An infant’s death and a father’s sickness explained by DNA sequencing
No one knew what was wrong with the one-week-old infant in the summer of 2012. Born healthy, he had come down with a soaring fever and severe diarrhea. There was no sign of an infection -- and he was getting worse. Desperate for a clue, the baby’s physician at Yale-New Haven Hospital appealed to a team of Yale genetic specialists.
Film honors a mother and illuminates Alzheimer’s
Banker White’s mother, Pam, had just started working on a book about her own mother, the well-known painter Marian Williams Steele, when she was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s at age 61. A filmmaker from Dedham, it seemed natural for Banker White to turn on the camera to help his mother complete her project.
Two pose as FBI agents in attack
Waltham Police are searching for two armed men who posed as FBI agents in a home break-in last night.
Police ask for help solving murder of Roxbury teen
Adrian Gonzalez, 17, of Roxbury was shot and killed early in the morning of Sept. 6.
Man hurt in fall onto Storrow Drive ramp
The man either fell or jumped from a railing on the Fiedler footbridge, police said.
A Far Cry at Jordan Hall
“Return to the Idyll” was the title of the first Jordan Hall concert in A Far Cry’s eighth season. The program epitomized the adventuresome spirit that has made the orchestra a prized part of Boston’s music scene.
Patriots’ special teams flourish against Vikings
The biggest play was Chandler Jones taking his block of a field-goal attempt 58 yards for a TD.
Patriots defense was good, but bigger tests await
It’s hard to get a true read on the unit’s run-stopping, with the Vikings’ Adrian Peterson inactive.
Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel in Tom Brady’s shadow again
Cassel finished with 19 completions on 36 attempts for 202 yards and an ugly 39.1 quarterback rating.
ESPN really called it like it is regarding NFL
There was authentic outrage about all that had gone on in the NFL the previous week.
Satisfaction gained from PawSox title
Pawtucket has one game remaining, the Triple A championship on Tuesday night at Charlotte, N.C.
Red Sox making plans for 2015
The Red Sox, who are in need of two starting pitchers, are looking for players everywhere.
Brookline, Boston Latin climb into rankings
Needham remains No. 1 with Concord-Carlisle and St. John’s following.
Robert Griffin III injury sets stage for Kirk Cousins to lead Redskins past Jaguars
RGIII’s backup answered the call and completed his first 12 passes in easy victory over Jaguars.
C.J. Spiller, Sammy Watkins spark Bills’ 29-10 win over Miami
The ‘Clemson Connection’ show the way with a TD each for Buffalo
Cam Newton, defense lead Panthers past Lions
Back from a rib injury, Carolina quarterback throws for 281 yards and a TD
Browns rally late to surprise Saints
Billy Cundiff’s field goal with three seconds left pushed Cleveland past New Orleans.