Dorchester

Rafael Motas-Pena arraigned on assault charges. ((WBZ-TV)

13-Year-Old Among Two Arrested For Armed Robbery In Roxbury Park

Boston police arrested two people over the weekend, including a 13-year-old boy, for allegedly robbing a man at knife-point and tying him up in a Roxbury park.

10/06/2014

First Lady Michelle Obama in Dorchester (WBZ-TV)

First Lady In New England To Boost Democrats

Michelle Obama energized a crowd at the Strand Theatre in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood during a rally for state Attorney General Martha Coakley’s gubernatorial bid.

WBZ-TV–10/03/2014

Police sealed off the scene of a shooting on Westville Street in Dorchester that wounded three people. (WBZ-TV)

Three People Shot In Dorchester

Boston police responded to 24 Westville St. where three people had been shot.

08/31/2014

The Dorchester community remembered Dawn Jaffier Thursday night during a vigil. (Bernice Corpuz/WBZ NewsRadio 1030).

Dorchester Murder Victim Remembered As Genuine, Funny

A vigil was held for Jaffier at Ringer Park behind the West End Boys & Girls Club Thursday night. Jaffier had worked with children at the Boys & Girls Club.

08/29/2014

Dawnn Jaffier. (Photo from Facebook)

No Bail For Young Man Charged In Dawnn Jaffier Murder

An 18-year-old was ordered held without bail Monday afternoon in the murder of a young woman in Dorchester over the weekend.

08/25/2014

Juanly Peña (WBZ-TV)

Teen, 15, Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In 9-Year-Old Brother’s Shooting Death

Juanly Pena, then 14, pointed a handgun at his brother’s chest from two to three feet away and thinking the gun was unloaded, pulled the trigger killing him.

08/20/2014

File image (Credit: iStockphoto)

Dorchester Sex Offender Accused Of Raping 10-Year-Old Girl

A sex offender with a lengthy criminal record is accused of raping a relative’s 10-year-old daughter while taking her to a summer youth program.

08/05/2014

WBZ TV'S YADIRES NOVA SALCEDO WITH CARMEN SANTOS JULY 2014 2

Roxbury Multi-Service Center Turns 50

July 19, 2014 On Thursday July 24th, there will be a special 50th Anniversary Gala Event at the JFK Library, celebrating the contributions and success of the Roxbury Multi-Service Center – an outstanding institution with […]

WBZ-TV–07/18/2014

A Dorchester homeless shelter got a surprise makeover. (WBZ-TV)

Homeless Shelter In Dorchester Gets Surprise Makeover

Bassett Furniture delivered a truck full of new couches, chairs and other items to Dorchester ReVision Family Home on Thursday.

07/17/2014

Spray-on sunscreen (WBZ-TV)

FDA Investigates Safety Of Spray-On Sunscreen

The Food and Drug Administration will be taking a closer look at spray sunscreens to see if they might pose health risks, especially in children.

07/17/2014

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