Man found guilty in 2009 Dorchester triple murder

Keron Pierre, 29, was accused of shooting three people following an after-hours party on Mt. Ida Road.

Philip Chism’s lawyers look to suppress evidence

The defense for the teen accused of murdering a Danvers High teacher last year claims he never waived his Miranda rights.

The attack escalated to terrorist threats that prompted Sony to cancel the Christmas release of the movie ‘‘The Interview.’’

N. Korea behind hacking, FBI says

The Sony attack escalated to terrorist threats that prompted Sony to cancel the Christmas release of “The Interview.”

Judge determines top pharmacy officials aren’t flight risks

Barry Cadden and Glenn Chin are accused of being responsible for dozens of deaths related to a 2012 meningitis outbreak.

// Boy, 5, found dead in N.Y. wasn’t abducted, police say

Police are treating the death as a homicide after determining a caretaker lied when she told them he had been abducted.

Market Basket workers showed perseverance and power

The grocery chain’s 25,000 employees highlighted that a company formula of low prices and good wages can succeed.

Detroit Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello throws against the Minnesota Twins in the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)


Paul Swydan | Statistically Thinking

Do the Red Sox really need to get an ace pitcher?

Comparing newcomer Rick Porcello to pitchers ahead of him in stat projections might change your perception of him.

// Red Sox discussing trade involving Will Middlebrooks, report says

The infielder became an odd-man out when the Red Sox signed Pablo Sandoval to play third base in 2015.

// Stephen Colbert says goodbye to ‘The Colbert Report’

A singalong showpiece in the final episode may have featured more famous people in the same room than ever seen before.

The Celtics were never going to maximize Rajon Rondo’s talents with their current roster.


Celtics didn’t get enough in Rajon Rondo trade

While we knew Rajon Rondo would not finish his career in Boston, we envisioned more in return.

// Boston OK’s move of state transit offices to Roxbury

The BRA moved a plan forward Thursday to build a new headquarters for MassDOT.

// Mysterious Boston woman is top Amazon reviewer

“Ali Julia” is the nom de plume of a woman who has become a powerful figure, and something of an enigma.

// With Instagram purge, celebrities lose millions of ‘fake’ followers

The photo-sharing network deleted millions of accounts that it had determined were set up by spammers.


Richard Lipsky

// Pardon Mark Wahlberg

Even with all of his success, he is still being punished for juvenile wrongdoing.

The Big Picture

A protester takes shelter from smoke billowing around during protests on Aug. 13 against the shooting of black teenager Michael Brown in Freguson, Mo., by white police officer Darren Wilson.

David Carson/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via Associated Press

Best photos of 2014: Part II

Photographs from May-August on a range topics from around the world.