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By adamg - 7/2/20 - 9:01 am

Boston Police and WCVB report a man was shot on Norfolk Street near Elmhurst Street shortly after midnight, then managed to drive a half mile to Armandine Street and Milton Avenue. Read more.

By adamg - 7/1/20 - 3:37 pm

Boston Police report officers arrested a Mattapan man on gun charges after they pulled him over for speeding at Bradshaw and Charlotte streets in Dorchester around 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 6/30/20 - 9:40 pm

In the hip, around 9:30 p.m. on Elwyn Road near Park Street. Injuries not considered life threatening. At least seven rounds fired.

By adamg - 6/30/20 - 10:56 am
Seized gun

The gun in question. Photo by BPD.

The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld a Dorchester man's conviction for illegal possession of a loaded firearm, seized when Boston police officers found him asleep in a playground outside the Oliver Wendell Holmes School, the gun tucked under his arm. Read more.

By adamg - 6/29/20 - 12:34 pm

State Police report troopers arrested two men on gun charges after the driver of the car they were in was pulled over for a busted headlight on Massachusetts Avenue near the South Bay Mall around 2 a.m. Read more.

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By adamg - 6/29/20 - 11:38 am

Shortly after 11 a.m.

By adamg - 6/28/20 - 10:47 am
Bicyclists for justice in Grove Hall

Bicyclists in Grove Hall.

Our own Ron Newman was among the participants in yesterday's Ride for Black Lives from White Stadium to Nubian Square.

By adamg - 6/26/20 - 9:55 am
Fireworks remains in Dorchester

A peeved citizen files a 311 complaint to have the city clean up the remains of a fireworks show last night at Mother's Rest Park at Four Corners in Dorchester.

By adamg - 6/25/20 - 9:11 am

The Dorchester Reporter clucks about eggs being laid right in Fields Corner.

By adamg - 6/23/20 - 9:08 am
Thane Street crime scene

Crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Update: Victim identified as Malik Gabbidon, 19, of Jamaica Plain.

Boston Police report a man was shot around 1:50 a.m. at 26 Thane St. in Dorchester. He was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Boston murders in 2020.

By adamg - 6/21/20 - 3:29 pm
Overturned truck on I-93 northbound

Truck's journey suddenly ends in Dorchester.

Live Boston reports that just before midnight, a tractor trailer headed north on I-93 flipped over near the Morrissey Boulevard exit. The driver was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 6/21/20 - 3:18 pm
Protest outside the mayor's house

Protesters outside the mayor's house. Photo by Live Boston.

Cicia Lee reports on a protest outside Marty Walsh's Lower Mills home at 6 this morning by people who want to defund Boston Police. Read more.

By adamg - 6/20/20 - 10:24 am
Fireworks seized in Grove Hall

A selection of seized fireworks.

Boston Police report seizing "a large quantity of fireworks" on Dacia Street in Grove Hall last night. Read more.

By adamg - 6/19/20 - 8:51 pm

A small group of Trump supporters protested at an event to commemorate the end of slavery today at Town Field Park in Fields Corner. They were drowned out and the Juneteenth speakers continued their speeches. One of the Trumpies was escorted away by police. Read more.

By adamg - 6/16/20 - 11:41 am

G Fredo may be charged as part of a vicious gang, but he wore a face mask in recent videos.

Federal agents and Boston and State Police yesterday started rounding up alleged members of the Norton/Olney/Barry Gang, whom they accuse of being a full-service gang that, when not busy shooting rivals, dealing drugs, pimping women and robbing people at gunpoint, made lots of rap videos, often featuring scenes from the neighborhood, sometimes on rival turf as a way to taunt other gangs. Read more.

By adamg - 6/14/20 - 7:19 pm

Wheatland Avenue scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Calvin Boykins, 28.

Boston Police report a man was shot to death inside 82 Wheatland Ave. in Dorchester on Saturday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 6/13/20 - 10:06 pm

Shortly before 10 p.m. on Washington Street between Fairmount and Fuller streets. A car was also found with a window shot out there.

By adamg - 6/8/20 - 1:12 pm

The Boston City Council voted 12-0 last week to support a resolution condemning police brutality against minorities and racial profiling. Read more.

By adamg - 6/7/20 - 11:49 pm

Several shots, shortly before 11:45 p.m. on Mascot Street near Dumas Street. One car hit.

By adamg - 6/5/20 - 10:34 pm

In the hand, on Norton Street between Bowdoin and Inwood streets, shortly before 10:30 p.m.

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