Smoke-filled train causes panic, severe delays on Red Line

Bystanders kicked in windows to help passengers out of a smoke-filled Red-Line train at Quincy Station.

Kristin Bello

Bystanders kicked in windows to help passengers out of a smoke-filled Red Line train at Quincy Station, according to witnesses.

Blizzard of 2015

// The Blizzard of 2015: A score card

The year’s first major snowstorm was a test of politicians and the public.

// Two upcoming storms to drop up to 6 inches of snow each

The storms are expected to hit after midnight Thursday into Friday and Sunday into Monday.

The weather did not stop John Crossman, 79, from wearing shorts as he shoveled in Hudson.

Hudson wins Mass. snowfall jackpot

The Blizzard of 2015 and 36 inches of snow brought this small community a state championship.

On Chester Street in Allston on Tuesday, a group of friends played beer pong during the blizzard.

Allston parties hard, glad for snow day

When a weekend arrives unscheduled in the middle of a week, Allston has a long history of charging hard at it.

Impresario Seth Greenberg (left) and Scott Brown at Bastille Kitchen.

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Seth Greenberg enjoys an evening with ‘Scotty’ Brown

The Mistral owner has been returning to Boston to assay Bastille Kitchen, his new French Bistro in Fort Point.


Sixpoint’s Bengali is one cool brew

Sixpoint comes in shiny, skinny, silver cans, the kind you associate more with energy drinks than cream ales.

Aaron Hernandez’s fiancee, Shayanna Jenkins, outside of Bristol Superior Court on Thursday.

Opening statements underway in Hernandez trial

The former Patriots star is accused of orchestrating the killing of Odin Lloyd in June 2013.

// Tom Lentz to step down as director of Harvard Art Museums

Lentz announced his intention to resign just two months after the opening of the new Harvard Art Museums on Quincy Street.

// Trooper testifies at hearing in Phillip Chism trial

Steven Buccheri wiped his eyes while describing the injuries found on slain Danvers teacher Colleen Ritzer.

// Father asks Calif. school district to bar unvaccinated students

Carl Krawitt’s son Rhett, 6, has leukemia and is vulnerable to infection and unable to be vaccinated.

Gas blast at Mexican children’s hospital kills at least 4

A powerful gas tank truck explosion shattered a maternity and children’s hospital in Mexico City.

// Surge in heroin overdoses puzzles health workers

Overdoses rose last month in Mass., prompting health workers and police to scramble to curb the crisis.

Super Bowl XLIX

The NFL has hired the physics department at Columbia University to get to the bottom of this DeflateGate mess.


Ben Volin

Indianapolis reporter at center of Deflategate media storm

Bob Kravitz, who writes for TV station WTHR, hasn’t exactly been the most popular man with Patriots fans.

Patriots use their smarts as their key intangible

Dumb jocks? You’d better do your homework before slapping that tag on these Patriots, because they do theirs.


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// Remembering Auschwitz

On the 70th anniversary of liberation, a survivor’s journey is a reminder to recall each victim’s story of strength.

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Massive snowstorm hits the Northeast

The storm blasted the region with wind-whipped snow that piled nearly three-feet high in some places.

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