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Earlier suspect jailed, released; family asks why no apology

(Updated— Wed., April 10, 1:40 p.m.) — A 26-year-old Dorchester man was charged on Tuesday with killing Codman Square gas station worker Jose Williams during an armed... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports that this time they're sure they have the man who murdered Jose Luis Phinn Williams as he worked at a Codman Square gas... Read more

Mattapan trolley riders call for infrastructure repairs and new vehicles

MBTA officials have asked for input from residents about their current plan for the future of the Ashmont-Mattapan trolley line — and they got it on Wednesday evening at... Read more

At a vigil for Jassy Correia Thursday night, attendees — who ranged from family members to neighborhood folks who came to offer support for the family — held candles outside St. Peter's teen center and remembered Correia's life.

"She's a... Read more

A three-alarm fire blazed through the third floor of a Columbia Road building on Wednesday morning.

The top floor of a three-decker above Restaurant Laura at 688 Columbia Rd. was reported aflame by motorists who spotted the smoke. Firefighters... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot at 12 Greenwood St., near Ellington Street, shortly before 3 a.m. on Saturday. He was declared dead at the scene.

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Updated Feb. 28, 11:33 a.m.

Police have arrested a suspect and recovered a body in the kidnapping case of 23-year-old Jassy Correia. Providence Police arrested 32-year-old Louis D. Coleman III, whom police say is the man seen in... Read more

Topliff Street fir

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 60 Topliff St., near Homes Avenue, around 1:45 a.m. on Friday for what turned into a two-alarm fire that caused an estimated $400,000 in damage.... Read more

Traffic experts have long deemed Los Angeles and Washington, where roadways are crowded for most of the day, as the cities with the most agonizing driving delays. But one report that dug down into a specific metric found that Boston might be the worst... Read more

A manager at Dorset Hall, 367 Neponset Ave., says the restaurant has taken several steps to keep sometimes boisterous patrons from disturbing residents of nearby homes at closing time.

Her comments came at a Boston Licensing Board hearing on... Read more


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