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.

A massive water main break underneath a homeowner’s driveway in East Bridgewater disrupted water service to several towns.

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Water main break causes state of emergency in Brockton

The break in East Bridgewater has affected residents in Brockton, Whitman, Hanson, and Pembroke.

// 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.

Attorney charged with witness tampering in hate crime case

Timothy Flaherty allegedly bribed the victim of one of his client’s with $2,500 so he would not testify.

// Seven soccer officials arrested in US corruption probe

Swiss federal prosecutors also opened criminal proceedings related to FIFA’s awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.

2 men injured in Marshfield propane tank explosion

A propane tank ruptured and exploded at a filling station, catapulting over a four-lane highway.

// 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.

// Lacking permit, Uber, Lyft drivers face $500 city fines

Ride-sharing companies operate in a legal gray area because their drivers have not been licensed as taxi or livery drivers.

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

Family photo

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.

// 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.

Underwater explorer Barry Clifford found a silver bar that he believes is part of Captain Kidd's treasure. Guards protect the silver, the President and his Ministers are on the platform along with the British and American Ambassadors.


Did Cape Cod treasure hunter find Captain Kidd’s loot?

The man once called the “Pirate Prince’’ may have have done it again.

At Zo in Boston: a chicken gyro (above); pitas and rotisseries of meat (below).

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Where to indulge in authentic gyros in Boston area

Gyros are stars of Greek cuisine, and full of contradictions: sandwiches that are hot but refreshing, and crispy yet soft.

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Senate, Baker at odds over how to help low-income workers

The state Senate and Governor Baker can’t agree on how to expand the state’s earned income tax credit.

// Genetic testing is not flawless, study finds

Flaws in testing can result in some people wrongly advised to worry about a disease risk and others wrongly told they can relax.

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Texas flooding

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