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.

Two dead in crash on Mass. Pike in Framingham

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

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

Nearly 300 missing, 4 dead after South Korean ferry sinks

The high number of people unaccounted for raised fears that the death toll could rise drastically.

While fans have cheered the Bruins to the top spot in the East, the Celtics have sputtered to one of the worst records in the NBA.

Bruins, Celtics a 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.

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

Mayor Martin J. Walsh expressed condolences to Denise and Bill Richard and their children Jane and Henry for the loss of 8-year-old Martin Richard last year.

Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff

On Marathon anniversary, much to embrace

A day marked by somber reflection and painful remembrance was also one filled with love and gratitude from survivors.

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Police blew up two backpacks on Boylston Street for precautionary reasons and had a man in custody for questioning.

Shirley Leung

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.

Melody Fisher and her son Zachary attended  a meeting on  the closing of North Adams Regional Hospital.

Hospital closing roils North Adams

The demise of the North Adams Regional is the latest gut punch taken by this economically depressed city of about 14,000 people.

Opinion

Thomas Gagen

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Excessive gunfire by police could have endangered the public and may have led to Officer Donohue being hit by friendly fire.

Politics

Chairman of the Senate Ways and Means Committee Stephen Brewer is a prostate cancer survivor.

Legislators push effort on prostate cancer care

Three members of the Mass. Legislature are speaking out about their own battles against prostate cancer in an effort to elevate awareness.