Three injured in head-on Blue Hill Avenue crash

A Saturn and a Focus collided head on shortly before 9 p.m. on Blue Hill Avenue near Deering Road. One of the cars burst into flames. Three people were injured. The road was shut. Tue, 03/31/2015 - 20:55

Police: Motorist stops to confront man who seemed to have just fired a gun in Mattapan

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 08:25Boston Police report a motorist who head a loud bang around 8:25 a.m. yesterday on Elizabeth Street in Mattapan, spotted a man standing over a gun - and then stopped to confront him. The man, police say, stood up and ran towards Astoria Street, without the gun.Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: MattapanTopics: Crime

Scooter driver loses control, crashes in Mattapan

Updated Thursday with info from BPD. Boston Police report a 26-year-old man was taken to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries after he lost control of his scooter and crashed around 9:40 p.m. outside 236 River St. Police continue to investigate how he lost control. The man remains in the hospital.

Car, apartment building come under fire in Mattapan

Fri, 03/13/2015 - 23:35Around 11:35 p.m. at Fremont and Babson streets. At least eight shots fired. Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: MattapanTopics: Crime
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