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

Three juveniles were arrested by State Police on Tuesday after they allegedly jumped off an expressway bridge into the Neponset River during the afternoon commute.

Motorists traveling on I-93 -including a State Police captain -... Read more

Every now and then you will hear someone ask the question, where do all these firearms come from? Finding guns on the district is like going Easter egg hunting. They can turn up anywhere – on a pile of rock, in a snow bank, in a garage, in a back... Read more

Three juveniles were arrested Monday evening after they allegedly beat a man near the JFK-UMass MBTA station. The Boston Police bicycle unit, returning from duty at the Boston Marathon, made the arrests- with a major assist from a helpful witness who... Read more

Boston Police detectives probing the death of a 46 year-old man, who was found outside a home on Hilltop Street on Tuesday morning, do not believe that foul play was involved.
Elaine Driscoll, a spokesperson for the BPD, tells the Reporter that... Read more

City Councillor Michael Flaherty has picked up the official endorsement of the city's firefighters union, Local 718. The campaign made the announcement on Friday afternoon, a day after Flaherty... Read more

Nearly a month after an evening shootout sent bullets buzzing through a typically peaceful Columbia-Savin Hill sidestreet, Boston Police returned to the scene last night and arrested two men while executing a search warrant.

A Dorchester man today admitted that he gunned down a rival outside a Norton St. baby shower in January 2008. Ryan Gillespie, 24, was set to go on trial today for the slaying of Joseph Clarke, 23. Instead, Gillespie pled guilty to voluntary... Read more

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