Probation trial verdict could further taint DeLeo

Jurors found that the ex-probation chief used jobs to entice lawmakers to support House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/obrien150-13021.jpg Jury finds O’Brien ran criminal enterprise

John O’Brien and his top aide, Elizabeth Tavares, were convicted of mail fraud, racketeering, and racketeering conspiracy.

editorial

Jury cracks down hard on Beacon Hill’s corrupt culture

The overall verdict in the probation case should prompt deeper introspection.

Thomas Farragher

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/24/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/farragher--90x90.png The spectacular collapse of Jack O’Brien

Just because all your friends were handing out jobs, commissioner, didn’t make it right. In fact, the jury said, it was a broad criminal enterprise.

Shirley Leung

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/24/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/shirleyleung_150-7884.png Market Basket clan could use advice from other feuding family businesses

This town has had its share of ugly blood feuds, often pitting brother against brother.

Judge rejects bid to dismiss Aaron Hernandez charges

The judge rejected arguments that the former Patriots tight end has been wrongly accused in the slaying of Odin Lloyd.

Experts call on judge to block Partners’ hospital takeovers

The group warned that the agreement with Martha Coakley to allow the deals is unlikely to contain rising medical costs.

According to multiple industry sources, NESN informed WEEI and its parent company, Entercom, in recent days that the “Dennis and Callahan” simulcast will not continue after their contract ends in September.

SPORTS MEDIA

NESN tuning out WEEI’s ‘Dennis and Callahan’ simulcast

The decision to cancel the simulcast is not specifically related to controversial comments about Erin Andrews, according to sources.

B.C. ethicist: Don’t cover infertility treatments for fertile gay or single women

The paper was published in a well-respected medical journal and proposed by a doctoral student in theological ethics.

The first day of drive-through tolls on the Tobin Bridge. More poll respondents favored an increase in fees and taxes if the proceeds would go to repairs of local roadways.

Weekly Poll

Voters would pay for road fixes — close to home

Mass. voters are sensitive to whether their taxes will go toward infrastructure upgrades nearby, a new Boston Globe poll finds.

Opinion

JOAN VENNOCHI

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/24/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/vennochi-1771.png Employees are the losers in Market Basket feud

Workers put their livelihoods on the line for Arthur T. Demoulas. Will their jobs still be there when the dust settles?

Movies

movie review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/17/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/AMWM-01256.jpg Hoffman shines in ‘A Most Wanted Man’

The adaption of John le Carré’s best-selling novel is Philip Seymour Hoffman’s last leading role before his death.