Mother of three killed by errant gunfire in Dorchester park

Photos were seen at a memorial for shooting victim Grisel Sanchez (center in left photo and at left in the right photo) at Puddingstone Park.

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The woman (at center in photo on left) was shot and killed as she walked through Puddingstone Park in Dorchester.

The Deflategate ruling

Ben Volin | on football

// Brady, Kraft explanations have inconsistencies worth exploring

While the owner and quarterback offered passionate responses to the NFL’s decision on Deflategate, they weren’t totally convincing.

// ‘I was wrong to put my faith in the league,’ Kraft says

The Patriots owner called the decision handed down by the NFL in the Tom Brady Deflategate case “unfathomable.”

PHOENIX, AZ - FEBRUARY 02: (L-R) Tom Brady of the New England Patriots with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and the Super Bowl XLIX MVP trophy during a press conference folowing the Patriots Super Bowl win over the Seattle Seahawks on February 2, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Tom Brady tells NFL ‘I did nothing wrong’

The Patriots quarterback responded to the NFL’s decision to uphold his suspension via Facebook.

// In Worcester public housing, residents given ultimatum

If you want to receive help from Worcester public housing, you’ll need to get a job, go to school, or get out.

04/06/15: Philadelphia, PA: Red Sox starting pitcher Clay Buchholz threw seven scoreless innings to lead Boston top an 8-0 victory. The Boston Red Sox visited the Philadelphia Phillies for their 2015 MLB season Opening Day game at Citizens Bank Park. (Globe Staff Photo/Jim Davis) section: sports topic: Red Sox-Phillies

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Alex Speier

Payroll key consideration as Red Sox build for 2016

If a well-rounded roster is to be forged, it’s hard to imagine the team doing so without diving into the trade market.

International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach speaks during a press conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, July, 29, 2015. Malaysia is hosting the 128th IOC executive board meeting where the vote for the host cities of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games and for the 2020 Youth Olympic Winter Games will take place.(AP Photo/Joshua Paul)

Boston failed to deliver on ‘promises,’ IOC president says

Thomas Bach said Boston was firmly to blame for its aborted bid for the 2024 Olympics.

//[1][1]%20(1).jpg Memorial Mass held today for child found on Deer Island

Investigators have run down hundreds of leads and received many tips since her body was found in June.

Hike the Whites

Vote for your favorite White Mountains adventure

Voting is down to the final four. Cast your vote and see which hikes make the final cut.

//[1]-8485--90x90.jpg Court reinstates ex-Bulger handler’s conviction

Former FBI agent John Connolly’s murder conviction for the 1982 shooting death of John Callahan had been overturned in 2014.

// Man’s body recovered from Charles River

Witnesses said the man jumped into the Charles River near the Museum of Science and did not surface.

// Medford mayor promises ‘decisive action’ after taped stop

Detective Stephen LeBert stopped a motorist while off duty and said he could “put a hole” in the driver’s head.

University of Cincinnati Police Officer Ray Tensing stopped on Samuel DuBose on July 19.


Cincinnati officer facing murder charge in driver’s killing

A prosecutor said the University of Cincinnati officer “purposely killed him” and “should never have been a police officer.”

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Microsoft Corp.

Tech Lab | BetaBoston

With Windows 10, Microsoft has the right stuff

After one of the biggest fiascos in its history, Microsoft is back on track with its new operating system.

House passes bill setting this year’s sales tax holiday

The bill would suspend the sales tax for purchases on almost all retail items $2,500 and under for Aug. 15 and 16.

opinion | Ralph Nader

// Raise the minimum wage

The minimum wage should be part of the debate as presidential candidates battle it out.

// Debris found on island examined for links to missing Malaysia plane

A large object that appeared to be an airplane part washed up on the shore of Réunion, a French island in the Indian Ocean.

// N.Y. prison worker’s sexual relationship with escapees detailed

Joyce Mitchell’s favors grew bigger and riskier as did the stakes of their relationship, she reportedly told investigators.

The Big Picture

A boy plays during breaktime at the Senator Obama primary school in the village of Kogelo, west of Kenya’s capital of Nairobi on July 16. US President Barack Obama visits Kenya and Ethiopia this month.

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The Big Picture

Obama’s ancestral home

President Obama visits Kenya and Ethiopia this month. His ancestral home of Kogelo is home to Sarah Hussein Obama, his step-grandmother.



// Amazon’s new storefront, Launchpad, takes on The Grommet

The company’s new storefront borrows heavily from Somerville-based e-commerce site The Grommet.


// ‘Kandhamal’ tells whole story of anti-Christian persecution

What happened to the Christians of Kandhamal, India, in 2008 almost defies belief. Here are six of their stories.