Winter storm expected to hamper Thanksgiving travel

Up to a foot of snow is expected to fall in parts of Western and Central Massachusetts Wednesday.

MBTA trolley cars crash near Cedar Grove Station

Seven people complained of back discomfort after the crash at 6:40 a.m., the MBTA said.

Bill Cosby helped Berklee College of Music mark its 60th anniversary with a performance at the Wang Center on Jan. 28, 2006.

Colleges face quandary over ties to Cosby

Berklee College of Music distanced itself from Bill Cosby amid accusations against him, but UMass Amherst is maintaining its ties.

Will Lautzenheiser showed how he can use his newly transplanted arms to hug his partner, Angel Gonzalez.

Donated arms thrill transplant recipient

For Will Lautzenheiser, the limbs of a stranger have become his own, transplanted during a nine-hour operation in October.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tdayknighthoodaa--90x90.jpg Passing the drumstick to a new generation

State judges in Mass. face mandatory retirement at age 70. But when it comes to stepping aside at Thanksgiving, the rules aren’t set.

Impassioned crowds take to the streets in Boston

There were more than 15 arrests during last night’s protests over the decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo., Officer Darren Wilson.

Police and protesters jammed Dewey Square, near an I-93 exit ramp.

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Police and protesters jammed Dewey Square, near an I-93 exit ramp.

For the most part, the protesters were peaceful.

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For the most part, the protesters were peaceful.

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Police said more than 15 demonstrators were arrested.

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Demonstrators gathered near South Station.

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Emerson Brandao of Roxbury stands in front of officers.

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Protesters tried to gain access to Interstate 93 but were blocked by police.

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Police and demonstrators met near an entrance ramp onto Interstate 93 at Melnea Cass Boulevard.

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Police and demonstrators pushed against each other near Melnea Cass Boulevard and Mass. Ave.

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Police stopped demonstrators after they walked from Dudley Square.

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Protesters and police were in a stand-off near Interstate 93.

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City Council member Tito Jackson led demonstrators away from the Mass. Ave. on-ramp.

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Jose Honore, 18, and Bernadine Desanges, 24, both of Hyde Park, participated in a rally in Dudley Square.

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Johnnie Hamilton-Mason, a professor at Simmons College and resident of Hyde Park, held a candle during a silent vigil in Dudley Square.

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Inmates at the South Bay House of Corrections put their hands in the air after taping “Mike Brown” on the window of their cell.

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In Ferguson, Mo., where schools have been closed and businesses destroyed, residents worried about surviving the days and weeks ahead.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/25/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/04503510.jpg Darren Wilson explains why he killed Michael Brown

The September grand jury testimony provides the first and most detailed account directly from Wilson of Michael Brown’s shooting.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/11/26/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy-7242.jpg Red Sox to be applauded for spending

John Henry said the Sox are now willing to exceed the magical $189 million salary tax threshold. Wow. Now we’re talking.