Police arrested two young men on Monday afternoon after a chaotic shooting and attempted carjacking was reported in the St. Mark’s Area just before 4:30 p.m. Police were called to the scene by witnesses whose quick relay of information led to the... Read more
The Boston Police Department says it's determined to end problems by daytime drinkers congregating outside Mattapan Square liquor stores downing the nips and single cans of beer they've just bought, and are now about a month into a crackdown that they... Read more
Holding signs, banners, and t-shirts emblazoned with pictures of lost loved ones, more than 1,000 people rallied in Fields Corner on Sunday in support of families who have lost loved ones to violence before marching through Dorchester and Roxbury on... Read more
A man in his thirties was shot to death on Tuesday morning on Evelyn Street in Mattapan. The victim was found outside of 50 Evelyn St. just after 10:30 a.m. and was rushed to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Boston Police say the... Read more
Traffic advisory: The state's Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) says it will implement various lane closures to "accommodate milling and paving work" along Morrissey Boulevard at Neponset Circle starting today— May 14. The closures will... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was found shot at 39 Hartford St., near Chamblet Street, around 2:45 a.m. on Saturday.
The man was declared dead at the scene, police say.
On Monday, the victim was identified as Dwayne Thomas,... Read more
City Council President Andrea Campbell is calling for a hearing to examine diversity in law enforcement and public safety agencies. She plans to file a hearing order at the weekly council meeting on Wed., April 25.
Campbell said in a statement... Read more
The sweeping criminal justice reform package that has been in the works for about three years on Beacon Hill could land on the governor's desk by the end of the day Wednesday.
Both branches of the Legislature plan to take votes on accepting the... Read more
Residents of Dorchester and Mattapan are familiar with the paradox: Their neighborhoods, tethered to reputations as unsafe parts of Boston, are seeing encouraging declines in numbers of serious crimes while homicides remain disproportionately... Read more