Man tried to flee with $38m in checks, SEC says

During a federal raid, a TelexFree executive tried to escape with a laptop and a bag holding cashier’s checks, according to court records.

Radiation survey will be performed on Marathon route

Low-flying helicopters may be visible in areas west of downtown Boston through the weekend, according to officials.

Sean Collier was shot around 10:20 p.m. a year ago today while sitting in his MIT police cruiser.

Fallen MIT officer Sean Collier remembered in Cambridge

“Sean was truly one of the brave ones,” said MIT Police Chief John DiFava at today’s ceremony for Collier.

Somerville officials outraged at child pornography charges

“Allegations like this strike fear and doubt into your hearts” said Mayor Joseph Curtatone on the arrest of a former city teacher.

A pregnant female inmate at Western Massachusetts Regional Women's Correctional Center.

Dina Rudick /Globe staff


Taking the shackles off pregnant prisoners

Massachusetts is poised to ban the restraining of inmates during labor and delivery. It’s part of a change in how we treat women doing time and giving birth.

// Patrick criticizes radio station shutdown

“I’m incredibly disappointed,” Governor Patrick said of the decision by federal agents to shutter an unlicensed radio station in Grove Hall.

// Little Joe Cook, singer of hit song ‘Peanuts,’ has died

Cook, recognized around Cambridge for his Cadillac with the license plate “Nut Man,” played for years at Cantab Lounge.

// Pair allegedly swindled $450,000 meant for cat

Instead of safeguarding the money for an ailing, elderly neighbor’s pet, two Brighton women are accused of going on a spending spree.

Globe Insiders

Friday, April 25

// ‘Becoming Cuba’

After watching the Huntington Theatre Company play, join photographer Essdras M. Suarez for a discussion about Cuba.


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Movie Review

Daniel Wu and Nick Cheung star in Dante Lam’s police drama “That Demon Within.”

‘That Demon Within’ is both good cop and bad cop

Director Dante Lam juggles so many tropes — the vigilante cop, the man with a mysterious past — everything tumbles.