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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

Topliff Street fir

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 60 Topliff St., near Homes Avenue, around 1:45 a.m. on Friday for what turned into a two-alarm fire that caused an estimated $400,000 in damage.... Read more

Traffic experts have long deemed Los Angeles and Washington, where roadways are crowded for most of the day, as the cities with the most agonizing driving delays. But one report that dug down into a specific metric found that Boston might be the worst... Read more

A manager at Dorset Hall, 367 Neponset Ave., says the restaurant has taken several steps to keep sometimes boisterous patrons from disturbing residents of nearby homes at closing time.

Her comments came at a Boston Licensing Board hearing on... Read more

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

On board, riders offer opinions on the revamp

After they heard on Monday about the ten-year preliminary plan to phase out the 70-... Read more

Patsy works for Food and Nutrition Service in the US Department of Agriculture. It’s a federal job that she’s held for 40 years.

On Wednesday, she came to the Holy Tabernacle Church near Grove Hall in Dorchester to get food.

Patsy, who... Read more

Patsy works for Food and Nutrition Service in the US Department of Agriculture. It’s a federal job that she’s held for 40 years.

On Wednesday, she came to the Holy Tabernacle Church near Grove Hall in Dorchester to get food.

Patsy, who... Read more

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