massachusetts ocean beaches is fundamentally flawed and needs to be fixed Last week, Save the Harbor/Save the Bay issued a report on beach postings on the Metropolitan Region’s ocean beaches owned by the Commonwealth and... Read more
Are you a commuter who uses the Red Line to get home on weekday nights? If so, plan accordingly. Shuttle buses will replace Red Line train service between JFK-UMass and Braintree for several days in August while the MBTA does track maintenance. The MBTA... Read more


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