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A 54-year-old Dorchester man who was arrested for disorderly conduct last Friday night after going on a belligerent, racist rant against two strangers near Adams Corner could face more serious, civil rights charges, according to Boston Police.

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Pedestrian struck on Dorchester Avenue is expected to survive, police say

(Updated—Aug. 7)— A motorist struck a pedestrian on Dorchester Avenue on Friday night (Aug. 3) near Ashmont station and then fled from the scene, leaving... Read more

Boston will expand its police body camera pilot across the city “through a phased-in approach,” Mayor Martin Walsh announced Thursday afternoon, just after the... Read more

The Boston Police Deparment reports arresting Odell Sanders, 21, for the July 25 murder of Jorge Baez.

Sanders was arrested Thursday on Ellington Street, police say.... Read more

A woman was shot and injured early Tuesday morning near the corner of Park and Waldeck Streets, not far from Fields Corner, in an incident that remains under investigation by Boston Police.

The victim was "alert and conscious" when she was... Read more

Police are looking into a man found dead near the intersection of Shandon Road and American Legion Highway, near Franklin Park, on Thursday night.

An unconscious man was reported at about 6:15 p.m. near 99 Shandon Rd., police said. Officers from... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports two men were shot around 11 p.m. on Wednesday outside 138 Norfolk St., near Woodrow Avenue.

One victim, a man in his mid-20s, was declared dead at the scene; the other was taken to a local hospital with... Read more

Marking the end of an era in local law enforcement, Mayor Martin Walsh on Monday named a black officer, Superintendent-in-Chief William Gross, as the new commissioner of the 2,200-officer Boston Police Department. The appointment, the first for a... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports two men were shot at Osceola Street and Hopewell Road around 4:24 a.m. on Sunday.

Both were taken to local hospitals, where one of the men - who was shot in the chest - died. The other victim did not suffer a... Read more

A Billerica man who allegedly caused the death of 41-year-old Guy Beaubrun in a hit-and-run in Dorchester earlier this month was arraigned Wednesday, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley's office.

At his arraignment in... Read more

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