An elderly woman died in a fire at a home in Hyde Park Saturday night.
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.
A Salisbury man wanted for questioning in connection with the death of a man whose remains were found burning in a barrel in Bridgewater earlier this month has been found in California.
Police have identified the human remains that were found burning inside a barrel in a wooded area of Bridgewater.
For the first time in two decades, the name “Thomas Menino” was not on the ballot for the mayor of Boston.
An explosion at an apartment complex in Hyde Park Friday morning sent a man to the hospital after the impact of the blast blew off both of his hands.
The suspect in the slaying of a South Boston woman was ordered held on $3 million cash bail in two other attacks on women.
Boston police are looking for the public’s help with finding a missing 74-year-old Hyde Park resident who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease.
Police say the man in custody for attacking two women in South Boston last week is also responsible for the murder of Amy Lord.
The Boston police officer who has been stripped of his detective ranking after it was learned that he failed to arrest a man who is now a person of interest in the Amy Lord murder also faces disciplinary action in a separate case, his internal affairs record indicates.