One person died in a double stabbing here on Margaretta Drive in Hyde Park. (WBZ-TV)

New Police Commissioner Faced With First 2 Murders Of Year On First Day

On the same day Boston’s new police commissioner promised a crackdown on violent crime, the city had its first two homicides of the new year.


Dwayne Moore.

Opening Statements Begin In Mattapan Murders Retrial

Opening statements in the retrial of a Boston man charged with killing three adults and a toddler in the city’s Mattapan neighborhood two years ago are getting under way.


(Photo Credit: Bree Sison/WBZ-TV)

Deaths In South Boston Apartment Fire Ruled Homicides

The deaths of two people in a South Boston apartment fire have been ruled homicides.


Boston crime rates rise

Boston Police are beefing up patrols in response to a frightening jump in violent crime. Murders are up 24 percent over this time in 2009, with 50 Boston homicides this year compared to 38 last […]