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Officers search for evidence the morning after a 4-year-old was shot in Dorchester.

Boston Police Say Gang Member Shot 4-Year-Old On Dorchester Playground

Boston police are blaming the shooting of 4-year-old boy on gang violence. Police Supt. Ed Davis said Tuesday a stray bullet struck the boy while he was at a playground in Dorchester.


Salem Amanuel, 23, was critically injured in a hit-and-run crash in Roxbury this past weekend.

Victim’s Family Begging For Roxbury Hit-And-Run Driver To Come Forward

The sisters of a woman critically injured in a hit-and-run crash in Roxbury this past weekend begged the driver to turn himself in on Wednesday.


Waltham police bulletin.

Waltham Pizza Shop Owner: Armed Robber Said ‘You’re Lucky I Didn’t Kill You’

Waltham Police have sent out a flier to make sure business owners are aware of three frightening robberies in three days.


A wrong-way crash on the expressway in Boston on June 20, 2011.

Police: Alcohol ‘Not A Factor’ In Wrong-Way Wreck On Expressway In Boston

State police say three people were seriously hurt in a wrong way crash on the Southeast Expressway in Boston overnight.


Boston Bruins fans celebrate outside of the Garden after Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Bruins Duck Boat Parade Set For Saturday Morning

The Boston Bruins victory parade will be held Saturday morning at 11 a.m.


Investigators examine a gun on the street at the scene of the shooting.

Boston Police Officer, 2 Others Shot In Dorchester

A Boston police officer and two others were wounded in a shooting in Dorchester Tuesday morning.


File Image (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Lifeguards To Work State Beaches Early Due To Hot Weather

State officials are scrambling to get lifeguards in their chairs at beaches across the Bay State because of the heat.



Bomb Squad Responds To MIT Dorm In Cambridge

Emergency personnel are investigating possible suspicious devices or materials at a residence hall at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


Two-year-old Harrison Wilson talks surveys the damage in his backyard from the June 1, 2011 tornadoes.

Southbridge Toddler’s Take On The Tornado: ‘Things Got Broken’

For one 2-year-old, like many others much older than him, Wednesday’s tornado is like nothing he’s ever seen. Harrison Wilson can see his toppled swing-set in the middle of a devastated neighborhood. He points out that “things got broken.”


South Westfield on East Main Street, June 1, 2011. (credit: Rob Macedo at Skywarn)

Westfield Mayor: Timing Of Tornado May Have Been A Good Thing

When the storm hit Westfield, many residents were still on the roads returning from work. The Mayor says timing of the storm may have been a good thing.