Public Safety

State Police report a man driving south on the northbound side of the Southeast Expressway in Dorchester around 2:30 a.m. died after crashing into a bus, a pickup and a sedan, injuring two of the drivers, but not fatally. State Police say: "The crash... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 9 Bowdoin St. for what turned into a two-alarm fire around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday. The department reports firefighters were met by heavy black smoke and fire that extended through the roof. They... Read more
Firefighter inside Morrissey Boulevard Ramada
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to the Ramada Inn, 800 Morrissey Blvd. in Dorchester, around 2:50 p.m. on Sunday for a fire on the second floor. The department declared a second alarm to bring in additional firefighters to aid in... Read more
The Massachusetts Appeals Court on Friday upheld Charles Duncan's 12-to-15 year prison sentence for raping a woman as she was walking home from the Shawmut T stop in 2018, saying he got a fair trial. The court did strike his conviction for kidnapping as... Read more
A 16-year-old girl was killed in a shooting on Sunday evening in Codman Square that left two other people with injuries. According to Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins, the victim is Jucelena Gomes, who was found suffering from a gunshot... Read more
About 2,500 additional COVID-19 vaccine or booster shot appointments will open up next week when state-sponsored sites in Lynn, Taunton and Boston's Roxbury and Fenway neighborhoods open, the Baker administration announced Tuesday. Vaccine and booster... Read more
A slahing inside the Macumba Latina men's room early one September morning was followed not long after by a man getting bashed in the head with a baseball bat from behind in a River Street parking lot frequently used by club patrons, police and the club's... Read more
Firefighter at 383 Geneva Ave.
The Boston Fire Department fire ire was showing on all three floors of 383 Geneva Ave. in Dorchester when firefighters arrived around 8:30 p.m. on Saturday. The fire was immediately escalated to a second alarm. By 9:11 p.m., firefighters had knocked... Read more
Surveillance photos of saxophone thief
The Transit Police Department is seeking the public's help to find a guy who stole a high-school student's $3,000 saxophone as she waited for an outbound Red Line train at Fields Corner last month. Police say the 16-year-old BPS student was at the Fields... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a 16-year-old student at the Henderson K-12 Inclusion School upper campus punched the principal to the ground as school let out Wednesday afternoon. Principal Patricia Lampron, who is over 60, was unconscious when a... Read more


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