• Boston police August 12, 2022 11:16 am

    Man Killed in Mattapan Shooting

    Boston police responded just after 8:30 p.m. Thursday for a report of someone shot on Oak Hill Avenue in Mattapan, according to a news release from the agency.

  • Boston August 6, 2022 11:50 pm

    Dorchester Man Arrested for Kidnapping Woman and Attempted Sexual Assault

    Boston police say they arrested a someone Saturday morning after first receiving calls about a man in Dorchester with a gun. After finding the man, police also met a woman nearby who alleged he threatened her with a gun and attempted to sexually assault her. Police arrested Charles Singleton, a 51-year-old man from Dorchester, Massachusetts. According to police, Singleton and…

  • Teen police academy August 3, 2022 5:35 am

    Boston Program Breaks Down Barriers Between Police and Teenagers

    A creative approach to community policing in Boston is breaking down the wall of distrust between teenagers and police officers. A Boston officer created the department’s Teen Police Academy, located inside the real police academy. And teenagers are graduating from the program, and then choosing to become full-fledged police officers. Boston’s Teen Police Academy provides six weeks of physical...

  • Boston police August 1, 2022 3:17 pm

    2 Boston Police Officers Injured After Being Struck By Car; Driver Arrested

    Two Boston police officers who were working traffic detail for the city’s Puerto Rican Parade Sunday afternoon were injured when a car struck them. Boston police said the two officers were taken to local hospitals with non-life-threatening injuries after they were hit in the area of Peter Parley Road and Walnut Avenue in the city’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood around...

  • dorchester July 26, 2022 5:08 am

    One Killed, One Hurt in Dorchester Crash

    The crash happened around 12:45 a.m. at the intersection Tonawanda and Greenbrier Streets in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood.

  • Boston July 24, 2022 1:11 pm

    Dorchester Man Accused of Dealing Drugs and Stealing Inside of Macy's in Boston

    A man was arrested at a downtown Boston Macy’s Friday, accused of shoplifting and dealing drugs inside the store, according to authorities. Police say Edison Arias, a 29-year-old man from the city’s Dorchester neighborhood, was seen by Macy’s security dealing drugs inside the store on Washington Street and stealing a $40 shirt. According to police, Arias had almost $300...

  • Boston July 18, 2022 12:28 am

    Man Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Roxbury Shooting, Boston Police Say

    A man was critically injured Sunday night in a shooting in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood, police said. Boston police were called to Sever Street around 10:36 p.m. and found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. Crime scene homicide detectives were also called to the scene, Boston police said. No...

  • Boston police July 18, 2022 7:33 am

    Man Shot in Mattapan Has Died, Police Say

    A man has died after being shot Sunday night in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood, police said. Boston police responded to Elizabeth and Norfolk streets around 9:15 p.m. for a report of a man shot. The victim suffered serious, life-threatening injuries and was taken to a local hospital, where he later died. No arrests have been made. This is an active...

  • Government Center Garage July 18, 2022 12:23 am

    7 People Arrested for Breaking Into Downtown Boston Construction Site

    Seven people are facing charges after allegedly breaking into the Government Center garage demolition site in Boston, police said. According to Boston police, a witness told officers they saw a group of people inside the closed construction site at 1 Congress Street around 3:05 a.m. Sunday. The witness told police the group was wearing all black clothing with masks on…

  • Boston police July 10, 2022 1:08 am

    Police Issue Warning After 2 Sexual Assaults Reported in South Boston

    Police are investigating after receiving two reports of sexual assault in a popular area in South Boston. Few details were released given the nature of the investigation, but the Boston Police Department said both alleged incidents of indecent assault and battery occurred in the area of East Broadway and Dorchester streets. The intersection is near many popular bars and restaurants…

  • Boston July 5, 2022 12:19 am

    Boston Police Searching for 2 Missing Teens

    Police in Boston are asking for the public’s help in their search for two missing teens from the city’s Roxbury neighborhood. Luceny Arias Solano, 16, and Genesis Baez, 13, were last seen around midnight on Sunday, July 3, Boston police said. The girls are known to frequent the Pit Stop, located at 695 Truman Parkway in Hyde Park, according to…

  • Fourth of July Weekend July 4, 2022 7:29 am

    Boston Closes Roads to Accommodate Fourth of July Festivities

    With the holiday weekend in full swing, many are traveling to Boston to celebrate with family and friends. And for those driving, there are a number of traffic changes and traffic closures to consider while planning their trip. The esplanade walkway next to the Charles River will be closed. The right-hand lane on Storrow Drive heading west will be closed….

  • south station June 26, 2022 12:03 am

    Violent Attack Outside South Station Caught on Camera

    Boston police said they are investigating the attack and no arrests have been made at this time.

  • Boston June 24, 2022 5:24 pm

    Couple Sues Boston Hospital Over Loss of Baby's Body

    A Massachusetts couple whose prematurely-born baby girl died less than two weeks after she was delivered has sued one of Boston’s most prestigious hospitals for losing the infant’s body, denying the parents the opportunity to hold a proper funeral and burial. The lawsuit filed Thursday says that baby Everleigh’s body was inadvertently thrown away by a Brigham and Women’s...

  • Boston June 23, 2022 5:25 pm

    Boy Survives 3-Story Fall From Boston Window Onto Minivan

    A young boy fell from a window in Boston late Wednesday night, but survived the fall and was out of the hospital within a day. The 5-year-old is believed to have fallen from a three-story apartment building on Calumet Street in the city’s Mission Hill neighborhood, according to Boston police. A window screen could be seen on the ground...

  • Boston June 22, 2022 8:02 am

    Rollover Crash in Boston's Financial District Sends 1 to Hospital

    A car crash Wednesday morning left a vehicle on its side in Boston’s Financial District and injured one person. A Boston EMS spokesperson confirmed someone was taken to Tufts Hospital following the rollover crash in the area of Purchase and Oliver streets. There was no word on the extent of the person’s injuries. Police haven’t said what they believe...

  • Boston June 20, 2022 7:34 pm

    Man Dies From Stab Wounds Following Incident in Mattapan

    A man who’d been transported to a hospital on Sunday after suffering apparent stab wounds in Mattapan has died, Boston police said. The initial incident occurred around 2:30 p.m. Sunday on Colorado Street, where police located an adult male victim suffering from apparent stab wounds. The identity of the victim has not been announced, nor have any arrests in...

  • Boston police June 14, 2022 5:56 am

    Two Boston Police Officers Facing Charges for Domestic Incidents

    Two Boston police officers were arrested over the weekend on assault charges related to two separate domestic incidents. Both were placed on administrative leave as the department investigates. Walter Suprey, who has been a Boston police officer since 2008, was arrested by Danvers police just before 3 a.m. Saturday for an assault battery on a household member after a domestic…

  • east boston June 10, 2022 12:00 pm

    Victim Identified in East Boston Hit-and-Run

    Police identified the victim of a hit-and-run crash in East Boston last month as they continue to search for the driver who fled the scene. Alan Martel, 58, of East Boston, was rushed to the ICU with life-threatening injuries on May 12, the night of the crash. He died on May 26, Boston police said Friday. Martel was walking in…

  • Boston June 9, 2022 11:11 am

    Missing Man in His 80s Found, Boston Police Say

    Boston police found an elderly man who had been missing since Wednesday afternoon, they said Thursday. Police said Manuel Mejia, of Roxbury, had last been seen around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the area of Woodcliff Street. After asking for the public’s help finding him Thursday, the department said he had been found. Mejia’s age, initially given as 83, is 89.

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