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Double shooting in Boston leaves woman dead, man injured

Police in Boston are investigating a double shooting in Dorchester that left a woman dead and a man injured. The victims were shot around 9 p.m. Saturday in the area of 240 Westview St., according to a Boston police spokesman. Neither victim has been publicly identified. The man was in...
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Woman Dead in Dorchester Double Shooting, Boston Police Say

A woman is dead following a double shooting Saturday night in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood, police said. Boston officers responded to the double shooting just after 9 p.m. on Westview Street just off Blue Hill Avenue where they found a woman and a man with gunshot wounds, police said. Both were...
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Tent fire draws emergency response in Boston’s Methadone Mile

One of the tents that’s sprung up on Methadone Mile caught fire early Saturday morning, drawing emergency responders to the troubled area. A Boston Fire spokesman said the department responded to reports of a tent fire on Atkinson Street around 4 a.m. When they showed up, there was in fact a tent ablaze, but there was no one in the tent — or around it.

Drones to buzz Fenway during Sox game

BOSTON (WHDH) - Baseballs won’t be the only things flying through the air during Sunday evening’s Red Sox game — drones will be buzzing around Fenway Park as well. Boston police said ESPN will be using drones to film part of the game between the Red Sox and the Yankees, who are battling for the the wild card slot.

Police Investigate Mattapan Double Shooting

BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Police are investigating a Saturday night double shooting in Mattapan. Two people were shot on Westview Street around 9 p.m. One of the victims suffered life-threatening injuries. Police did not share any information on potential suspects or a motive at this point in the investigation.

1 dead, 1 seriously injured after shooting in Dorchester

BOSTON (WHDH) - One person is dead and another is seriously injured after a shooting in Dorchester on Saturday night, Boston police said. Officers responding to a reported shooting in the area of Westview Street and Blue Hill Avenue found a man and a woman suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Both victims were taken to the hospital.

Two shot, one dead in Franklin Field

Boston Police report a man and a woman were shot at 240 Westview St. in the Franklin Field development around 9 p.m. Both were taken to local hospitals. The woman died, the man is in stable condition. There was a second related crime scene at the other end of Franklin...

Boston police arrest woman featured on Most Wanted list

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston police have arrested a woman who was featured on the department’s Most Wanted list. Rebecca Savickas, 40, of Boston, was taken into custody in the area of Columbia Road and Stoughton Street around 9 a.m. Thursday, according to Boston police. She is slated to be arraigned...

Holliston Police Department – Monthly Update: August 2021

On August 1, 2021, Detective Ciara Maguire reached twenty-seven (27) years of service with the Holliston Police Department. On August 9, 2021, Lieutenant Leurini met with Medway Sergeant Jeff Watson, and DPW Director Sean Reese to discuss the placement and installation of the new Commercial Motor Vehicle Exclusion (CMVE) signs on South Street, Bullard Street, High Street, and Locust Street.

Woman Killed in Double Shooting Remembered as Happy Mom Who Radiated Joy

Friends and family gathered in Boston's Dorchester neighborhood Sunday to remember the woman who was killed in a double shooting in the city this weekend. The vigil was held outside the victim's home. She has not been identified, and the woman's family has asked for privacy but tells NBC10 Boston that her nickname was Peanut.

Janey Endorses Wu to Be Next Mayor of Boston

Boston Mayor Kim Janey has backed Michelle Wu to succeed her, giving the city councilor one of the most high-profile endorsements in the mayoral election so far. Janey appeared with Wu at a campaign endorsement event at Roxbury's Nubian Square Saturday. "We have so much more to do. It is...

Investigation underway after truck slams into Allston auto body shop

BOSTON (WHDH) - Police have launched an investigation after a truck slammed into an auto body shop in Allston early Saturday morning. Emergency crews responding to a reported crash in the area of Cambridge and Lincoln streets found a vehicle with major front end damage, according to Boston police. There...

Boston Police Seek Man Who Assaulted Security Officer

A security officer was assaulted in Boston's Roxbury neighborhood early Friday morning, and police are asking for help identifying a suspect. Boston police released several images of the man allegedly responsible for the aggravated attack. He is described as 35-45 years old and 6 feet tall with a medium build and long, light brown hair.

One of BPD’s most wanted arrested in Dorchester

About 9:00 AM, on Thursday, September 23, 2021, Officers assigned to the Anti-Crime Unit in C11 (Dorchester), made an on-site arrest in the area of Columbia Road & Stoughton Street of Rebecca Savickas, 40, of Boston. Officers on routine patrol observed Rebecca Savickas, recently featured on the Boston Police Departments’...