Heroin deaths galvanize families, officials in Scituate

Five deaths have been linked to opioids in Scituate this year, and officials fear more before the region’s drug crisis abates.

The rain covered cars to their hoods along Bromfield Road in Somerville.

Dan Adams/Globe Correspondent

Severe thunderstorms roll through Boston area

At one point, the National Weather Service even issued a tornado warning for Essex County.

King Arthur’s in 1982, the year of a fatal brawl involving police.

Chelsea closes King Arthur’s, ending a tawdry 37-year era

The strip club’s location just over the Mystic River made it irresistible to certain men on lunch break and criminals alike.

Diesel drivers defy EPA regulations by ‘rolling coal’

Coal rollers disable or discard their trucks’ pollution controls and modify their engines to blow smoke with the flip of a switch.

Peter Abraham | Beat Writer’s Notebook

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There’s nothing wrong with a little celebrating, no matter what Rays pitcher Chris Archer and the unwritten rules say.

Nick Cafardo | On Baseball

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/28/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/glavine150-13475.jpg Humble beginnings led to Tom Glavine’s Hall-of-Fame career

The pitching great saluted his hometown of Billerica during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/16/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/Hodges.jpg Plagiarism incidents undercut message to students

A number of high-profile adults have been accused of plagiarism recently, including two superintendents of Mass. school systems.

Health workers say they are now battling two enemies: the unprecedented Ebola epidemic and fear.

Ebola spreads in Africa while fears keep out help

An unprecedented Ebola epidemic has killed more than 660 people in four countries since it was first detected in March.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/25/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/boston-skyline150-848.jpg How Boston was shaped by what it didn’t win

The city tried and failed to host the 1980 alterna-Olympics, the 1976 World Expo, and NASA Mission Control. They ended up changing the landscape anyway.