Overtime costs Boston police more than just money

Overworked officers are much more likely to make mistakes — potentially placing the officer, their colleagues, and the public at risk, experts say.

In his short life, Gio Maggiore developed a love of giraffes.


A Medford boy who loved giraffes recently died. Now, a giraffe might be named after him

“The main fear he had was he was going to be forgotten,” the mother of Gio Maggiore, a 6-year-old who died April 10, said. “This shows that he won’t be forgotten.”

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/30/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/d538c442e7e640bb91fb498c639ec642-d538c442e7e640bb91fb498c639ec642-0.jpg Congress reaches deal to keep government open through September

Congressional negotiators have reached an agreement, alleviating fears of a government shutdown later this week.

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The CEO said the operation is shutting down after a deal fell through with a major car company.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/IMG_4726.jpg Joe Biden in N.H.: ‘Guys, I am not running’

The former vice president spoke in New Hampshire on Sunday, an appearance that stoked speculation he could make a run for president.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/25/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/greenhouse_26DraftKins-11_business.jpg Five years later, DraftKings readies for its second act

The daily fantasy sports startup was a side project in 2012. Today, it’s at the top of its industry.

Sacha Pfeiffer | Reporter’s Notebook

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/30/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/FOUNDATION.jpg ‘It’s a tax rip-off’

More than a decade after the Globe Spotlight Team’s reporting on financial abuses by private charitable foundations, has the situation improved?

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_kitchen4_MET.jpg After nearly 60 years and a two-item menu, Lawrence restaurant closes

The air was full of anticipation and nostalgia Sunday, the Italian Kitchen’s last day, as the queue spilled out the door and waits reached two hours.

The Trump presidency

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“I love your show, I call it ‘Deface the Nation,’ ” President Trump said. “But your show is sometimes not exactly correct.”


1 dead, 6 wounded in Calif. shooting; suspect dead

Peter Selis, 49, pointed a gun at officers before he was killed by police, officials said.

 Nardo Alvarez made vanilla bean ice cream at Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream in Cambridge.

Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff

Ice cream shops are already sweating — over the price of vanilla

A cyclone devastated the vanilla bean crop on the island of Madagascar, triggering a stratospheric spike in prices.

NBA Playoffs: Celtics 123, Wizards 111

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens, right, pats Isaiah Thomas after the Celtics defeated the Washington Wizards 123-111 in a second-round NBA playoff series basketball game, Sunday, April, 30, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)


Celtics won this one on instinct

Isaiah Thomas and Co. adapted well to the quick turnaround from the team’s first-round series.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/30/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/Gasper-15144.jpg Al Horford is richly deserving of your praise

The Celtics’ big man had 21 points, 10 assists, and 9 rebounds on 10-of-13 shooting in Game 1.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/05/01/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/675239216.jpg That’s it for ‘The Truth’: Players, coaches laud Celtics legend Paul Pierce as he retires

The Clippers’ loss to the Jazz on Sunday marked the end of Pierce’s career.

Red Sox 6, Cubs 2

Marco Hernandez celebrated after scoring the go-ahead run in the eighth inning on Koji Uehara’s wild pitch.

Red Sox strike late to beat Koji Uehara, Cubs

Chicago rallied to tie the game before the Sox got the go-ahead run in the eighth inning on a wild pitch.

Globe Editorial

Trump’s presidency: What we got wrong (and right)

When few pundits gave Donald Trump much chance of victory, the Globe Opinion team tried to imagine how the world might look should he keep his campaign promises. Here’s what we got right and wrong.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/18/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/ryan_myomo1_biz.jpg Myomo pioneering an IPO that includes small investors

You might consider it a “people’s IPO.”


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This group wants the state to open clinics where drug users could inject opioids under doctors’ supervision.

Firefighter James Kenney directed traffic as Engine 50 returns to the firehouse in Charlestown last week.

Nearly 100, a Boston firehouse eyes new start

The 1918 firehouse is slated for a $3.8 million renovation.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Solomon Lemma and Logan Keck

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/02/07/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/greenhouse_JPRedevelopment1_biz.jpg How to plan an affordable future for Boston

The fight over PLAN JP/Rox is indicative of development challenges throughout the city.

Special reports

Summer of ‘67

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/jim.jpg The summer that changed Boston

The nation was splintering, and Boston wasn’t immune. But something was happening here.


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An afternoon recap of the day’s most important business news, delivered Monday through Friday.

Address: Spring House Hunt

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/06/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/realestate.jpg Advice on taking real estate photos from a Pulitzer-winning photographer

In America, everyone who has a cellphone thinks they are a professional photographer. They are not.


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If you have been a victim or witnessed a hate incident, share your information here so we can investigate.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/04/29/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/DRLEE02-1024x576.jpg University of Utah health system CEO resigns after cancer center flap

Dr. Vivian Lee’s resignation comes after a bitter fight about the system’s cancer institute.

Real Estate

Recent home sales south of Boston (April 28)

Quincy: 46 Stoney Brae Rd. One-family Colonial, built in 1927, 2,571 square feet, 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, on 8,285-square-foot lot.