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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_7096.JPG 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.

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

JOAN VENNOCHI

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

Boston, MA - 05/27/2016 - City Hall Plaza is illuminated on the opening night of Boston Calling. (Ben Stas for The Boston Globe)

The e-mails behind the case: ‘I’m confident we can get a deal’

E-mails released by the city under a public records request link Timothy Sullivan to private discussions with Boston Calling.

FROM THE BAR

Looking for a July 4 drink to serve?

It’s not very patriotic, but this margarita with an Italian spin is a sweet treat for the holiday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/29/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/531822844-9962-kjFE--90x90@BostonGlobe.com.jpg Now Celtics go after the biggest prize — Kevin Durant

Even if the Celtics can’t land him this time, their meeting could set the stage for a deal next year.

DAN SHAUGHNESSY

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/29/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/shaughnessy1-9930.jpg 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.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/firefighter-11229.jpg 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.

Boston Red Sox starter David Price pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 29, 2016, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)

RAYS 4, RED SOX 0

Spiral continues for David Price and Red Sox

The Sox ended their road trip with a 4-0 loss, dropping two of three to last-place Tampa Bay.

Storms sweeping through Boston area

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

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 among those spotted at Donald Trump’s Boston event

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

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/29/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ae39e1285fcd4910aebb49c13fb7e9dd-ae39e1285fcd4910aebb49c13fb7e9dd-0-11259.jpg Donald Trump adds N.H. stop to local swing

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

Attack in Istanbul

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

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State Police Colonel Richard D. McKeon said hundreds of uniformed state troopers will be on duty.

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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

MICHAEL A. COHEN

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2016/06/29/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/cohen-1794.jpg 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'

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