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
A Boston police officer has been found guilty of a racially-motivated attack on an Uber driver.
Michael Doherty, 43, of South Boston was off-duty when he used racial and ethnic slurs when he assaulted a 28 year-old Revere man who was driving... Read more
Our state is turning a moral corner. For decades, we have lived with a costly, ineffective, and systemically racist criminal justice system. It has stubbornly continued the tactics of the “War on Drugs.” It has drained resources from our budgets every... Read more
There has been a leadership change in District C-11, one of the police districts that cover Dorchester. Captain Steven McLaughlin has taken over as commander from Captain Tim Connolly, who has served as the district 11 captain since April 2016.... Read more