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The Boston Police Department reports a man, 55, was fatally shot around 11:15 p.m. on Saturday inside 201 Manchester St., near Cedar Street.

Identified by family as Alexander Allen, the victim was a supervisor and longtime employee of Boston’s... Read more

I-93 north and south off-ramps will also be closed during these times

The drawbridge over the Neponset River on Granite Avenue will be closed to all vehicular traffic during overnight hours on Sunday, August 12, as well as... Read more

An early-morning fire has caused major damage to a home at 550 Ashmont St. in Dorchester. Firefighters were called to the scene at 2:18 a.m. by a neighbor, according to the BFD's Twitter feed. One resident was safely evacuated. The two-alarm blaze... Read more

A 54-year-old Dorchester man who was arrested for disorderly conduct last Friday night after going on a belligerent, racist rant against two strangers near Adams Corner could face more serious, civil rights charges, according to Boston Police.

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Pedestrian struck on Dorchester Avenue is expected to survive, police say

(Updated—Aug. 7)— A motorist struck a pedestrian on Dorchester Avenue on Friday night (Aug. 3) near Ashmont station and then fled from the scene, leaving... Read more

Boston will expand its police body camera pilot across the city “through a phased-in approach,” Mayor Martin Walsh announced Thursday afternoon, just after the... Read more

The Boston Police Deparment reports arresting Odell Sanders, 21, for the July 25 murder of Jorge Baez.

Sanders was arrested Thursday on Ellington Street, police say.... Read more

A woman was shot and injured early Tuesday morning near the corner of Park and Waldeck Streets, not far from Fields Corner, in an incident that remains under investigation by Boston Police.

The victim was "alert and conscious" when she was... Read more

Police are looking into a man found dead near the intersection of Shandon Road and American Legion Highway, near Franklin Park, on Thursday night.

An unconscious man was reported at about 6:15 p.m. near 99 Shandon Rd., police said. Officers from... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports two men were shot around 11 p.m. on Wednesday outside 138 Norfolk St., near Woodrow Avenue.

One victim, a man in his mid-20s, was declared dead at the scene; the other was taken to a local hospital with... Read more

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