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Two men were arraigned this morning in connection to the shooting death of a 15-year-old boy on a Dorchester street last summer. Curtis Ashford was fatally injured when a gunman— allegedly Zontre Mack, 19, of Canton— pulled up in a car and opened fire on... Read more
Two men and a woman were arrested earlier this week during a raid on a River Street apartment in which federal, state and local investigators found 100 pounds of fentanyl powder and pills, three industrial pill-press machines and numerous sealed Priority... Read more
A recent guest speaker at Madison Park Vocational and Technical High School had two 9mm firearms stolen out of his personal car while it was parked on school property. On the date of the incident, Friday, Nov. 18, the car was parked in the Madison Park... Read more
A federal judge this week sentenced Omari Peterson, 39, to 66 months in federal prison following his guilty plea to one count of possession of cocaine and crack with intent to distribute and and two counts of being a felon in possession of firearms and... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports two people were shot, one fatally, at 10 Orlando St. in Mattapan around 9:10 p.m. on Sunday, followed by another person shot at 92 Westview St. in Franklin Field around 9:40 p.m. Boston Police say the victim who died... Read more
Boston Police are asking for the public's help to identify a young woman who was found dead in a historic cemetery near Codman Square on Monday night. Police say the woman's pronounced dead at the scene after her body was spotted in the Codman Burying... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot at the Celebrity Cuts barbershop, 145 Washington St. at Glenarm Street, around 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Police say the man was declared dead at the scene. This is the fourth murder since Friday in... Read more
The Boston Police Department reportss a woman was shot to death at 40 Fairlawn Ave., in the SoMa Apartments complex off Cummins Highway and Richmere Road in Mattapan, shortly after 4:40 a.m. The woman was declared dead at the scene. Anybody with... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports that a man who was found shot in the head at 39 Baird St. around 1 a.m. on Saturday was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The initial call to police was for a fight.
Three people were shot on Geneva Avenue at Bowdoin Street around 8:50 p.m. on Sunday. NBC Boston reports a woman, shot in the head, was declared dead at the scene. Another victim, a man, was shot in the chest. One of the victims was found inside the Star... Read more


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