The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 6 Brookvale St., off Dorchester Avenue, around 9 a.m. on Sunday for a fire that displaced seven residents and Gordo the cat. One resident and one firefighter were taken to the hospital,... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 63 Waldeck St. in Dorchester around 8:25 a.m. for an attic fire. There were no injuries, but the fire displaced six, the department says, estimating damage at $100,000. The cause is under... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports it is looking for two men it says held up the Great Wok, 1284 Massachusetts Ave. in Edward Everett Square, at gunpoint shortly before 1 a.m. on Tuesday. According to police: "One of the suspects was wearing all black... Read more
State Police report Curtis Raper, 43, of Dorchester, died Sunday after crashing a Jet Ski into "a sailboat that was stationary and attached to a mooring" around 4:30 p.m. State Police say he was rushed to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports that two teens were shot at 46 Wildwood St., on the Dorchester side of Morton Street, around 4:40 p.m. on Sunday. Both were taken to local hospitals, where they were pronounced dead. On Aug. 6 last year, Aquil Mohammad... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot at 25 Regis Rd. in Mattapan shortly before 2 a.m. on Sunday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot to death inside 82 Wheatland Ave. on Saturday afternoon. Police say officers responded to the three decker there around 4 p.m. and found a man in a hallway with gunshot wounds. He was declared dead at... Read more
The next major change of the COVID-19 era will come to Massachusetts today, when a range of businesses can reopen or expand their operations with the beginning of Phase 2 in the Baker administration's phased reopening plan. Restaurants can start outdoor... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports five people were shot around 11:55 p.m. on Wednesday at 5 Ames St., between Ames Way and Westview Street, in the Franklin Field development. Boston EMS transported the victims to three different hospitals. Boston... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot outside 45 Bellevue St. around 7 p.m. on Saturday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.