Court upholds use of gun as evidence against robbery suspect found walking in the rain early one morning in Clam Point
The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled Tuesday that Boston police officers did nothing wrong when they searched a man walking through Dorchester's Clam Point early one morning right after a nearby gas station had been robbed at gunpoint, so prosecutors can... Read more
Two murdered in separate incidents on Saturday The victim in a fatal stabbing on Saturday morning near Franklin Park has been identified as a 17-year-old boy. Boston Police have issued an arrest warrant for Omara Shears, a 44-year-old Boston man whom they... Read more
Boston firefighters responded to a two-family house at 69 Floyd St. around 9:05 a.m. on Friday for what turned into a three-alarm fire that extended across all the floors of the house.
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot at 37 Almont St. in Mattapan shortly after 3 a.m. on Saturday. He was declared dead at the scene. On Aug. 2, a man was charged with brandishing a gun during a football game at Almont Park. On July 19,... Read more
One woman was killed and five other people were wounded during an overnight shooting in Dorchester's Franklin Field development. Boston Police report that officers from Area B-3 responded to the scene outside 27 Irma St. around 12:30 a.m. to find an adult... Read more
Amid reports of a spike in violent crime nationally, Boston’s streets have remained relatively peaceful this summer, with reports of crimes in all major categories down significantly over the same time frame last year. Overall, according to statistics... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports a former pizza place at 205 Bowdoin St. in Dorchester caught fire early this morning. Firefighters responded around 3:45 a.m. The department reports injuries but did not provide details.
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 115 Adams St. around 11 a.m. for what turned into a two-alarm fire. One firefighter suffered a minor injury and one resident was taken to a local hospital for observation, the department reports... Read more
The Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that a man convicted of fatally shooting Nicholas Fomby-Davis, 14, on Bowdoin Street - as his friend held the teen - got a fair trial and that police did nothing wrong in the way they questioned him, but that his... Read more
The Boston Police Department report arresting Michael Leoney, 58, of Dorchester, on charges he used a hammer to smash the shin of a senior citizen on Columbia Road at Washington Street on the afternoon of June 20. Leoney lives at 131 Washington St., about... Read more