• Massachusetts 19 hours ago

    Missing Massachusetts Woman Found Safe

    A Massachusetts woman who was missing for over a week has been found safe, authorities said Monday. The Essex County District Attorney’s Office said Dolly Thapa, a former Rowley resident who had recently been staying in Wellesley, “has been located alive and well.” Thapa, 38, had last been seen leaving a friend’s home on the morning of Sept. 12. She…

  • Boston Sep 19

    Mourners to Pay Respects to BU Professor Who Died After Falling Through Staircase

    Mourners are expected to gather Sunday in Milton to pay their respects to a Boston University professor who died after falling about 20 feet through a rusted-out staircase near a train station last week. David K. Jones, an associate professor in the university’s School of Public Health, was out for a run last Saturday when he fell through a set…

  • missing person Sep 18

    Investigators Release New Photo of Car Belonging to Missing Mass. Woman

    Authorities are looking for a missing Massachusetts woman. The Essex County District Attorney’s Office said Friday that investigators were searching for 38-year-old Dolly Thapa, a former Rowley resident who has recently been staying in Wellesley. She was last seen Sunday morning leaving a friend’s home in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, the district attorney’s office said. Family members reported her missing...

  • Boston Sep 17

    Gunman IDed as Father of 7-Year-Old Girl Grazed in Dorchester Shooting

    The man charged in a shooting that caused a 7-year-old girl to be grazed in the head with a bullet on Thursday in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood appeared in court Friday. He was identified as Jesse Fuller, the girl’s father. He faces numerous gun charges and is being held pending a dangerousness hearing next week. A Suffolk County prosecutor said...

  • Boston Sep 16

    Child Grazed by Bullet in Dorchester

    Boston police are investigating a shooting that left a child grazed by a bullet.

  • Boston Sep 17

    7-Year-Old Girl's Head Grazed in Dorchester Shooting; Person Arrested

    A person has been arrested after a child was grazed by a bullet in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood. Officers responded to a report that a person had been shot on Talbot Avenue. The Boston Police Department said a 7-year-old girl’s head was grazed by a bullet. The child’s injuries are considered minor. She was not hospitalized. “This is obviously a...

  • Boston Sep 14

    Questions Surround BU Professor's Death: Here's What We Know

    A Boston University professor died over the weekend when he fell about 20 feet through a rusted-out staircase near a train station, according to university and law enforcement officials. Many questions about his death remain unanswered. Here’s what we know so far: David K. Jones, an associate professor in the university’s School of Public Health, died Saturday, according to...

  • Boston Sep 9

    Man Faces Murder Charge in Fatal Shooting in Dorchester

    A Boston man was arrested Wednesday in the shooting death of another man in the city’s Dorchester neighborhood, authorities said. Gregory Cooper, 40, faces a murder charge in the death of 31-year-old Shamel Winston. Cooper surrendered to police on Wednesday after detectives were granted a warrant for his arrest, according to Boston police. It was not immediately clear if Cooper…

  • shooting Sep 7

    Shooting in Dorchester Leaves Person Fighting for Life, Police Say

    A person was shot Tuesday afternoon in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, police said. They were rushed to a hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the Boston Police Department. The shooting was reported about 4:25 p.m. on Talbot Avenue near Dorchester Avenue. No arrests have yet been made, and police are investigating, officials said. No further information was available.

  • Rebound Sep 3

    Boston Tennis Club Bounces Back as Pandemic Serves New Challenges

    The Sportsmen’s Tennis & Enrichment Center in Dorchester, Mass., fought to keep the game going for both their tennis and education programs once the pandemic hit. But as they found ways to keep kids on the courts and in their classrooms, the delta variant began to hit a little too close to home.

  • Jimmy Hayes Sep 1

    ‘Forever a Bruin': Boston Pays Tribute to Jimmy Hayes With Poignant Video

    The Boston Bruins paid tribute to Jimmy Hayes with a touching video one day after the former Bruin was laid to rest in his hometown. The nearly 90-second clip was posted to the team’s social media accounts Tuesday morning, and had garnered over 193,000 views on Twitter in just 12 hours. Posted with the caption, “Forever a Bruin. Forever a…

  • Boston Aug 31

    Arrest Made in Dorchester Shooting

    Police made an arrest in a reported shooting inside a home in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood on Tuesday morning. The shooting was first reported just before 8 a.m., Boston police said. At least one person was shot inside a home on Rosedale Street. The alleged shooter was taken into custody after a SWAT situation at an apartment building on American...

  • dorchester Aug 30

    Funeral, Procession Held for Hockey Player Jimmy Hayes

    Dorchester native, Boston College champion and former Boston Bruins player Jimmy Hayes was remembered at a funeral Monday, where his brother, NHL player Kevin Hayes, gave an emotional speech.

  • Jimmy Hayes Aug 31

    Ex-Bruin Jimmy Hayes Remembered in Dorchester at Emotional Funeral, Procession

    A funeral was held Monday for hockey player Jimmy Hayes, the Boston native and one-time Bruins player who died earlier this month, to the shock of the local and national hockey community. Hundreds attended the service where loved ones remembered Hayes for his sense of humor, his kindness and his passion for the community. After the emotional ceremony in Dorchester,…

  • Boston Aug 29

    Man Killed in Dorchester Shooting

    A man has died after being shot Saturday in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood. The shooting happened at the intersection of Washington Street and Erie Street, Boston Police said. Officers responded around 6:30 p.m. The victim was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. No arrests have been made. The shooting is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked...

  • Boston Aug 27

    Fire Crews Knock Out Dorchester Blaze

    The cause is still under investigation

  • shooting Aug 24

    Man Charged With Murder After Woman's Shooting Death at Dorchester Party

    A man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a deadly shooting earlier this month in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood. Police say 38-year-old Aisha Shepard of Roxbury was killed and five other people were injured in the shooting at a party on Irma Street in the early morning hours of Aug. 9. Shepard was pronounced dead at the scene. Police found two…

  • Boston Bruins Aug 23

    Former NHL Player Jimmy Hayes Dead at 31

    Former Bruins forward and Boston College standout Jimmy Hayes has died at age 31.

  • Boston Aug 12

    Man Charged in Connection With Boston Woman's Death

    New details were released Thursday in the death of a Boston woman whose body was found in a trash bag in a swampy area of Stony Brook Reservation after she was reported missing last year. Rinnyers Pena, 42, will be arraigned Thursday on a charge of disinterring a body, the Suffolk District Attorney’s Office said. He is accused of abandoning…

  • Boston Aug 12

    Man Charged in Connection With Boston Woman's Death

    New details were released Thursday in the death of a Boston woman whose body was found in a trash bag in a swampy area of Stony Brook Reservation in the city’s West Roxbury neighborhood after she was reported missing earlier this year. Rinnyers Pena, 42, will be arraigned Thursday on a charge of disinterring a body, the Suffolk District...

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