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Two young men from Dorchester were held without bail on murder charges on Monday for there Jan. 14 murder of 17-year-old Chad O’Connor on Kenwood Street. The suspects— Richard Sheppard, 19, and Branden Singleton-Legget, 19, were allegedly among a... Read more

Community health centers are edging ever closer to a “funding cliff” that would severely limit their ability to provide critical local care services, and US Sen. Elizabeth Warren this week leveled a sharp critique at congressional Republicans who she... Read more

Two men from Dallas, TX face charges they went on a smash-and-grab spree in the Boston area last May that included a couple of local incidents.

Fredrick Williams, 29, and Matthew Gallagher, 32, face six counts of breaking and entering at night... Read more

(Updated Jan. 16 at 11:28 a.m.)

Boston firefighters are at the scene of a four-alarm fire that started in the basement of Codman Square Market.

Fire officials responded to 573 Washington St. at about 9:18 a.m., according the the... Read more

A man was shot to death near Codman Square early Sunday evening, police said.

Officers responded to calls of a person shot in the area of Kenwood and Washington streets at about 5:30 p.m. They found the victim, who has not been publicly... Read more

14 Evelyn St. fire

Boston firefighters responded to 14 Evelyn St. around 11 p.m. on Sunday for what turned into a two-alarm fire that displaced 14 residents and sent one firefighter to the hospital with a shoulder injury.

The Boston Fire Department reports fire... Read more

Police are dealing with a rash of armed robberies in Dorchester, with two crews of men believed to be behind five convenience store robberies since Tuesday.

“We believe these are professional crews hitting Dorchester,” said C-11 commander... Read more

Updated 11 a.m., Friday Jan. 12 -- Two people have died and one person was injured after two separate shootings in Roxbury and Dorchester on Thursday, police said.

The shootings took place within 20 minutes of each other. The Roxbury... Read more

Early report sees small gains

The issue of police body cameras moved back into the spotlight late last week when Mayor... Read more

Allston Street fire

The five-alarm fire that ripped through a Dorchester three-decker and badly damaged a neighboring dwelling late Saturday night left a family unit of 14 people homeless and caused up to $1.5 million in damages, according to the city’s Fire Department,... Read more


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