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Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, set Americans on edge over the weekend as officials in Boston cast a wary eye on a rally planned for Boston Common this Saturday.

In a letter Monday, anti-racism groups called upon Boston Mayor Marty Walsh... Read more

The shooting deaths of two men in Dorchester Wednesday night brings the number of homicides in Boston to 31 so far this year, up from 23 at the same time... Read more

Two men were killed Wednesday night in an apparent shooting incident near the corner of Eastman and Elder streets near Edward Everett Square.

The victims were found in a car engulfed in flames just before 10:30 p.m., according to Boston Police,... Read more

A man shot near Ronan Park Wednesday afternoon later died, according to Boston Police.

A call came in at 4:02 p.m. for a shooting at 92 Mount Ida Rd., said Boston Police spokeswoman Naisha Miraj. Boston Police report the man later died.

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(Updated 2:50 p.m., July 31, 2017)

Morrissey Boulevard is partially re-open at this hour along part of the northbound side after a car hit a fire hydrant and flooded the roadway, State Police said. One lane of traffic has since been re-... Read more

Police arrested an 18-year-old man in Dorchester in connection to an early evening non-fatal stabbing in the Boston Common in late July.

Victor Carrasquillo, of Dorchester, was apprehended at about 6:15 a.m. Monday morning and booked at C-11... Read more

The fallout from the June 28 fire that ravaged the Treadmark building on Dorchester Avenue continues this week. Boston Fire officials have determined that the fire’s cause was multi-dimensional— from a hot exhaust pipe positioned too closely to... Read more

A faulty exhaust pipe connected to a basement generator ignited flammable materials on the roofline of the Treadmark building on the afternoon of June 28, sparking a six-alarm fire that tore through the wood-framed building’s upper floors, according to... Read more

I commend the Department of Conservation and Recreation for planning modern upgrades for Morrissey Boulevard (MB). However, in my opinion,... Read more

Transit police responded to an incident at the JFK/UMass station. Rowan Walrath photo

A medical emergency involving a person on the tracks at JFK/UMass Station brought shuttle buses and transit police to the Red Line and commuter rail station on Thursday afternoon.

A person who was on the tracks was transported to a local... Read more

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