City officials indicted

City official’s lawyer lashes out at US Attorney’s office

Timothy Sullivan left the Moakley Federal Courthouse Wednesday.

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Timothy Sullivan made a brief appearance in US District Court Wednesday to face charges of extortion and conspiracy.

// A tough morning for Mayor Walsh

Walsh’s coffee hour in the North End was supposed to be an idyllic neighborhood event. But these days, there are no peaceful events for the mayor.

// City official indicted for alleged extortion, conspiracy

A second member of Mayor Walsh’s administration has been charged with allegedly forcing Boston Calling to hire unneeded union stagehands.


// With 2nd City Hall indictment, Ortiz goes high-profile again

A second aide to Mayor Martin Walsh has been swept up in the Boston Calling investigation.

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David Price takes full blame: ‘It’s not bad luck, it’s me’

Though dominant at times, the lefty had another midgame meltdown — an inexplicable, frustrating pattern.


Dear Kevin Durant: Here’s why you should come to Boston

The Celtics are about to start courting the NBA’s marquee free agent, and we are here to help.

6-13-2016 Boston, Mass 300 guests attended 3rd Annual Celebrity Waiter Night held the Towne Resaurant with New England Patriots Tom Brady and Danny Amendola. Globe photo by Bill Brett

Tom Brady, Danny Amendola appear headed for Ping-Pong showdown

The Patriots quarterback poked some fun at himself in a social media response to a story Danny Amendola told.

Hiawatha Bray on Segway's hoover board


Segway’s safer, smarter hoverboard is made to not catch on fire

The miniPRO is designed not to burn your house down, unlike cheaply made hoverboards that have caught fire.

// Firefighter allegedly shot by friend while drinking, playing with gun

The victim’s friend allegedly said he was the one who shot the firefighter, believing the gun was not loaded while they were both drinking.

Storms are sweeping through the Boston area

Forecasters warned of the possibility of winds in excess of 30 miles per hour and pea-sized hail.

// J.K. Rowling draws on real Mass. history for new wizardry tale

The back story of “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling’s latest saga is imbued with real-life figures in Massachusetts history.

// Elizabeth Warren would love a gig at the American Hogwarts

Warren tweeted at “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling on Wednesday.

State budget plan avoids dramatic cuts

The budget includes no new taxes or fees and will be austere in some respects.

Protesters demonstrated outside the Langham Hotel in Boston’s Financial District, where Donald Trump was hosting a fund-raiser.

Protesters ‘welcome’ Trump to Boston fund-raiser

Donald Trump swooped into the Financial District, where about 100 demonstrators filled the sidewalks to protest his visit.

Former US Senator Scott Brown left the Langham Hotel in Post Office Square following a Donald Trump campaign event.

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Scott Brown was spotted at Donald Trump’s Boston event

The fund-raiser brought out supporters and opponents of the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

// Donald Trump is staying in New England for another day

The Republican presidential candidate will extend his New England campaign swing with a Thursday press conference in Manchester, N.H.

// Istanbul rattled by violent blasts as death toll hits 41

CIA Director John Brennan says the attack in Istanbul ‘‘bears the hallmarks’’ of the Islamic State’s “depravity.”

// Lots of security is expected on the Esplanade this weekend

Officials are urging the audience — predicted to be large due to headliners Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas — to study up on restrictions.

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This young man is lucky to have such a great caretaker: his dad

Despite Sharieff Hester’s medical conditions, his father was determined to help him lead a full life, including graduating from high school—with honors.

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Opinion & Ideas


// In defense of politicians

In the end, the politicians who are best at their craft usually win.

Globe investigations

Families in fear

The state’s plan to close psychiatric hospitals has had unintended consequences.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

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