Boston Crime

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Jump In Boston Murder Rate Blamed On Drug Trade

Murder is on the rise in Boston with 64 homicides so far this year, the latest happening early this morning in Mattapan.


The number 44 bus in Roxbury Tuesday morning.

One Dead In Double Stabbing On MBTA Bus

The Trotter Elementary School in Roxbury is in “safe mode” while police search for four suspects seen running from the bus.


Boston man convicted of shooting eighth-grader

BOSTON (AP) – A 19-year-old Boston man has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance for parole after being found guilty of gunning down another teen at a school bus stop.


Mattapan killings suspect linked to murder weapon

BOSTON (WBZ) — A Dorchester man charged in connection with the shooting deaths of four people — including a 2-year-old boy – was ordered held on $500,000 bail Wednesday. 35-year-old Kimani Washington pleaded not guilty […]


US Marshals join search for Whitey Bulger

The FBI has enlisted the help of another federal law enforcement agency in the hunt for fugitive Boston mob boss James “Whitey” Bulger.


Funeral for mother, son killed in Mattapan

A young mother and her young son killed in a shooting in Boston have been laid to rest.


Thieves steal $100,000 in goods from Chanel

Boston police are looking for at least five people in connection with some high end robberies.


Suspect tied to Mattapan murders won’t fight return

The Dorchester man wanted for questioning in the Mattapan murders won’t fight a return to Boston.


Home searched in Mattapan murders case

Boston police executed a search warrant Friday at the home of one of the Mattapan murder victims.


Guns, SUV linked to Mattapan murders found

Investigators say they’re making progress in trying to solve the murders of four people Tuesday in Mattapan.