S. Boston center closed as family mourns boy’s death

 Yellow rose set up by entrance to Curley Community Center L Street entrance which remains closed where 7 yr old Kyzr Willis was found dead at Carson Beach Globe photo David Ryan

David L. Ryan/globe staff

Kyzr Willis, 7, went missing from a day camp at the Curley Community Center and was later found dead in the water.

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Doctors have said for many years that John Hinckley Jr. is no longer plagued by the mental illness that drove him to shoot the president.

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The 48-year-old drew a knife and advanced on the officer during a confrontation in April.

Drawings of the new Sandy Hook Elementary School, set to open in August. (Svigals + Partners)

Svigals + Partners.

Building a new school for Sandy Hook

Milford-based Consigli Construction will manage the $50 million project to build a new Sandy Hook Elementary School.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/28/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Pulfer_XXEsposito05_met.jpg Does notorious mobster-turned-pastor hold Gardner heist clues?

Alonso Esposito, a.k.a. Robert “Bobby” Luisi Jr., said one of his associates told him the paintings were buried beneath a Florida home.

Faneuil Hall warns you not to give to the ‘fake monk mafia’

“Monks” in orange robes have been soliticiting donations, but are they who they say they are?

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Governor Charlie Baker’s administration wants more clarity on AG Maura Healey’s move to limit sales of “copycat” weapons.

A second Mass. slots parlor? Easier said than done

A developer secured a ballot question asking voters to demand the facility. That may have been the easy part.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/26/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/walker_31webelmont01_we.jpg Belmont rallies to reopen bakery damaged by oven explosion

Nearly 300 people have donated money to help rebuild Ohlin’s, which has been closed since March.

FILE - In this June 23, 2016 file photo, a mural depicting Freddie Gray is seen past blighted row homes in Baltimore, Thursday, June 23, 2016, at the intersection where Gray was arrested. Gray later died in police custody. An Associated Press review of court records nationwide shows that the attorneys who represent cities are sometimes weak links in the systems meant to hold police accountable for wrongdoing. The review found that lawyers deliberately hid important facts, delayed their disclosure or otherwise sought to subvert evidence in civil cases. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Patrick Semansky/AP/file 2016

Prosecutors end Freddie Gray case without a conviction

All remaining charges in the 2015 death of a Baltimore man after he was injured in police custody have been dropped, bringing an end to the case without a conviction.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_1493.jpg Fast Forward: Obama speaks tonight at DNC, boy’s death on Carson Beach

A new morning report to help you get ready for the day.


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Apparently Damon and BFF Ben Affleck are on the same page when it comes to Tom Brady.

Donna Morton works with a customer at her shop-within-a-shop at The Studio in Brookline.

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The Bra Whisperer has intimate knowledge for the occasion

Saleswoman Donna Morton thinks she can ease the pain of bra shopping.

Miss Conduct

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Paying for my summer squad gets burdensome — help! Plus when a friend issues too many invites.

Democratic National Convention

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Trump also claimed he has “never met Putin.”

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

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About 40 percent of the decline in the wage gap between men and women is due to the fact that men’s wages have declined.

Boston-07/26/2016- Boston Common looks like a desert as the heat wave takes a toll on the once green grass on the Boston Common, in which most of the grass there is parched. Boston Globe staff photo by John Tlumacki(metro)

Heat wave expected to last through Thursday

The Boston area has already had six consecutive days of temperatures in the 90s, and relief won’t come until Friday.

Connections | Globe Magazine

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/07/25/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/salt0731connect.jpg The taste of salt and summers past

Childhood memories of my grandmother’s house have a distinct flavor that never fades.

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“This holy priest died at the very moment he was offering a prayer for all the church,” the pope said when asked about Tuesday’s hostage standoff in France.

Globe investigations

“When the EMTs arrived, Dave was laying like this.” Gerry Hill said, offering to show where his suicidal son was fatally shot after a tense encounter with police.


When despair meets deadly force

Nearly half of people killed by Massachusetts police over the last 11 years were suicidal, mentally ill, or showed clear signs of crisis.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

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“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

A battle against Islamic State fighters

“When everyone shouts ‘Allahu Akbar’ (God is Great) I know that a tank or a cannon will fire,” Reuters photographer Goran Tomasevic says.