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Boston Police are investigating an incident it has classified as aggravated assault where a female student reportedly provoked a fight with another female student and then deployed a Taser stun gun during the affray at the Henderson Upper School on May 19... Read more
The Boston Police Department report a man was fatally stabbed at 4 Beauford Lane, off Dacia Street, shortly before 9 p.m. on Monday. He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Anybody with information can contact homicide detectives... Read more
Several businesses along Dorchester Avenue have been hit hard by a wave of graffiti targeting their properties in recent weeks, an uptick that is prompting at least one company to re-consider its plans to open for business. The rash of “tagging” has been... Read more
Cat getting oxygen at Sargent Street fire
The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 4 Sargent St. for what they declared a two-alarm fire as soon as they got there, around 3:45 p.m. on Friday Firefighters attack fire. Photo by BFD: The department reports two residents had to... Read more
A 48-year-old man was shot by a Boston Police Department (BPD) officer in Dorchester early Saturday morning around 2:40 a.m., after the man allegedly stabbed another officer in the middle of Glendale Street – a side-street off of Hancock Street. Two... Read more
Leedsville Street fire
Boston firefighters responded to 21 Leedsville St., between Adams Street and Dorchester Avenue around 9:45 p.m. on Saturday, for a two-alarm fire that jumped to the houses on either side. Two firefighters were injured, the Boston Fire Department reports.... Read more
Lily Handy entered her freshman year at Boston Arts Academy (BAA), which has been in Fields Corner on Charles Street for the last several years, with the highest of expectations three years ago. The most recent in a long line of family members who had... Read more
Half naked man sought for Red Line incident
The Transit Police Department is looking for a man it says got on the Red Line at Ashmont around 10:50 a.m. on April 21, took off his pants and underwear and proceeded to "commit a lewd act." Police add "this was done in full view of other passengers... Read more
Deering Road fire
The Boston Fire Department reports two adults and two children had to be taken to a local hospital from a fire at 115 Deering Rd. in Mattapan Sunday morning. The department reports firefighters responded shortly after 10 p.m. to a fire that consumed the... Read more
Transit Police said Tuesday "there is no evidence, credible or otherwise, to suggest the MBTA system is a potential target," following an attack at a Brooklyn subway stop by a man wearing a gas mask who threw smoke bombs, then opened fire. But just in... Read more


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