Attorney pleads not guilty in witness tampering case

Well-known attorney Timothy Flaherty allegedly bribed the victim of one of his clients with $2,500 so the victim would not testify in a hate crime case.

// Man pleads guilty in Woburn officer’s shooting death

The second-degree murder charge stems from a Christmas 2010 jewelry robbery that ended with the murder of John Maguire.

Boston drug programs nearing capacity, report finds

Detox programs in Boston are operating at 97 percent capacity, even as a surge in opioid abuse threatens to increase demand on services.

// Mother calls video of 7-year-old’s shooting ‘heartbreaking’

The boy was shot over the weekend in Dorchester as he rode his cousin’s bicycle.

// WMEX-AM will not carry Rush Limbaugh

The incoming owners of 1510 WMEX said they will pass on Rush Limbaugh after his distributor and WRKO failed to reach an extension.

// Republican Rand Paul blames right-wing hawks for rise of ISIS

‘‘ISIS exists and grew stronger because of the hawks in our party who gave arms indiscriminately,’’ Paul said.

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 27: Attorney General Loretta Lynch speaks at a packed news conference at the U.S. Attorneys Office of the Eastern District of New York following the early morning arrest of world soccer figures, including officials of FIFA, for racketeering, bribery, money laundering and fraud on May 27, 2015 in New York City. The morning arrests took place at a hotel where FIFA members were attending a meeting for the world governing body of soccer (football) in Switzerland. The Justice Department unsealed a 47 count indictment early Wednesday charging 14 world soccer figures. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Evan Horowitz | Quick study

What is the FIFA corruption probe all about?

So many questions are swirling following the arrest of top soccer officials. Here’s some answers.

// Patriots introduce top pick Malcom Brown

The defensive tackle out of Texas received his ceremonial No. 1 Patriots jersey from Robert and Jonathan Kraft Wednesday.

// 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.

Brockton Mayor Bill Carpenter took a photo of at the scene of the water main break in East Bridgewater.

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Water main break leaves thousands dry in Brockton

Residents have been left without water or with dirty water and low pressure after the water main break in East Bridgewater.


This mindfulness teacher gets results (just ask Kobe)

Newton’s George Mumford teaches basketball greats — and everyday people — the power of flow.

(From left) Christopher, Claire, and Edward Goul.

Southern California triplets all accepted to MIT

Christopher, Claire, and Edward Goul, of Newport Beach, will start at the Cambridge institution in the fall.

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

From arts and crafts to shuffleboard, some in “Generation Yawn” identify more with their grandparents than their Gen X predecessors.

Philadelphia Phillies' Ryan Howard (6) reacts after striking out during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Friday, May 22, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)


If Red Sox go the trade route, what can they get?

A look at the players who are most likely to be available to contenders from underperforming teams.

Tim Inthirakoth picked up a hybrid Zipcar from James Court garage in the South End.

Boston advances plan to designate public spaces for Zipcar, Enterprise

Boston car owners could soon find some public spaces off-limits after officials set them aside for car-sharing services.

Nicholas Lee, 11, of Diamond Bar, Calif. reacted as he correctly spelled

Contestants hit the stage in the 2015 National Spelling Bee

Highlights from the preliminary rounds of the contest, in which 283 regional champions compete for more than $37,000 in cash and prizes.

The Big Picture

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Texas flooding

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