Patriots implicated in Deflategate report

The long-awaited report said “it is more probable than not” that attendants deflated footballs and that Tom Brady was aware of it.

Quarterback Tom Brady said he does not know how the Patriots’ game footballs became underinflated in the AFC title game.

Stan Grossfeld/Globe Staff

Quarterback Tom Brady said he does not know how the Patriots’ game footballs became underinflated in the AFC title game.

// Report details texts about deflated footballs

Texts between locker room attendant Jim McNally and equipment assistant John Jastremski were included in the report.

// Robert Kraft blasts report

“The time, effort and resources expended to reach this conclusion are incomprehensible to me,” said Kraft.

Sean Ellis in 1995.

Judge rebukes Boston Police in ordering new trial for ‘93 murder

A judge said the investigation into the death of Detective John Mulligan was influenced by corrupt detectives and marred by prosecutorial failures.

Shaun Harrison appeared in Suffolk Superior Court Wednesday morning.

Mark Garfinkel/Pool

Former English high school dean held on $400,000 bail

Shaun Harrison allegedly committed an “execution-style” shooting of a 17-year-old student who was selling marijuana for him.

Mikhail Young was arraigned this week on a fugitive from justice charge.

Footage places son at murder scene, official says

The bodies of a Sudbury couple were found with multiple stab wounds by a maid at a St. Thomas resort, an official said.

Former teacher convicted of child pornography charges

A former Somerville and Cambridge teacher could face up to 20 years in prison and a lifetime of supervised release.

Tech Lab

// Rebelling against the robocallers

Sick of cellphone spam? Time to fight back, with apps and online services that can filter out the worst.

Advice for new grads on work, play, and more

Several Boston-area experts offer advice on making the transition from college to real life easier.

// Celtics have plenty of options in free agency

The free agency period begins in July, and the Celtics look to be in an enviable position with regard to cap space.

// Why is cancer so prevalent in golden retrievers? Study aims to find out

Golden retrievers die of bone cancer, lymphoma, and a cancer of the blood vessels more than any other breed in the country.

Magazine | Miss Conduct

// Race and the job hunt

Studies show resumes from applicants with nonwhite names get fewer callbacks. Here’s advice on counteracting the bias.

Beverly Scott

Former MBTA GM calls for full state takeover of agency

In an interview with CommonWealth, Beverly Scott said Governor Baker’s plan doesn’t go far enough.

Lexington biotech Synageva acquired for $8.4 billion

Synageva was formed in 2008 to focus on rare diseases and had 282 full-time employees as of the end of 2014.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

Brain expert testifies for Tsarnaev defense in penalty phase

The part of the brain that matures the latest controls impulses and imagines consequences of actions, Dr. Jay Giedd said.

Right whales spotted close to the South Shore coast.

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Right whales spotted close to South Shore coast

About 50 right whales have been spotted unusually close to the coast from Duxbury to Sandwich over the past week.

Frank Freshwaters, 79, in 1959 and 2015 photos.

Brevard County Sheriff's Office in Florida/REUTERS

Man who escaped ‘Shawshank’ captured after 56 years on lam

Frank Freshwaters, now 79, was imprisoned at the Ohio jail later used for the film “The Shawshank Redemption.”

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 27: Tsarnaev defense turns to Chechen history

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


Alan M. Dershowitz

// Are Baltimore charges about justice or crowd control?

Mollifying demonstrators is not a proper component of prosecutorial discretion and is inconsistent with due process.

The Big Picture

Georgiy Samsonov (L), Fabrizio Bensch/Reuters

The big picture

Berlin battleground—70 years later

Decades after the Battle for Berlin, photographer Fabrizio Bensch unearthed pictures by a Red Army photographer that depicted a city at war’s end.