Teen charged with two armed robberies of Blue Hill Avenue convenience store

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 12:02Boston Police report arresting an 18-year-old on charges he used a BB gun to hold up Mr. Convenience Plus, 646 Blue Hill Ave., twice in March. Police say officers were out looking for the kid, whom they did not name, when:Free tagging: GunsBlue Hill AvenueNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime

Two Dorchester schools put in safe mode as police hunt man with gun

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 13:10Police had the King K-8 School on Lawrence Avenue and the Frederick Pilot Middle School on Columbia Road lock their doors around 1:10 p.m. as they searched for a man wanted for a gunpoint robbery a few days area who was spotted on Normandy Street near the two schools. The schools went back to normal operation around 1:30. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: Crime

Man found shot to death in building on fire

Tue, 03/31/2015 - 11:45Updated with information from Boston Police. Police officers responding to a report of shots fired at 332 Harvard St. in Dorchester around 11:25 a.m. found the building on fire, Boston Police report. After firefighters doused the first-floor flames, officers found the body of a man, 37, shot dead. A woman, 34, was also found with gunshot injuries; she was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive. Free tagging: GunsHarvard StreetMurderNeighborhoods: DorchesterTopics: CrimeFire
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