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Boston Police arrested a suspect in a brazen early afternoon bank robbery in Dorchester Lower Mills today, and he was arrested with the help of a fleet-footed bank executive.

A lone robber demanded cash from a teller at Meetinghouse Bank shortly... Read more

As the city struggles to contain a dramatic spike in gun violence, 18 handguns bought through an illegal straw purchase in Georgia in 2009 are believed to have wound up on the streets of Boston. So far two of the 18 handguns have been recovered by... Read more

A Hyde Park man who was facing local charges for a May incident in which police say they spotted him tossing a backpack with a loaded gun onto the roof of a store on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan now faces federal gun charges that could send him out of... Read more

A Roxbury man fired eight shots in a gun battle with a Mattapan man that ended with both men injured - and the Mattapan man's grandmother with a... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports arresting Dane Henry, 23, of Roxbury, in connection with the shooting death of Eleanor Maloney, 74, on... Read more

MBTA officials who initially said delays on the Red Line would continue "at least through Labor Day" are now targeting sometime in October for restoration of full service.

Some progress has been made to repair signal infrastructure damaged by a... Read more

Fire at 600 Blue Hill Avenue

The Boston Fire Department reports a three-alarm fire on Friday morning at 600 Blue Hill Ave., at Columbia Road, did an estimated $500,000 in damage to stores, including the Fernandez Brothers Grocery.

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83 Park St. Photo by BFD

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 83 Park St. around 7:45 p.m. on Monday for what turned into a two-alarm fire.

The department says bulk of the fire was brought under control shortly before 8:30 p.m.

The... Read more

A man was shot to death on Sunday night in the heart of Uphams Corner.

Police were called the scene at Dudley Street and Columbia Road just after 11:30 p.m. and found the victim suffering from an "apparent gunshot wound." The man was rushed to a... Read more

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