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  1. Man gets life for road-rage murder on Gallivan Boulevard in DorchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 13 | Universal Hub

    A Suffolk Superior Court yesterday convicted Deonarine Ganga, 31, of first-degree murder for the shooting death of Joey DeBarros , 21, in a fit of rage over a traffic-related argument on Gallivan Boulevard in April, 2017, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Barring a successful appeal or a pardon from the governor, the verdict means Ganga will spend the rest of his life in prison without the possibility of parole.


  2. Dorchester dragging victim dies; suspects now face murder chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 23 | Universal Hub

    The teen police say was dragged for a half mile on Gallivan Boulevard last week died Wednesday morning, after four days on life support, State Police and the Suffolk County District Attorney's office report. Authorities say that by the end of Wednesday, the DA's office had filed murder charges against the two people accused of dragging Kemoni Miller, 18, after they robbed him of a phone - Kenneth Ford, 23, of Roxbury, and Dejon Barnes, 18, of Worcester.


  3. High bail set in Dorchester dragging caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 19 | Universal Hub

    A Dorchester Municipal Court judge today set bail at $100,000 each for two men charged with dragging a third man a half mile down Gallivan Boulevard with their car at speeds of up to 50 m.p.h. Friday night. In front of a courtroom filled with the victim's relatives and friends - one of whom was ejected for loudly demanding the defendants show their faces, rather than hide behind a door - Judge Lisa Grant agreed to the bail request from a prosecutor on the charge of unarmed robbery for an incident Friday night.


  4. Police: Man kept getting out of car to try to rob other motorists stopped in Dorchester trafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report arresting a man on charges that, three times early yesterday, he got out of his car in traffic and tried to rob other drivers at gunpoint. Police say that Keith Kirk, 27, started out in a red car with an accomplice and went up to another driver around 6:10 a.m. on Beach Street, off Freeport Street, showed a black gun and demanded money - but then got back in his car when the driver refused to give him any.


  5. Problems of homelessness and drug abuse exploding beyond Methadone Mile, councilors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | Universal Hub

    The City Council agreed today to bring in city and state public-health experts to figure out what to do about increasing amounts of problems they say are happening from Dudley to Andrew because of the continued shutdown of the Long Island shelter and treatment programs. The proposal for a formal hearing on the issue was sponsored by Councilors Kim Janey , Frank Baker and Ed Flynn - whose neighborhoods converge along the Methadone Mile on Melnea Cass Boulevard and Massachusetts Avenue.


  6. Motocyclists to go on protest ride over guy who screamed at black motorcyclist in DorchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Universal Hub

    The All Rise Against Racism Bike Rid for Peace starts this Sunday at 2 p.m. at Dorchester Avenue and Park Street in Fields Corner, will then proceed around 3:30 p.m. to Adams and Chelmsford streets, where the screaming happened . Our action optic will demonstrate that I and others, as citizens of Boston, have every right to live, walk, ride and stand in every neighborhood in this City.


  7. Police: Gun-toting suspect arrested after running face first into a cruiser in DorchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2018 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report arresting a Mattapan man on gun charges in Dorchester yesterday after, they say, he began to run, pulled out a gun and then slammed right into the cruiser he failed to notice an officer had driven onto the sidewalk to block his way because he was too busy looking back at the officers chasing him. Police say the action began shortly after 1 p.m., when gang unit officers were doing a stake out in the area of 22 Leroy St., looking for a guy they wanted on a warrant.


  8. Man who seems to specialize in shooting from a scooter charged with...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Universal Hub

    Kevin Woods, 19, of Dorchester, had his bail on gun-related charges for a South Boston incident in which he allegedly fired shots while riding a scooter revoked yesterday at his arraignment on charges he shot somebody in the head while a passenger on a scooter on Centre Street in Dorchester yesterday. His alleged driver, a 17-year-old not named because of his age, had his bail set at $250,000 for his role in the shooting, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.


  9. Affordable-housing building approved on Dorchester Avenue near Talbot AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2018 | Universal Hub

    The Board of Appeals yesterday approved a developer's plans to replace a small junkyard at 1837-1841 Dorchester Ave. with a four-story building with ten apartments and a small space for a business. Travis Lee told the board he is working with state and city agencies to secure some financing that would let him market all ten units as affordable, to be rented to people making no more than 80% of the Boston area's median income.


  10. Police arrest three in Hyde Park for Mattapan carjackingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report arresting three men they say pushed a driver out of his car at gunpoint at River and Violante streets near Mattapan Square last night. Police say the victim somehow made his way down to Fairmount Avenue and Truman Parkway in Hyde Park, where, around 9:45 p.m., he flagged down an officer on routine patrol.


  11. Suspects sought for armed robberies of markets on Ashmont Street in DorchesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2018 | Universal Hub

    Boston Police report two markets about a mile apart on Ashmont Street were held up by two masked men with a gun this week. During the incident, the male suspect pictured is seen pointing a firearm at one of the store employees while the second suspect walked around the counter and emptied the cash register.


  12. Man convicted of holding a Dorchester teen while a pal shot him...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Universal Hub

    The Supreme Judicial Court today upheld Crisostomo Lopes's sentence of life without parole for his role in the murder of 14-year-old Nicholas Fomby-Davis on Bowdoin Street in 2010 - as a Boston gang officer watched helplessly from down the street. The state's highest court ruled Lopes got a fair trial and deserves to spend the rest of his life behind bars for his conviction on a charge of first-degree murder.


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