Goodell apologizes, says he won’t resign

The NFL commissioner acknowledged problems with his handling of the Ray Rice incident and pledged to take action.

Boston Children’s Hospital sees uptick in respiratory illnesses

The hospital has admitted 90 such patients in the last week, and 12 samples are being tested for enterovirus D68.

Merrimack College professor charged with possession of child pornography

Merrimack’s civil engineering department chair used his college computer to access child pornography, authorities said.

Councilors set hearing date on raising their pay

A Boston City Council committee has scheduled a hearing for next week on increasing councilors’ salaries by $25,000.

Stagnant scores in 2014 MCAS

Mass. education officials designated six more schools as “underperforming” on Friday.

// 2014 MCAS score results

Check results by district for a summary of its overall performance.

Adam Sandler’s “Grown Ups 2,” one of three Hollywood features filmed in Massachusetts in 2012, got $24 million in state financing.


Cost of film tax credit: $108,000 per Mass. job

Of the nearly 2,000 jobs created by the tax credit, only one-third of those, or about 700, went to Massachusetts residents.

Patriots rookie defensive lineman Dominique Easley intercepts a fourth-quarter pass in Week 2 against Minnesota.  Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

Patriots rookie Easley contributing sooner than expected

Dominique Easley, who recorded an interception in Week 2, has quickly recovered from ACL surgery nearly one year ago.

// Rehoboth man charged with sexually assaulting 15-year-old

The man allegedly raped a teen he lured into the woods on Wednesday night, police said.

Police detained a participant in the pre-St. Patrick's Day

Police angered by criticism over ‘Blarney Blowout’

Top law enforcement officials don’t think they should be less aggressive when handling large disturbances.


Movie Review

// ‘Last Days in Vietnam’ revisits the fall of Saigon

The story Rory Kennedy tells in the documentary is at once riveting and heartbreaking.