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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 young man was shot and later died at a Boston hospital on Wednesday night after a shooting incident unfolded on Juliette St. near Ronan Park. Boston Police say they were alerted to the gunfire by the Shot Spotter system around 7:14 p.m.

An... Read more

A Mattapan teen was ordered held without bail today at his arraignment on charges he murdered Treshawn Boyd at Washington and Normandy streets in Grove Hall Saturday... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports the arrest of Daventy Walker, 18, of Mattapan, for a double shooting on Washington Street on Saturday that left Treshawn Boyd, 19,... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports that two men were shot on Washington Street at Normandy Street shortly before 8:30 p.m. on Saturday.

One of the men was declared dead at a local hospital. The other victim is expected to survive, police say... Read more

(Updated: Dec. 23, 2019)— The Nguyen family has reported that their daughter Emily has been found and returned safely home.

Boston Police say that a 16-year-old Dorchester girl is missing and have appealed to the public for help in... Read more

Police Commissioner William Gross and Mayor Marty Walsh said Thursday there's no truth to stories, circulating on Facebook, that Boston has been hit by a wave of vans driven by evil people trying to abduct children or young women.

The stories... Read more

The rate of deaths due to opioid overdoses is slowing in Massachusetts, but still nearly 1,500 people died of an overdose in Massachusetts through the first nine months of the year, the state announced Monday.

The 1,460 confirmed or suspected... Read more

Authorities on Sunday announced arrests of men for two local murders.

The Boston Police Department reported arresting Marcus Ambroisio, 24, of Dorchester, on charges he fatally shot Gregory Phillips outside 155 Savannah Ave. in Mattapan around... Read more

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