Mother calls video of shooting ‘heartbreaking’

A 7-year-old boy was shot over the weekend in Dorchester as he rode his cousin’s bicycle.

Water main break causes state of emergency in Brockton

The break in East Bridgewater has affected residents in Brockton, Whitman, Hanson, and Pembroke.

// Man pleads guilty to 2nd-degree murder in Woburn officer’s death

Scott Hanright, 23, served as the lookout in the robbery that ended with the fatal shooting of Officer John Maguire.

// Lacking permit, Uber, Lyft drivers face $500 city fines

Ride-sharing companies operate in a legal gray area because their drivers have not been licensed as taxi or livery drivers.

Jose Maria Marin, a top FIFA official, is one of nine of the soccer governing body’s officials indicted on corruption charges by the US Justice Department.

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Seven soccer officials arrested in US corruption probe

Swiss federal prosecutors also opened criminal proceedings related to FIFA’s awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

2 men injured in Marshfield propane tank explosion

A propane tank ruptured and exploded at a filling station, catapulting over a four-lane highway.

// Defendant’s illness delays testimony in Amy Lord case

Testimony in the first-degree murder trial of Edwin Alemany was postponed Wednesday for one day.

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Millennials embrace ‘vintage,’ but don’t call them hipsters

The behavior of a contingent of young, urban women (mostly) is more reminiscent of their grandmothers’ than their Gen X predecessors.

// Caterpillars of winter moths threaten region’s trees, again

The caterpillars will fill their appetites with just about any kind of tree.

Underwater explorer Barry Clifford found a silver bar that he believes is part of Captain Kidd's treasure. Guards protect the silver, the President and his Ministers are on the platform along with the British and American Ambassadors.


Did Cape Cod treasure hunter find Captain Kidd’s loot?

The man once called the “Pirate Prince’’ may have have done it again.

// Salaries of top-paid Mass. CEOs dwarf average workers

The 10 most handsomely paid CEOs earned a total of $191 million in the last fiscal year.

MIT Dean of Admissions Stuart Schmill says this is not the first set of triplets attending the school, but it is rare.

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Southern California triplets all accepted to MIT

Their grandfather taught at MIT, but all three say they decided to attend the school independent of his connection.

// Rick Santorum enters presidential race

The 57-year-old Republican begins his second presidential campaign as a heavy underdog.

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// Patriots have number of position battles to sort out

Let’s take a look at the Patriots’ six key competitions during organized team activities over the next three weeks.

// Season opener ‘not the same’ without Brady, Roethlisberger says

The Steelers’ quarterback acknowledged things will be different if his Patriots counterpart’s suspension is upheld.

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Texas flooding

Major rainfall over the past few days has caused severe flooding and property damage in parts of Texas.