• Boston police January 10, 2024 1:21 pm

    Boston settles police gender discrimination case for $2.4 million

    Boston has reached a $2.4 million settlement with a high ranking female police commander who accused the department of gender discrimination, her lawyer said Wednesday. Beth Donovan, the first woman to reach the rank of deputy superintendent of the police department’s Bureau of Field Services, was demoted to sergeant from deputy superintendent in September 2018. The demotion came after a…

  • Boston January 1, 2024 8:26 am

    Boston police investigate first fatal shooting of the year

    A man was shot dead in Dorchester early Monday morning.

  • Boston police December 6, 2023 8:02 pm

    ‘This is definitely progress': Black leaders on new Boston police union contract

    Boston’s new police contract is getting good reviews from members of the city’s Boston’s Black community. “I know there are individuals that are going to say this is not perfect. And it’s absolutely not perfect but this is definitely progress,” said former City Councilor Tito Jackson. A group of community leaders met with Mayor Michelle Wu at City Hall...

  • Boston September 18, 2023 11:24 am

    ‘I'm angry, I'm upset': Mayor reacts after another violent weekend in Boston

    Boston Mayor Michelle Wu is speaking out after five people, including two children, were shot at a family gathering in Dorchester on Sunday night. “I’m angry, I’m upset as a mom, as someone who’s been working with all of our teams to make sure that we can do everything possible to create opportunities in the city, and there still...

  • Boston police September 18, 2023 1:01 am

    At least 5 people shot in Dorchester; child critically injured

    At least five people were injured when shots rang out Sunday night in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, including a child who suffered life-threatening injuries. Boston police said they responded to Ames Street for a report of shots fired just after 8:30 p.m. They initially said at least one person had been shot but later confirmed responding officers found five gunshot...

  • Boston September 16, 2023 6:17 pm

    Boston police looking for missing 76-year-old

    Police are asking for the public’s help locating a missing 76-year-old man from Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood. Boston police say Richard Gelzer was last seen around 5:30 p.m. Friday in the area of 25 Ruggles Street, wearing a yellow jersey with dark pants. According to police, Gelzer suffers from mental health issues. He’s about 5’8 and 150 pounds, and is known…

  • Boston September 4, 2023 11:55 pm

    Child hit by car in Brighton, police say

    A child was struck by a car in Boston’s Brighton neighborhood on Labor Day. Little information was released but Boston police confirm the child was hit on Tremont Street and taken to a local hospital Monday evening. Their injuries are believed to be non-life threatening. Police did not disclose any details about the driver involved. An investigation is ongoing.

  • Boston police August 16, 2023 11:11 pm

    Boston police officer suspended for taking money from lost wallet at Encore

    Officer Rebecca Leo recently entered into a settlement agreement to receive a 90 calendar day suspension in connection with the August 2022 incident.

  • Boston police August 16, 2023 9:24 pm

    Boston officials concerned after latest unprovoked attack in Downtown Crossing

    Boston police are investigating after a group of teenagers allegedly attacked a man for no reason in Downtown Crossing Monday night. It is the latest unprovoked attack in the area that has city officials concerned. Police said the teenagers punched and knocked a man to the ground outside of the Foot Locker on Washington Street around 8:15 p.m. Monday. According…

  • Boston police August 15, 2023 5:31 pm

    Boston Police Department reassigning officers amid staffing crisis

    Starting this weekend, 40 Boston police officers will be temporarily transferred from specialized units to work in districts as the department deals with a staffing shortage.  According to a memo sent to all personnel and obtained by NBC10 Boston, it is part of a plan to relieve officers who have been bearing the brunt of the staffing shortages.  “We have…

  • Boston July 31, 2023 11:11 pm

    Boston sees spike in violence; 2 killed, 4 injured Sunday across city

    There was another shooting in Jamaica Plain Monday night. Neighbors say they want to see more officers, not only patrolling the streets, but engaging with the community, as well as more programs to support people.

  • Boston July 31, 2023 11:05 pm

    Surveillance video from tipster helped Boston police crack deadly hit-and-run case

    The tipster who provided the critical leads to police tells NBC10 Boston that he wanted to do what was right for the family of 4-year-old Ivan Pierre.

  • Boston July 31, 2023 11:34 pm

    2 people shot in Jamaica Plain, Boston police say

    There was an active scene in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood Monday night after two people were shot. Boston police say the shooting occurred on School Street around 9:30 p.m. The victims were taken to a local hospital. There was no immediate update on their conditions. No arrests have been made. There were numerous police vehicles and officers at the...

  • Boston police July 31, 2023 12:16 am

    Boston police officer injured in crash on Route 1A

    A Boston police officer was taken to the hospital Saturday after being involved in a crash on Route 1A in East Boston. Boston police say the officer was in their department cruiser when the single-vehicle crash occurred at McClellan Highway and Curtis Street just before 6 p.m. The officer’s injuries are considered non-life threatening. Further information was not released,...

  • Boston July 30, 2023 11:06 pm

    Deadly shooting under investigation in Dorchester

    The Boston Police Department’s homicide unit is investigating.

  • Boston July 31, 2023 12:29 am

    Man killed in Dorchester shooting

    A man has died after being shot Sunday night in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood. Boston police said they responded to Blue Hill Avenue at Washington Street just after 7:45 p.m. for a report of shots fired and found a victim with life-threatening injuries. The man was taken to a local hospital where he died from his injuries, the Suffolk County...

  • Jamaica Plain July 30, 2023 11:25 pm

    31-year-old man arrested for murder in Jamaica Plain shooting

    A man was arrested Sunday in connection to a fatal shooting earlier this month in Boston’s Jamaica Plain neighborhood, police announced. Boston police say Dequann Whyte-Cohen, 31, of Dorchester, was taken into custody by members of the department’s fugitive unit on Hyde Parke Avenue in Jamaica Plain. Whyte-Cohen was wanted on a murder warrant out of West Roxbury District...

  • Boston July 30, 2023 6:10 pm

    Police ID victim in Boston Common stabbing

    The victim has since been identified by police as 21-year-old Jazreanna Sheppard, of South Boston.

  • Boston July 29, 2023 6:36 pm

    Boston police looking for missing 14-year-old girl

    Police in Boston are asking for the public’s help in their search for a 14-year-old girl who has been missing for a week from the city’s Dorchester neighborhood. Boston police say Olivia Bird was last seen on Saturday, July 22, in the area of E Cottage Street. She is described as approximately 5’4” tall, with blonde hair and a scar…

  • Boston July 23, 2023 11:32 pm

    Person injured in possible double shooting in Roxbury, Boston police say

    Boston police responded Sunday night to a possible double shooting in the city’s Roxbury neighborhood. Information was limited but Boston police say the shooting occurred around 10:14 p.m. on Walnut Avenue, near Humboldt Avenue. EMS is on scene, and police confirm one person was taken to the hospital. There was no word on the extent of the victim’s injuries,...

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