ABC picks up Boston cop show ‘Broad Squad’
The network announced that it will air a pilot of “The Broad Squad,” a throwback show chronicling the lives of Boston’s first graduating class of female patrol officers.
Extremists attack biggest city in northeast Nigeria
Nigerian troops Sunday repelled Islamic extremists who attacked from four fronts on Maiduguri, the biggest city in northeast Nigeria, with several civilians killed by aerial bombs and grenades and mortar shells on the ground.
Campaign finance reform group asked to clean up its records
A political organization founded by Harvard Law School professor Lawrence Lessig aiming to clean up money in politics has been asked to clean up its own campaign finance records.
Phillips Exeter Academy hires new principal from UNH
The school also disclosed a decade-old arrest of Lisa MacFarlane’s ex-husband for online solicitation of a minor, while expressing strong support for her.
Theoretical support found for ‘authentic altruism’
Harvard scientists are trying to explain a quirk of human behavior more often left to philosophers and psychologists.
Snowmobiler dies in crash, authorities say
A Southwick man died Saturday night after crashing his snowmobile near a culvert located beneath Congamond Pond Road, authorities said.
Dozen people displaced by three-alarm fire
A three-alarm fire engulfed a two-family home early Sunday morning, leaving a dozen people displaced and one firefighter injured.
FAA investigating reported drone near Logan
Aviation officials are investigating reports of a drone near Logan International Airport this weekend. As United Airlines 1087 arrived at the airport at about 4:20 p.m. Saturday, the pilot reported seeing an unmanned aircraft.
Taxi stop leads to cocaine arrest
A State Police stop of a taxi in Oxford Saturday lead to the arrest of the driver and both passengers on drug charges.
Heat hand Celtics third straight loss
The Celtics managed just 31 points in the first half of their Sunday matinee at TD Garden.
Celtics lack hunger, passion in loss to Heat
The Celtics again started slowly, falling behind by 15 points in the first half while shooting 31.7 percent .
Seahawks, Marshawn Lynch reportedly close on extension
The star running back has one year left on his deal with Seattle.
Sunday’s school roundup: No. 2 Newton North boys bounce No. 6 Brockton with three-ball
Senior captains Tommy Mobley (29 points) and Sam Jefferson team up for 11 treys for second-ranked Newton North.
With Boston 2024 bid, a chance to shift the paradigm
By making accomplished Paralympian Cheri Blauwet part of planning and pitching its bid, Boston 2024 has raised the profile of Paralympic sport.
Beanpot semifinal games postponed to Tuesday
The opening games of the annual college hockey tournament were pushed back a day because of the impending snowstorm.
College Roundup: Connecticut women rout Temple for Geno Auriemma’s 899th coaching victory
Auriemma can become the sixth head coach in Division 1 women’s basketball history to reach 900 wins on Tuesday against Cincinnati.
Roundup: Brooks Koepka captures Phoenix Open for first PGA Tour victory
Young American, who has played in tour’s around the world, eagles 15th on way to a 66 in final round
Patriots fans in Phoenix call on good luck charms
Fans who gathered at Toso’s Bar & Restaurant summoned everything from confetti poppers to custom-made Patriots dresses.
Patriots tackle unfinished business in Arizona
Provincialism aside, the Seahawks are worthy opponents, but this game is all about the Patriots.
House hunting and the cost of maintaining wish-list items
Before you open your wallet, house hunters, find out how much it will cost to maintain the items you yearn to have.