William Evans

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.

01/10/2014

BPD Superintendent in Chief William Gross (WBZ-TV photo)

Chief William Gross Credits Mother, Neighborhood For Achieving Dream

On Thursday, William Gross became the first African American Superintendent in Chief of the Boston Police Department, the #2 person on the force.

01/09/2014

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans. (WBZ-TV)

William Evans Introduced As Boston Police Commissioner

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh formally named 31-year department veteran William Evans as the city’s new police commissioner Thursday.

01/09/2014

Boston Police (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Boston Saw 31% Decline In Murders From 2012 To 2013

While the number of homicides in the city of Boston continues to decline, solving those crimes has proven to be somewhat of a challenge for police.

12/31/2013

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is the bright object seen in this night vision image of the boat he was captured in in Watertown. (Photo courtesy: Massachusetts State Police)

First 3 Officers Sought Backup After Spotting Movement In Watertown Boat

The first three policemen to approach the boat where the second suspected Boston marathon bomber was hiding say they backed off after movement inside led them to call for reinforcements.

04/23/2013

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