Six members of board that oversees MBTA to resign

The moves come after Governor Baker last week asked for resignations following a report critical of the T.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

epa04714870 A sketch artist rendition of the scene inside the John J Moakley Federal Courthouse of victim Celeste Corcoran testifying during the the first day of sentencing of Tsarnaev's trial in Boston, Massachusetts, USA 21 April 2015. EPA/JANE FLAVELL COLLINS


Bombings’ lasting effects described in penalty phase

Victims and family members testified about the lasting physical and emotional tolls on the first day of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s sentencing hearing.

// Survivors speak out on death penalty in Tsarnaev trial

As jurors consider the federal government’s most extreme punishment, several survivors have shared their opinions.

$500,000 bail set in case of armed man at hospital helipad

Brad Clarke was allegedly found armed and wearing body armor near a Boston Medical Center helicopter pad.

// Company faulted in Back Bay fire won’t face charges

Prosecutors have concluded that the metalworkers who accidentally started a fatal fire last year did not act recklessly.

The gold bar weighs 26 pounds and is valued between $470,000 and $500,000.


Gold bar worth up to $500,000 recovered after heist

The bar was recovered in Florida from the March 1 robbery of an armored car bound for Boston.

Investigators looked in the walls of the Ted Williams Tunnel.

Mass. State Police

Troopers find man lost in wall of Ted Williams Tunnel

Daniel Kelly faces trespassing charges after he called police to let them know he was trapped in a storm drain.

Last man finishes Boston Marathon after nearly 20 hours

Maickel Melamed, who has muscular dystrophy, took his final steps with cheering volunteers and supporters by his side.

Dustin Hicks (right) of Temple Terrace, Fla, proposes marriage to Laura Bowerman after crossing the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday.

Boston Marathon had 98 percent completion rate

More than 27,000 runners completed the course on Monday, while about 1,300 were treated by medical staff.

Drone-detection firm brought net guns to Marathon

The technology is an example of how the airborne machines are changing the security conversation.

At Moonshine 152, from chef-owner Asia Mei, grilled pork tenderloin is served with clams, baby artichokes, leeks, and bacon-spiked greens in mushroom broth.


dining out

World flavors at Southie’s Moonshine 152

At the South Boston restaurant, chef-owner Asia Mei combines diverse influences to create an appealing neighborhood spot.

Red Sox manager John Farrell stepped in between David Ortiz and home plate umpire John Tumpane Sunday. (Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) Topic: Red Sox-Orioles Reporter: Peter Abraham

Red Sox’ David Ortiz suspended one game

Ortiz made contact with the home plate umpire after he was ejected from Sunday’s game.

Orioles starter Wei-Yin Chen was removed from Monday’s game vs. the Red Sox in the fifth inning.

Alex Speier

Red Sox making life tough on opposing starters

The recent trend of relying on a loaded bullpen has not really translated to wins across Major League Baseball.

Foxborough, MA - 10/16/14 - Workers remove the tarp from the field at Gillette Stadium as the New England Patriots prepare to take on the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium in a Thursday night game. - (Barry Chin/Globe Staff), Section: Sports, Reporter: Shalise Manza-Young, Topic: 17Patriots-Jets, LOID: 7.4.2761703913.

Patriots 2015 schedule to be revealed tonight

The Patriots already know the teams they will face next season, but tonight they’ll find out in which order.

Kevin Paul Dupont

// In Cleveland emphasis is on Cavs, not the King

In LeBron James’s second go-round in Cleveland, a team-first approach is more evident than a focus on their biggest star.

Survivors arrived on an Italian patrol ship after a migrant boat capsized in the Mediterranean

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

Why are migrants dying in the Mediterranean?

News of migrants crossing into Europe may sound familiar, but the journey is far more perilous than the one often made to the US.


Wu-Tang’s GZA to lecture at MIT on space, rap

The appearance marks the third installment in the institute’s speaker series featuring hip hop artists.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 19: What to expect in penalty phase of Tsarnaev trial

This interactive timeline highlights trial coverage and a podcast featuring Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri.


You react

// Should Dzhokhar Tsarnaev be executed?

Globe Opinion is hosting a moderated forum during the course of the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial.

The Big Picture

The 2015 Boston Marathon

The running of the world-class Boston Marathon filled the cold and wet streets of the city for the 119th time.