Four people were murdered, and still no answers

In West Brookfield, investigators probed the scene where a mother and three children were found murdered in their home last month.

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The case of a mother and her three children who were killed in West Brookfield has yielded few clues that have been shared with the public.

// Woman found dead in North Andover identified

Wendi Rose Davidson, 49, was apparently strangled to death, and an investigation is underway, officials said Sunday.

Mandatory Credit: Photo by RICK MUSACCHIO/EPA-EFE/REX/Shutterstock (9639460b) Metro Nashville Police used a SWAT team and bomb squad to serve a search warrant at the apartment of the suspected gunman who opened fire with an assault rifle officials at a Waffle House Restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, 22 April 2018. The gunman killed four and injured several others before a patron in the restaurant wrestled his weapon away from him.The gunman escaped and remains on the loose. Search for suspect in shooting at Waffle House in Tennessee, Nashville, USA - 22 Apr 2018


Manhunt underway after rifle-wielding gunman kills four at Tenn. Waffle House, police say

Police are looking for a man who they said opened fire at a Waffle House restaurant near Nashville early Sunday morning, killing four and injuring several.

// A grand plan for a new Newton has some skeptics

Robert Korff wants to remake a 2-mile stretch of Washington Street that parallels the Mass. Pike. Critics say his plans would eliminate affordable apartments and storefronts.

// Ivana Trump says President Trump shouldn’t run for re-election in 2020

The first Mrs. Trump said 45 should hang it up after his current term and ‘‘just go and play golf and enjoy his fortune.’’

// Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn’t.

Being committed to the concept of denuclearization, however, is not the same as agreeing to it, as President Trump claims.

// Road to N. Korea’s denuclearization is littered with failure

Bill Clinton offered oil and reactors. George W. Bush mixed threats and aid. Barack Obama stopped trying after a rocket launch.

// White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

The White House says President Trump has no intention of firing special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

A student holds a hand-made mortar during protests against the government's reforms in the Institute of Social Security (INSS) in Managua on April 22, 2018. Violent protests against a proposed change to Nicaragua's pension system have left at least 20 people dead, according to a local human rights body. The Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights said it was still trying to verify figures, but that at least 20 people had been killed since protests erupted in the central American country on April 18 over pension reform. / AFP PHOTO / RODRIGO ARANGUARODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images

Journalist among over 2 dozen killed in Nicaragua unrest

Dozens of shops in the Nicaraguan capital of Managua have been looted as protests sparked by government social security reforms continued.

Milwaukee, WI: 4-22-18: The Bucks Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) tips home the game winning basket that gave Milwaukee a 104-102 lead with 5.1 seconds left in the game. The Boston Celtics visited the Milwaukee Bucks for Game Four of their NBA Eastern Conference first round playoff series at the Bradley Center. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff)

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The Celtics tried to scrap their way to a comeback win, but fell short

The series is now tied at two games apiece after Boston trailed by as many as 20 points in Game 4 and couldn’t complete the comeback.

OAKLAND, CA - APRIL 21: Manager Alex Cora #20 of the Boston Red Sox complains to home plate umpire Hunter Wendelstedt #21 after Wendelstedt changed a call on a Boston runner from safe to out in the top of the six inning against the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Alameda Coliseum on April 21, 2018 in Oakland, California. Wendelstedt convered with the umpiring crew and a call from safe to out was made on base runner Andrew Benintendi #16. (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

A closer look at the two disputed calls in the no-hitter against the Red Sox

The pair of calls, one in the fifth inning and one in the sixth, could have swung it differently.

// With dogs in tow, Kennebunkport remembers Barbara Bush

People have gathered on a Maine beach to remember Barbara Bush, who with her husband, former President George H.W. Bush, spent years at their summer home in Kennebunkport.

// Michael Brown’s mother, attorneys to speak at Harvard panel

Lezley McSpadden will be at Harvard on Monday for a panel titled ‘‘The Movement for Black Lives: Justice for Michael Brown 4 Years Later.’’


// This is how it feels to be a millionaire and still feel broke

One woman’s story proves that you can never save too much.

Evan Rachel Wood and James Marsden in “Westworld.”

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TV Critic’s Corner

This is where ‘Westworld’ left off

Here are a few things you’ll need to remember from last season, as the host rebellion catches fire.

// Sea turtle caravan leaves Quincy for Florida

The turtles, which were rescued from Cape Cod Bay, were treated for severe hypothermia and other ailments over the last four months.

Miss Conduct

My friend’s husband is a candidate, but I don’t want his sign on my lawn

They want to put his campaign sign on my lawn, but I don’t like his views. Plus, distancing from a bothersome cousin.

This Sept. 2015 photo shows Nabi Tajima, the world's oldest person, a 117-year-old Japanese woman. Tajima died of old age, at 117, in a hospital Saturday evening, April 21, 2018, in the town of Kikai in southern Japan, town official Susumu Yoshiyuki confirmed. She had been hospitalized since January. (Kikai Town/Kyodo News via AP)

The world’s oldest person dies at 117

At 117, Nabi Tajima was older than modern-day Australia, and everyone else known to live on the planet.

(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 14, 2015 Swedish DJ, remixer, record producer and singer Tim Bergling, better known by his stage name 'Avicii' performs at the Sziget music festival on the Hajogyar Island of Budapest on August 14, 2015. This cultural event takes place on an island in the middle of the Danube river, in the heart of Budapest. AFP PHOTO / ATTILA KISBENEDEK It was confirmed Avicii died on April 20, 2018 in Muscat, Oman. / AFP PHOTO / Attila KISBENEDEKATTILA KISBENEDEK/AFP/Getty Images

Autopsies show nothing suspicious in Avicii’s death

Sweden’s public broadcaster says police in Oman have conducted two autopsies on the body of Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ Avicii, who died Friday.

Love Letters: The Podcast


// ‘Raising your value’ after a breakup

How climbing mountains and other “breakup accomplishments” can improve self-worth after a relationship ends.

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Opinion & Ideas

OPINION | Chuck Collins

// Time to tax the ‘swanktuaries’

Luxury buildings drive up housing costs, suck up energy, and help rich people warehouse wealth. In exchange, they should pay a lot more than property taxes.

A new chapter in the story of a terrier who found adventure in Milton

One day, in the friendly little town of Milton, a mysterious visitor arrived out of the blue. No one could say where, exactly, the little dog had come from. But before long, they began spotting it all over town . . .

Sean Gannon’s funeral service was held at Saint Pius X Church on Thursday.

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A man determined to choose violence. A cop determined to live a good life

Only three years apart in age, the police officer and the career criminal accused of killing him could not have been more different.


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The Big Picture

Spring blossoms

To commemorate Earth Day on Sunday, a look at transforming landscapes around the world bursting with color as warm weather approaches.

Real Estate


//$medium.jpg Spring House Hunt: Should parents buy property in a college town?

As the spring house hunt gets underway and National College Decision Day nears, thoughts are turning to campus housing.


// Play the crossword

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