Tsarnaev can meet family without FBI present, judge says

Prosecutors had suggested that the FBI agent’s presence was necessary for security when Dzokhar Tsarnaev’s family visited.

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Boston Police Commissioner William Evans said that Wakefield native Kevin Edson had “some issues.”

Helicopters head to help the more than 450 passengers and crew aboard a South Korean ferry as it sinks.

Hundreds remain missing after ferry disaster

At least four people were confirmed dead after a South Korean ferry carrying mostly high school students sank.

UMass Memorial Medical Center cutting 179 jobs

The staff reduction is the latest restructuring move at a health care system that is the largest employer in central Mass.

The crash took place around 5 a.m, State Police said.

Two dead in crash on Mass. Pike in Framingham

The crash caused traffic backups in both eastbound and westbound directions during the morning commute, police said.

Bruins gear was predominant as Bob Gagne of Lincoln, R.I., and his son Tim shopped in the Proshop at TD Garden during a Celtics game last Friday.

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Bruins, Celtics are tale of opposite directions

You see it in TV ratings, in ticket prices, and in fans’ loyalties. The Bruins are flying high, while the Celtics are headed home.

Steve Wynn has offered to buy the former Monsanto Co. industrial site for $35 million if his casino is approved.

Everett may buy site, sell it to Wynn for casino use

The plan comes amid concerns from the gaming panel about a felon’s ties to land where Steve Wynn has proposed building a casino.

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Siemens helps narrow the skills gap

The global industrial giant is donating nearly $660 million in software to a dozen technical schools and community colleges in Massachusetts.

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Occasional use by young adults shows abnormalities in two key areas of the brain, according to a new study.

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Doug Most and former Governor Michael Dukakis discussed urban transportation and Boston’s historic MBTA.

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Jackie Bradley Jr. could face a demotion to Pawtucket, despite playing well.

Red Sox have a roster crunch coming

With Shane Victorino due to return from the DL soon, the Sox likely will have to decide between keeping Jackie Bradley Jr. or Mike Carp.