• Boston May 15

    Person Critically Injured in Boston Stabbing

    A person is fighting for their life after being stabbed Friday night in Boston, Massachusetts, police said. Boston officers responded to W. Newton Street and Shawmut Avenue in the city’s South End just after 8:30 p.m. and found one victim with stab wounds. The person was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said. No arrests have...

  • Boston May 15

    Active Scene in Boston's South End After Person Stabbed

    Boston police say the victim has life-threatening injuries. No arrests have been made.

  • Boston May 11

    Human Remains Discovered in Dorchester

    Human remains were discovered Tuesday on a property in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, prompting a police investigation. Police said they received a call shortly after 11 a.m. and responded to a three-decker on Fuller Street, where the bones were found. “It’s sad,” said William Alexander, who lives just 30 yards away. He says a homeless man well known in the...

  • assault May 10

    Man Fires Gun to Stop Robbery Near Franklin Park Golf Course

    An armed bystandar helped a woman who was being assaulted during an attempted robbery Sunday near the Franklin Park Golf Course in Boston, Massachusetts, police said. Officers arrested Wayne Straw, 38 of Dorchester, at 4:44 p.m. Sunday on aggravated assault charges, according to the Boston Police Department. Straw allegedly approached the woman and attempted to rob her, police said, by…

  • Sean Ellis May 5

    Judge Throws Out Remaining Gun Charge Against Sean Ellis

    A judge Tuesday threw out the remaining gun charge for a man who spent more than 20 years in prison for the killing of a police officer before his conviction was overturned in 2015. In a brief hearing, Superior Court Justice Robert Ullman allowed Sean Ellis’ motion for a new trial on the gun conviction remaining on his record from…

  • Sean Ellis May 4

    Judge Throws Out Remaining Gun Charge Against Sean Ellis

    A judge Tuesday threw out the remaining gun charge for a man who spent more than 20 years in prison for the killing of a police officer before his conviction was overturned in 2015. In a brief hearing, Superior Court Justice Robert Ullman allowed Sean Ellis’ motion for a new trial on the gun conviction remaining on his record from…

  • dorchester May 4

    Man Charged With Stabbing His Wife, Transgender Activist to Death

    A man suspected of killing his wife and a transgender activist in Dorchester appeared in court Monday on murder charges.

  • stabbing May 3

    Disturbing New Details in Case of Dorchester Man Accused in Fatal Double Stabbing

    A Dorchester man charged with murder in connection with the stabbing deaths of two women at a home in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood was ordered held without bail Monday in a court hearing in Boston. Marcus Chavis, 35, was arrested Sunday afternoon shortly after police discovered two women — one of whom was his wife — had been stabbed inside of…

  • Boston May 3

    Man Charged With Kidnapping, Indecent Assault on 4-Year-Old Girl

    A Boston man is facing kidnapping and indecent assault charges after he allegedly picked up a 4-year-old girl, kissed her and proceeded to walk away with her. Witnesses alerted the girl’s family members, who chased the man down and stopped him. Anthony Jackson, 31, of Jamaica Plain, is charged with kidnapping a child under 16 and indecent assault and battery…

  • stabbing May 3

    Boston Man Faces Murder, Animal Cruelty Charges in Stabbing of 2 Women

    A Dorchester man will face alleged murder charges for the death of two women stabbed at a home in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood on Sunday, police say. The 34-year-old Dorchester resident, Marcus Chavis, has been arrested and will be charged with two counts of alleged murder and one count of animal cruelty, according to Boston police. One of the woman...

  • dorchester May 3

    1 Person Hospitalized From Shooting in Dorchester

    One person has been hospitalized with injuries from a shooting in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston Sunday evening, authorities said. Boston police say received word of the shooting at 7:22 p.m. One victim was shot and brought to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The investigation is active, according to police. They have not said whether anyone is in…

  • Boston May 2

    Mass. State Police Searching for Boston Hit-and-Run Driver

    An investigation is underway after a man was seriously injured in a hit-and-run in Boston Friday night.

  • Boston police Apr 30

    More Than 30 Boston Police Officers Netted North of $300k in 2020: Report

    More than 30 police officers in Boston were paid more than $300,000 in 2020, according to a report from the Boston Globe. In addition to the 30 officers who made more than $300,000, 509 officers in the city earned at least $200,000, according to the report. Part of the reason for such substantial figures was overtime pay, necessitated by the…

  • Boston police Apr 28

    Ex-Boston Police Officer Admits to Overtime Fraud Scheme

    A former Boston police officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to collecting more than $20,000 in bogus overtime payments, prosecutors said. James Carnes, who has retired from the police force, pleaded guilty to federal charges of conspiracy to commit theft concerning programs receiving federal funds and embezzlement from an agency receiving federal funds. An email seeking comment was sent to Carnes’ lawyer….

  • Boston Police Department Apr 23

    Racial Disparities Persist in Boston Police Interactions, Data Shows

    Figures released by the Boston Police Department indicate that Black people were far more likely than white people to be the subject of street investigations by Boston police in 2020. Black people were the subject of 62% of last year’s field interrogation and observations in the city, where they comprise less than a quarter of the population, The Boston Globe...

  • Boston police Apr 21

    Former Boston Police Commissioner Defends Handling of Patrick Rose Abuse Allegations

    A former Boston police commissioner is pushing back against allegations that he failed to take action against a now-retired officer who was accused of sexually assaulting a minor in the 1990s. In a statement released late Tuesday, Paul F. Evans said he and other officials did “everything that could be done” to hold the officer accountable at the time. He…

  • Boston Apr 20

    Uber Driver Accused of Sexually Assaulting Passenger in Brighton

    An Uber driver is facing a criminal charge after police say he sexually assaulted a passenger in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood earlier this month, according to police. Boston police said the female accuser reported the incident on April 14. Police identified the suspect as Sonpreet Singh, 25, of Somerville, and issued a warrant for his arrest. Singh turned himself into Boston…

  • Boston police Apr 19

    5 Endangered Pit Bulls Rescued in Dorchester; Man Arrested

    Authorities rescued and recovered five pit bulls while executing a search warrant in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood Saturday night, and a man at the home was arrested on multiple charges. Boston police detectives along with the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Boston Animal Control were searching 5 Toledo Terrace when they found the endangered animals and…

  • dorchester Apr 11

    Grandmother Shot and Killed in Dorchester

    A grandmother in her 70s was shot and killed while sitting outside on her porch in Dorchester Saturday evening, according to Boston police. Mike Manzoni has the latest details on the investigation.

  • TARGET Apr 1

    Shots Fired Near Target in Boston, Bullet Holes Left in Store's Doors

    Police are investigating after shots were fired Wednesday night near a Target in Boston, leaving multiple bullet holes in the store’s doors. Boston police received a call at 9:15 p.m. for shots fired at 7 Allstate Road in the city’s Dorchester neighborhood, which is the listed address for the Boston South Bay Target. Boston police did not say whether...

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