Officials announce break in Marcotte murder case

FILE - This undated driver license photo released by the Worcester County District Attorney's Office shows Vanessa Marcotte, of New York, whose body was found Sunday night, Aug. 7, 2016, in the woods about a half-mile from her mother's home in the town of Princeton, Mass., about 40 miles west of Boston. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Tuesday, Aug. 16, for 27-year-old Marcotte, who was killed while out for a run in Massachusetts. (Worcester County District Attorney's Office via AP, File)

Worcester County District Attorney's Office via AP, File

Authorities say they have DNA and are seeking a person of interest in the murder of Vanessa Marcotte.

Wes Doughty

Peabody carjacking victim escaped to Boston pizza shop

The man allegedly kidnapped by the Peabody murder suspect ran into a pizza shop on Tremont Street, frantic and pleading with staff to call the police.


10/10/2016 WALTHAM, MA General Manager of the Boston Celtics Danny Ainge (cq) poses for a photo at the team's practice facility in Waltham. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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Trade deadline updates: All present at Celtics practice

Here’s the latest reports as Celtics fans wait to see if Danny Ainge will try to enhance his roster on Thursday.

// Drain company, owner to be arraigned for trench deaths

Atlantic Drain Services and owner Kevin Otto are charged after two workers died when a trench collapsed.

The Trump administration

// Walsh blasts Trump over transgender policy in schools

Mayor Walsh called the move “reckless” and said it undermines the promise of civil rights.


// Wahlbergs embroiled in food fight

The Wahlbergs are being sued by business partners who say they were shut out of Wahlburgers expansion plans.

// Amazon picks Back Bay for Boston expansion

The e-commerce and tech giant, already a presence in Cambridge, plans to lease space in the new WeWork building.

Greg Carolan, of Melrose, swept away the snow melt at Lynch Family Skate Park in Cambridge.

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Temperatures soar in Boston to break heat record

The mercury in Boston climbed to 66 shortly after 12:30 p.m., beating the old record of 65, set in 1990.

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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2015, file photo, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady speaks at a news conference in Foxborough, Mass. Brady did not attend a 2015 celebration at the White House because of what the he insisted was a

Did Tom Brady take a big digger while skiing?

The second skiing-related video posted this week on the Patriots quarterback’s social media shows a crash landing.

Some say Trump’s moves on illegal immigration will embolden unscrupulous employers

The possibility of arrest could keep undocumented workers from speaking out about unsafe conditions.


// They want you to invade their spaces

Not long ago, “co-working” setups were novelties; now they’re attracting crowds.

// Conservative activist James O’Keefe posts secret CNN recordings

O’Keefe said the recordings were made secretly inside CNN’s Atlanta headquarters in 2009.

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Making $50,000 a year and still barely getting by in Boston

With no savings and no safety net, this single mother hangs on by a thread as she seeks a stable life for her three kids.

// Norwegian moves into Providence and Hartford with $65 fares to Europe

Controversial carrier Norwegian Air moves into Providence and Hartford, offering flights to Ireland and the UK.


Movie Review

// A comic thriller that’s scary as all ‘Get Out’

Jordan Peele’s debut feature is expertly crafted, devastatingly subversive, and a hilarious commentary on race.


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Opinion & Ideas

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// What’s wrong with Gov. Baker’s Medicaid proposal? All of the above

Governor Baker’s proposal to cap commercial insurance payments to providers will create more problems than it solves.

Special reports

// A life taken, but also a life lost

How did 14-year-old Raeshawn Moody wind up becoming among the youngest to face a murder charge in Boston?


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// The San Antonio solution

One Texas city took on mental health as a community and became a national model. Why can’t Mass. do the same?

Real Estate

Home prices along 495 still haven’t returned to the highs of a decade ago

In a few relatively affluent communities along the Interstate 495 corridor like Hopkinton and Boxborough, median home prices are pushing well past peak levels last reached more than a decade ago.