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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
A new WBUR-Dorchester Reporter-The Boston Foundation poll shows a majority of Boston voters think the conditions on the MBTA are generally safe. But many say there is room for improvement after a series of recent accidents. In just the past five weeks,... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was stabbed on Virginia Road near Dudley Street around 6:40 p.m. on Sunday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died.
The owners of Macumba Latina on River Street in Mattapan Square say they have stopped Thursday-night events that were heavily promoted in Brockton following a July incident in which River Street was shut by knots of people throwing punches at each other... Read more
The second car of a slow-moving, six-car Red Line train derailed on Tuesday morning. A T spokesman said the car on the southbound train derailed at Broadway Station at about 9:45 a.m. "and made contact with the edge of the platform." There were no... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a woman and a man were shot at 240 Westview St. in the Franklin Field development around 9 p.m. on Saturday Both were taken to local hospitals. The woman died, the man is in stable condition, police said. There was a... Read more
Editor's Note: Mr. Filipi was reportedly located by BPD on Mon., Sept. 20. The Boston Police Department issued an appeal to the public to help locate a 78-year-old man who was last seen on Granite Avenue on Saturday morning. In a post at,... Read more
State workers over the weekend demolished rusted stairs which were located near the JFK/UMass MBTA station and the focus of a death investigation. David K. Jones, a Boston University professor, fell to his death from the stairs on Saturday, Sept. 11.... Read more


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