The Boston Police Department reports that after a Dorchester 16-year-old gets out of the hospital, he'll be formally charged with a variety of gun offenses for a fight at the Morton Street Walgreens in which he managed to shoot both his opponent and... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire at 74 Wildwood St. in Mattapan early Sunday morning displaced 17 residents and sent one to the hospital with a mild burn.
Firefighters responded at 4:23 a.m., the department says.
The... Read more
Through his attorney, Kevin Williams says he had no reason to murder Jose Luis Phinn Williams in a Codman Square gas station Friday night: He'd just gotten paid at his job at a... Read more
A gas-station attendant in Codman Square, and men on Mildred Avenue and Itasca Street in Mattapan were fatally shot on Saturday and Sunday, coming after another man was shot to death near Uphams Corner on Friday.
An attendant in his early 60s... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports a woman rescued from a fire at 7-9 Ranier Rd. in Mattapan tonight was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.
The department says a total of four residents were made homeless by the fire, to... Read more
Two non-profit groups have filed plans with the BPDA for a 31-unit apartment building where the B-3 police station used to be on Morton Street next to the bridge over the train tracks and nine condos nearby on Hopkins Street, which will be next to the... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man, 55, was fatally shot around 11:15 p.m. on Saturday inside 201 Manchester St., near Cedar Street.
Identified by family as Alexander Allen, the victim was a supervisor and longtime employee of Boston’s... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports two men were shot at Osceola Street and Hopewell Road around 4:24 a.m. on Sunday.
Both were taken to local hospitals, where one of the men - who was shot in the chest - died. The other victim did not suffer a... Read more
The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) will launch new planning initiatives in Mattapan and Newmarket to identify the needs and opportunities for improvements and to support long-term equitable growth and sustainability. Mayor Martin J.... Read more
The Boston Police Department says it's determined to end problems by daytime drinkers congregating outside Mattapan Square liquor stores downing the nips and single cans of beer they've just bought, and are now about a month into a crackdown that they... Read more