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Cambidge and MBTA Transit police today charged John B. Dysart, 27, with attacking two women after they left the Central Square Red Line stop last week and with open and gross lewdness on MBTA buses in Dorchester and Brighton. Dysart was charged with... Read more
Boston Police report arresting Omay Tavares, 20, last night on murder charges. Police say Tavares repeatedly shot George Thompson at 87 Rosseter St. on Jan. 7. Tavares will be arraigned Tuesday in Dorchester District Court.
Boston Police report arresting Nigel A. Nichols, 24, of Brockton today in connection with the slayings of three people outside a party 41 Mt. Ida Road on March 29, 2009. Nichols is charged with being an accessory after the fact to murder and is scheduled... Read more
Robbery suspectBoston Police are appealing to the public to help identify a man they believe may be responsible for a string of armed robberies, including one last week on Morrissey Boulevard. Detectives say the man pictured here during a Jan. 2 robbery... Read more
A new report on the impacts of the H1N1 flu virus in Boston indicates that Dorchester was hit hard by last year’s outbreak, which sickened a disproportionate amount of people of color in the city last year. “This study is proof positive that we can... Read more
Boston Police report a man was shot in the arm following an argument outside the Store 24, 1886 Dorchester Ave. in Peabody Square around 12:20 a.m. on Saturday. Police are looking for two men who ran in the direction of Fields Corner. The suspects may... Read more
Boston Police say that when a Callender Street resident found a sawed-off shotgun in her children's bedroom Saturday, she immediately called police - who arrested her 19-year-old son. Christian Delgado, 19, was charged with unlawful possession of a... Read more
Boston Police report officers on patrol around 4:30 this morning spotted four males beating up a fifth at Savin Hill Avenue and Tuttle Street. Police say the four took the victim's cell phone and wallet and left him with facial cuts and bruises. Officers... Read more
Boston Police relay news of what is evidently the first murder of the new year 2010: A 25 year-old man shot to death Friday morning on Geneva Ave.
Boston Police report that Express Stop Market, 124 Harvard St., was held up by somebody with a gun this afternoon.


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