The Bella Bond trial

McCarthy gets life for murder of Bella Bond

Michael McCarthy will be eligible for parole in 20 years for killing the 2-year-old.

Nestor Ramos

// After Bella’s death, Michael Sprinsky found new life

Michael McCarthy could spend the rest of his life in prison. Sprinsky hopes his life is just starting.

Police looking for father who allegedly kidnapped 3-year-old

Authorities are looking for dark green Jeep Cherokee with a broken windshield possibly heading toward the Lynn area.

Shards of class covered the ground where a vandal damaged a pane of glass.

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Roxbury man charged with damaging Holocaust Memorial

The man allegedly used a large rock to destroy a pane of glass that was etched with the numbers tattooed onto the arms of Jews murdered in Nazi death camps.

// Phil Jackson, Knicks part ways after dismal 3-year run

The announcement will be made Wednesday, according to

After photos of 15-pound lobster went viral, Christopher Stracuzza served it up for a feast with friends.

Christopher Stracuzza

‘Dude, your lobster is all over the Internet’

A Georgia man is steaming mad that the TSA shared a picture of his 15-pound lobster on social media, calling it an invasion of privacy.

President Trump, who was generally disengaged on the health care legislation, spoke during a meeting Tuesday with Senate Republicans.


Despite GOP pledges, health care in limbo

Republicans vowed, over and over for years and years, that they would repeal Obamacare. It looks like there’s been another setback.

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Living every day on a high note

Fourteen-year-old Tom Geraci is legally blind and on the autism spectrum. But none of the challenges he’s faced have dulled his spirit. Rather, they’ve given him something to sing about.

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A rabbit ran across the sidewalk at the State House.

David L Ryan

Why are so many rabbits showing up in and around Boston?

They’ve been spied hopping near grassy lots in Southie, hiding under cars in Somerville, and strutting past the red-brick townhomes in Back Bay.


// Donald Trump hates Fake News, except when it hangs on his wall

President Trump appears (once again) to be mad at what he calls the “Fake News Media” reporting on the time he liked fake news so much that he hung it on the walls of his golf clubs. Oh, the irony.

President Donald Trump.

After fake Time cover story, Trump calls Washington Post ‘fake news’

In the tweet posted Wednesday morning, Trump accused the Post’s owner, founder Jeff Bezos, of using the newspaper to avoid paying taxes.

// Housing proposal gets mixed reaction in Wellesley

The six-story development would add nearly 100 new rental units across from a commuter rail station.

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// The Massachusetts miracle: Rich and thriving

Not only are we one of the richest states in the union, but we’re also among the most economically resilient, having bounced back quickly from the recession of 2007-2009.

A lightning bolt lit up the city skyline on Tuesday, as seen from the South End.


Yesterday’s thunderstorms put on quite the show

Thunderstorms rumbled through the state Tuesday, dropping quarter-sized hail in some areas.

// Where and when traffic violations are issued

More details about where and when traffic violations tend to be issued and which types of violations drivers are cited for the most.

// Boston drivers are dead last in insurance company safety report

The Allstate insurance company ranked cities for driver safety and Boston isn’t anywhere close to first.

From left: Milton “Lil Rel” Howery, Amber Stevens West, David Alan Grier, Loretta Devine, and Jerrod Carmichael in NBC’s “The Carmichael Show.”


Jerrod Carmichael went there with the N-word, and it was insulting

Carmichael’s sitcom attempted to unpack the slur, and it was a disaster in every possible way.

Stewards and supporters tended to wounded supporters on the pitch at Hillsborough Stadium on April 15, 1989.

British prosecutors charge 6 people in deadly 1989 stadium disaster

Overcrowding caused the death of 96 soccer fans at the Hillsborough stadium in 1989.


// Bill Belichick smiled (sort of), and we have proof

The Pats coach and his longtime girlfriend Linda Holliday were featured in Nantucket’s N Magazine.


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Boston is the worst-driving major city in America, insurance company says

Boston loves being first in things, so here’s another. Among 200 major U.S. cities, Boston drivers were the most likely to be involved in an accident in 2017, according to a study of Allstate claims data released by the insurance company Tuesday. Put another way, the worst drivers in the country — at least among […]