John Patterson tried to end an argument at a Goodale Road party Sunday morning by pulling a knife on his opponent, but after people wrested the weapon away, he went outside, got a gun, shot Jeudy Romero to death, then grabbed Romero's keys and drove... Read more
The Boston Police Departments report a man was shot to death shortly before 10 a.m. at 60 Goodale Rd., between Blue Hill Avenue and Wellington Hill Street.
Police charged John Patterson, 29, of Peabody with the murder. He is scheduled for... Read more
A man was shot in a car on Savannah Avenue, near Messinger Street, shortly before 10 p.m. on Monday. The victim was declared dead at the scene.
Police are looking for a maroon minivan in connection with the shooting; they say a man shot the... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot shortly before 2 a.m. on Sunday at 10 Westmore Rd. in Mattapan. The victim was declared dead at the scene.
In a separate incident, a man was stabbed around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday on the 800 block... Read more
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