Gambling panel approves Wynn proposal

The Everett casino beat out a proposed Mohegan Sun resort in Revere for the Eastern Mass. license.

Revere Mayor Dan Rizzo hugged a supporter after the Gaming Commission awarded Wynn Resorts a casino license.

Some in Revere mourn missed opportunity

Others in Revere said they would be better off without the Mohegan Sun facility.

Adrian Walker

// Never bet against Steve Wynn

Whether Everett just won a sucker’s bet is a question that may not be answered for years.


// Gambling commission spares Walsh from embarrassment

James McHugh forced Steve Wynn to agree to a stronger traffic plan in Sullivan Square than the mayor himself was able to negotiate.

// Ebola outbreak ‘spiraling out of control,’ Obama says

The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa’s Ebola crisis.

// Vermont father, sons indicted in Canobie Lake Park brawl

Three members of a Vermont family accused of attacking police at the N.H. amusement park in June have been indicted.

Evan Horowitz

// Poverty is down, but incomes haven’t budged

New Census numbers show that the number of Americans living in poverty has finally started falling, but not all the news is good.

// Hernandez felt ‘helpless’ during police questioning

Aaron Hernandez’s sworn statement appears to be the first time his voice has been heard in the Odin Lloyd murder case.

// Cleanup of Blackstone home has ended, official says

Blackstone town officials said crews filled 21 biohazard containers and four Dumpsters to get the job done.


// ‘Broken Monsters’ by Lauren Beukes

Beukes’s novel opens with the discovery of a super-yucky, interspecies corpse, kicking off a murder investigation.