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Boston Police report arresting one of the three men they say used a sledgehammer and crow bar to smash their way into Ester, 2261 Dorchester Ave. in Lower Mills early Sunday.

Police say that after breaking in around 5:30 a.m., the three, all... Read more

Jakyres McKinney, 25, was ordered held without bail at his arraignment Monday on charges he fatally shot Javoni Boyd, 19, at 165 Delhi St. in Mattapan on June 13.

Boyd leaves two... Read more

A Suffolk Superior Court jury on Friday acquitted Brian McElhinney, 24, on a charge of manslaughter for the 2016 death of Brian Hingston of Quincy on Adams Street, the... Read more

A former Dorchester resident who federal law enforcement official say stole hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax refund money using identity theft pled guilty to the scheme in a Boston courtroom this week.

Junior Alberto Lopez, 32, a... Read more

The yellow siding was gone. The two chimneys were gone. The only distinctive exterior marker remaining at 45 Alban St. last week was the front porch, its delicate white columns intact as workers busied themselves on the stripped shell of the late 19th... Read more

Almost every neighborhood in Boston has that nightmare property – the house that sags under the weight of burned-out beams, seems ready to blow over in a stiff... Read more

Enhancements to Franklin Park, the redesign of Columbia Road as an active green corridor and the completion of the Emerald Necklace are part of the Imagine Boston 2030 final draft plan for Boston’s largest park. Last Thursday (June 8), members of the... Read more

Taking cues from recent terror attacks across the globe, city, state and federal officials said they plan to ramp up security at this weekend's Sail Boston event by increasing police presence, closing roads, setting up roadblocks and using heavy... Read more

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