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Police Commissioner Ed Davis and Mayor Tom Menino vowed today to crack down on a spate of violence in certain Dorchester, Mattapan and Roxbury neighborhoods, following last night's... Read more

Boston Police report arresting a 16-year-old on charges he shot a 70-year-old woman and a 3-year-old boy inside the O.M. May Liquor store at... Read more

Boston Police relay news of a weapons cache that was seized during a search of a Morton Street home by the B-3 Drug Control Unit on Tuesday (May 12). An 18 year-old man was arrested and... Read more

Updated: A 45 year-old man was struck by a hit-and-run driver at the intersection of Dudley Street and Columbia Road on Tuesday night at 11 p.m. The victim, who has not been identified, is in “serious” condition with head trauma at... Read more

Boston Police report Julius Scott, 74, was found with a stab wound inside an apartment at 538 Talbot Ave. shortly after 7 p.m.

He was taken to Boston... Read more

A kindergarten student at the John Marshall Elementary School in Dorchester has become the first Boston Public School student diagnosed with the Swine Flu, the Reporter learned this afternoon.

The K-1 student, who was sent home... Read more

A 15 year-old student who was gunned down this morning on Dudley Street is not expected to survive his injuries, according to Boston Police.

The male teenager was found suffering from two gunshot... Read more

Boston Police report neighbors heard numerous gunshots this evening shortly before a 17-year-old was found lying on the sidewalk at... Read more

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