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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

The Supreme Judicial Court on Wednesday overturned Abdullah Yasin's conviction for second-degree murder for Chaz Burton's 2016 death outside a Mattapan... Read more

Boston City Councillors Ed Flynn and Kim Janey will be hosting a hearing next week to discuss public health disparities in communities of color in the City of Boston. The hearing will take place next Friday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m. in the Boston City... Read more

Suffolk County Sheriff Steven W. Tompkins is defending his decision to terminate the county’s contract to house prisoners detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). The move comes as Tompkins announced plans to “reallocate” space the... Read more

Livermore laundry room

Boston firefighters responded to 110 Livermore St., an apartment building off Cummins Highway in Mattapan, for a basement laundry-room fire that was being fed by an incoming gas main, around 12:30 p.m... Read more

The Transit Police Department reports arresting a Hyde Park man and say they are looking for other men for an attack and robbery at Ashmont station around 5 p.m. on Wednesday.

Police say Julius Tolbert, 47, of Hyde Park, was among a group of men... Read more

State Police report arresting Dwyarrn Burton, 26, on charges he... Read more

State Police report a woman was attacked while walking on the Neponset Trail near Ryan Playground, 350 River St. in Mattapan around 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

The Dorchester resident "suffered contusion and laceration injuries" and was transported to... Read more

A man was found with what turned out to be a fatal gunshot wound in the lobby of the Ramada Inn at 800 Morrissey Blvd. around just before midnight on Monday.

“On arrival, officers observed the adult male victim, suffering from an apparent... Read more

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