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  1. Longtime fugitive to be arraigned on 1993 chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 |

    A former Dorchester man arrested in North Carolina in June after 23 years on the run will be arraigned Tuesday on five counts of child rape, authorities said. John J. Hartin, 46, is accused of raping two boys, ages 6 and 9, in Hyde Park in 1993, the Suffolk District Attorney's office said in a statement.


  2. Victim of fatal shooting in Dorchester identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 |

    Boston police identified the victim, Carlos Fortes Neves-Silva, in a statement. Silva was shot around 11:40 p.m. on Algonquin Street and pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. 2 comments

  3. Police recover pink gun allegedly used in Dorchester assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 |

    Officers arrested Timothy Hampton, 23, and Areitah Malcolm, 28, near 7 Topliff St. around 10 p.m. Saturday, police said in a statement. The victim said Hampton was armed with a silver handgun while Malcolm held a "distinctive pink colored firearm" during the assault, according to police.


  4. Boston police find handgun during traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 |

    The white 2014 Mercedes Benz already had bullet holes in it when Boston police gang unit officers spotted it on Sunday night being driven near Dudley Square with windows too dark for Boston and a driver willing to cut off other drivers. A few minutes later, a Dorchester man was under arrest, charged by Boston police with illegal possession of a loaded .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun officer allegedly found stuffed into his pants.


  5. Two taken into custody after traffic stop reveals safeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 |

    Police took two suspects into custody Sunday night after a traffic stop in which officers found a safe in their car, according to state police Sergeant James Bazzinotti. State Trooper Christopher Bowers stopped a southbound car on William T. Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester because the owner of the vehicle's license was suspended, Bazzinotti said.


  6. Police arrest Dorchester man after he allegedly threatened woman with a gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 4 |

    Boston police arrested a Dorchester man Wednesday morning after he allegedly threatened a woman with a loaded gun near Washington and Bowdoin streets, police said. Officers patrolling in the neighborhood found Donavon Larmond, 33, hiding behind a house on Harvard Street at around 10:40 a.m. after the victim flagged them down and told them about the incident, Boston police said in a statement. 1 comment

  7. Why are there Detroit police cars in Dorchester?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 3 |

    A movie about the 1967 Detroit riots, brought to you by the writer and director who made "The Hurt Locker" and "Zero Dark Thirty," is being filmed in the Ashmont section of Dorchester. The yet-to-be-titled film , based on a screenplay by Mark Boal and directed by Kathryn Bigelow , Dorchester resident Della Costello said her three-decker home on Ashmont Street was used as a filming location last Monday.


  8. Two injured in Dorchester shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 |

    After the shooting at 20 Stonehurst St., the two were taken to a hospital for injuries that were not considered life-threatening, according to Boston Police spokeswoman Myeshia Henderson.


  9. Third man arrested in shooting of teen at Dorchester schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 |

    A third man was arrested Monday in connection with the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Raekwon Brown outside his Dorchester high school last month. Jaden Waiters, 20, was charged Monday with one count of murder and is expected to be arraigned in Dorchester District Court on Tuesday, Boston police said on its website.


  10. Family of slain Dorchester woman pleads for help finding her killerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 24 |

    Luz Sanchez does not want her grandchildren to see her cry, so she waits until they are asleep and slips out onto her back porch. In the darkness, she says, she pretends her daughter Grisel is still alive.


  11. For the recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2016 |

    Correction: Because of a reporting error, a story in Thursday's Business section gave the wrong location for an apartment building planned by Corcoran Jennison Cos. in Dorchester.


  12. Good and luckyRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 |

    Around 10 a.m., Boston cops from the C-11 station responded to reports of shots fired around Westville and Draper streets. Someone called 911 saying several men were driving around, firing shots out the window of a silver Volvo.


  13. New MFA exhibit features teen art, picked by teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 |

    The youngest living artist featured in the Museum of Fine Arts just got younger. So did the youngest curator of an exhibit.


  14. Dorchester man arraigned for manslaughter in fight that killed Quincy father of threeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 |

    A Dorchester man was arraigned Thursday for his alleged role in a fracas behind a popular neighborhood bakery that resulted in the death of a 45-year-old father of three, officials said. Bryan McElhinney, 23, pleaded not guilty to manslaughter in Suffolk Superior Court, District Attorney Daniel F. Conley's office said in a statement.


  15. Suspect arrested in home invasion that led to fatal police shootoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2016 |

    A man who allegedly participated in a violent home invasion in February that ended with Boston police fatally shooting his accomplice was arrested in Dorchester by the department's Fugitive Unit Wednesday, Boston police said. Robert Williams and Peter Fanfan allegedly stormed into a residence on Devon Street Feb. 12 where they assaulted at least one victim, authorities said.


  16. Dorchester teen indicted in fatal stabbing of 15-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 |

    Prosecutors have secured a murder indictment against a teenager accused of stabbing a 15-year-old boy to death in February. The Suffolk district attorney's office said Thursday that Amari Pope, 16, of Dorchester, faces charges of second-degree murder and misleading a police investigator in the Feb. 21 death of Deon Hopkins.


  17. Utility boxes get facelifts in Harvard SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2016 |

    This spring, local artists working with the Harvard Square Business Association gave makeovers to 12 utility boxes. The boxes used to come in two shades: black and graffiti'd.


  18. Aaron Hernandez associate to plead in connection with Odin Lloyd murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 27, 2016 |

    An associate of convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is due in a Fall River courtroom Monday where he is expected to admit he was with the former New England Patriots star during the murder of Odin L. Lloyd in North Attleborough in 2013. Carlos A. Ortiz is currently charged with first-degree murder in connection with his alleged role in Lloyd's death, but is expected to plead guilty to a lesser charge, although court records do not provide details on the plea set to take place Bristol Superior Court.


  19. Worcester jail helps inmates confront addictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 |

    Antwan Stevenson has been behind bars, time and again, for a total of more than five years since adolescence. The 24-year-old has run with a violent Dorchester gang, several friends have been killed, and his father was shot dead in January.


  20. Woman is shot on Park Street in DorchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 |

    Boston police Officer James Kenneally, a department spokesman, said the shooting occurred at about 9:25 pm near 586 Park St. The woman was taken to Boston Medical Center. Kenneally did not have her age, and her condition was not immediately known. 1 comment

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