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By adamg - 9/24/22 - 10:13 am

Joshua Teixeira was only 2 when Nardo Lopes fatally stabbed Bobby Mendes in 1995, setting off years of murderous violence in Dorchester's Cape Verdean community. Read more.

By adamg - 9/23/22 - 9:34 am

The Dorchester Reporter previews tomorrow's Open Streets festival, the third non-Newbury shutdown this year of a street to motorized vehicles for part of a day.

By adamg - 9/20/22 - 3:09 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dorchester man and a teen too young to have his name released on gun charges following a "large fight" on Bullard Street Monday night. Read more.

By adamg - 9/19/22 - 1:09 pm

Boston Police report officers responding to a report of gunfire on Hannon Street near Norfolk Street Sunday night arrested an Everett man after a foot chase when he ditched his car near Stanton Street and tried to run away with a loaded gun in his hand. Read more.

By adamg - 9/14/22 - 9:15 pm

The Dorchester Reporter reports on the incident around 1:50 p.m., says the 14-year-old Boston Latin School student landed between the rails and that the train did not hit him head on. Read more.

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By adamg - 9/12/22 - 11:22 am

The signboards along the Expressway say drivers should expect delays between 1 and 3 p.m. today as the president arrives in town for his "cancer moonshot" speech at the JFK Library.

Only thing is the speech is at 4 p.m. And then the officials White House schedule says he'll be staying in town for a Democratic National Committee reception at 6 p.m. We'll go out on a limb and assume that's not at the neighboring Bayside DoubleTree, so that probably means a motorcade somewhere downtown or in the Back Bay. And then he departs Boston at 7:10 p.m., which means still more traffic issues as he gets taken to Logan.

By adamg - 9/10/22 - 2:58 pm

Adam Myerson reports:

Someone stole our @CityOfBoston food waste bin off the curb overnight. Literally took the bag of food waste out of the bin and left it on our trash and made off with the special small green bin we got from the city.

By adamg - 9/9/22 - 4:21 pm

Transit Police report arresting a Dorchester woman after allegedly she tried to end an argument about how long two people were taking in the restroom at the Ashmont Red Line station by decking them. Read more.

By adamg - 9/9/22 - 9:33 am

President Biden comes to town Monday to announce a "cancer moonshot" program at the JFK Library - and UMass Boston is moving classes to online for the day. Read more.

By adamg - 9/8/22 - 11:17 am

The Supreme Judicial Court today ordered records related to a Dorchester man's arrest on marijuana-possession charges in 2003 and 2006 permanently deleted from court and criminal databases, under a state law that allows for "expungement" of such records for what are now legal activities. Read more.

By adamg - 9/6/22 - 11:45 pm

Liz Miranda defeated a field that included fellow state Rep. Nika Elugardo and former 2nd Suffolk Sen. Dianne Wilkerson, in the Democratic primary for the seat Sonia Chang-Diaz gave up to run for governor.

By adamg - 9/6/22 - 3:11 pm
Wet turkey

Welcome to Dot spotted these drenched, bedraggled turkeys on the Harborwalk near the JFK Library in Dorchester on this, our second straight day of rain.

By adamg - 9/4/22 - 10:36 am

Victims identified as Tefan Ivy, 32, of Brockton and Jermaine Daye, 23, of Randolph.

Boston Police report that three men were shot outside 26 Melbourne St. in Dorchester around 3 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/22 - 2:20 pm

City Councilors Erin Murphy and Frank Baker, both of whom have had close relatives deal with drug problems, say one solution to the resurgence of drug problems at Mass and Cass could be to force people into locked treatment facilities. Read more.

By adamg - 9/1/22 - 9:17 am
Van Winkle crime scene

Van Winkle crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Keondre Roberts, 25.

Boston Police report a man was shot outside 7 Van Winkle St. in Dorchester around 5:05 p.m. on Wednesday. Read more.

By adamg - 8/31/22 - 9:54 pm

A Suffolk Superior Court judge today sentenced Shawn McClinton to 25 to 30 years in state prison following his conviction for beating a woman in the women's room of the Codman Square McDonald's and then dragging her to the men's room, where he raped, strangled and choked her in 2018, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 8/30/22 - 3:28 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Dedham man they say was driving in Dorchester with a loaded gun early this morning. Read more.

By adamg - 8/29/22 - 9:26 pm

Live Boston recaps the crime that happened at or near Carnival in Roxbury and Dorchester on Saturday, including one man shot to death.

By adamg - 8/27/22 - 10:15 pm

Victim identified as Derrell Russell, 33, of Brighton.

Boston Police report a man was shot at Blue Hill Avenue and Westview Street in Dorchester around 5:40 p.m. He was transported to a local hospital, where he died.

Boston murders in 2022.

By adamg - 8/27/22 - 10:06 pm

NBC Boston has video of the giant lock blowing off the Fortress building next to the Expressway during yesterday's storm.

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