Public Safety

A federal judge this week sentenced Omari Peterson, 39, to 66 months in federal prison following his guilty plea to one count of possession of cocaine and crack with intent to distribute and and two counts of being a felon in possession of firearms and... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports two people were shot, one fatally, at 10 Orlando St. in Mattapan around 9:10 p.m. on Sunday, followed by another person shot at 92 Westview St. in Franklin Field around 9:40 p.m. Boston Police say the victim who died... Read more
Boston Police are asking for the public's help to identify a young woman who was found dead in a historic cemetery near Codman Square on Monday night. Police say the woman's pronounced dead at the scene after her body was spotted in the Codman Burying... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot at the Celebrity Cuts barbershop, 145 Washington St. at Glenarm Street, around 7:15 p.m. on Wednesday. Police say the man was declared dead at the scene. This is the fourth murder since Friday in... Read more
The Boston Police Department reportss a woman was shot to death at 40 Fairlawn Ave., in the SoMa Apartments complex off Cummins Highway and Richmere Road in Mattapan, shortly after 4:40 a.m. The woman was declared dead at the scene. Anybody with... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports that a man who was found shot in the head at 39 Baird St. around 1 a.m. on Saturday was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The initial call to police was for a fight.
Three people were shot on Geneva Avenue at Bowdoin Street around 8:50 p.m. on Sunday. NBC Boston reports a woman, shot in the head, was declared dead at the scene. Another victim, a man, was shot in the chest. One of the victims was found inside the Star... Read more
Peverell Street fire
A six-alarm fire that started at 25 Peverell St.. shortly after 10 a.m. on Sunday spread to 130 Cushing Ave., and two other neighboring houses due to heavy wind. The fire was declared knocked down around 10:45 a.m., although firefighters remained on scene... Read more
State Police report that a man who got out of his car after he crashed into a guard rail was hit and killed by a another car and which was itself rammed into by another car - driven by somebody who was then charged with OUI - sending the driver and a... Read more
Dorchester Avenue will be on Saturday the location of the city’s third “Open Streets” day this year, with the weather forecasted to be 67 and sunny. Stretching for 2.1 miles, between Freeport Street and Gallivan Boulevard, the avenue is closing to... Read more


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