Walsh proposes 13.7% City Council pay hike

The proposal to raise councilors’ salaries to $99,500 could set up a showdown between the mayor and the City Council.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/17/BostonGlobe.com/BCOM/Images/Boghosian_31latenight24_MET.jpg $7.3b needed to fix buses, trains, stations, MBTA panel says

The figure marks a substantial, though not unexpected, increase over a preliminary estimate of $6.7 billion issued in March.

Walsh seeks to ban unmarked replica handguns

If approved by the City Council, the ordinance would allow police to confiscate fake guns that aren’t clearly labeled.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/150730_kdb_NANNY_0007[1]-8855--90x90.jpg Homicide ruling reversed in case of infant’s 2013 death

The state has dropped the charges against Aisling Brady McCarthy, the nanny accused of murdering an infant in her care.

Tom Brady Deflategate hearing

Patriots quarterback Tom Brady left federal court in New York on Monday.

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Deflategate decision expected Tuesday or Wednesday

No settlement was reached in Monday’s hearing, though Judge Richard Berman said the sides “tried quite hard.”

Evan Horowitz | Quick Study

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/07/17/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/horowitz.jpg Tom Brady has more rights than most American workers

The Patriots QB has the rare ability to take his boss to court when he thinks he’s being punished unfairly.

Woman slain while walking in N.H. worked at Union Leader

Denise Robert, 62, was taking a walk Sunday night when she was shot and killed, according to the newspaper.

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About 150 e-mails have been censored because they contain information that is now deemed classified.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/push150-8839.jpg Man charged with pushing woman from roof at college party

A junior is accused of coming up behind the woman and pushing her down into a crowd of Bridgewater State partygoers.

A man examined what remained of his house and car after Hurricane Carol.


Region marks anniversary of deadly Hurricane Carol

Sixty-one years later, the storm is a reminder that the Atlantic hurricane season can have a powerful effect on New England.

Jaquan Huston, 23, and his attorney, Joe Collins, listened to prosecutor Ashlee Logan during his arraignment in Peabody on Monday.

Suspect in P.F. Chang’s stabbing held without bail

“He never saw it coming,’’ a witness said about Elivelton Dias, who was killed in the attack.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/02/13/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/08092010_09weeiro_photo1-7677115.jpg Glenn Ordway to join WEEI’s midday show

“The Big O” is returning to the station to join Christian Fauria and Lou Merloni weekdays from 10 to 2.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/186640611-13948-7335[1]-7473--90x90.jpg Petition to keep Don Orsillo at NESN collects 50,000 signatures

NESN announced last week that it would not bring Orsillo back for a 16th season.

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz spoke during the opening of his New Hampshire campaign office in Manchester.

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Ground game

Cruz sells himself as anti-establishment candidate in N.H. visit

The US senator from Texas made a rare trip to the Granite State on Sunday and Monday to campaign for president.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/BM-FP-0003[1]-3841--90x90.jpg ‘Black Mass’ stars to attend local screening

The cast will be in town Sept. 15 for a screening of the Whitey Bulger biopic at the Coolidge Corner Theatre.

Alex Speier

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/485632182.jpg Can Dave Dombrowski rebuild the Red Sox bullpen?

In 13 of the 14 years under Dombrowski, the Detroit bullpen ranked in the bottom half of the American League.

Home life

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/28/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/homework.jpg Is more homework putting stress on families?

A recent study argues that the youngest kids are simply getting too much.

Commentary | Ty Burr

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/2015-08-31T155647Z_1415271863_GF10000188204_RTRMADP_3_PEOPLE-WESCRAVEN.jpg Wes Craven’s nightmares changed horror fan reality

No one took nightmares more seriously — or, paradoxically, with more tongue-in-cheek wit — than horror filmmaker Wes Craven.

Ground Game

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/04/23/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/tracker-089.jpg Tracking the endorsements of N.H. GOP activists

Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina, and Rand Paul have picked up the most support from top party activists in the Granite State so far.

Opinion & Ideas

Bobby Farrelly

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/02d2ff18698c4ebab2d99d1deea81673-02d2ff18698c4ebab2d99d1deea81673-0.jpg If Deflategate hit Mayberry, what would Andy Griffith do?

The Patriot Nation’s faith in Tom Brady ultimately could be rewarded. Or fans might end up with egg on their face.

The Big Picture

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10 years after Hurricane Katrina

President Obama visited New Orleans to mark progress the city has made before the anniversary of the hurricane.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/gronk150-4890.jpg Gronk is now a voice on Waze and he’s sort of boring

You can now get directions from Rob Gronkowski on the Waze app.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/08/31/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/schoolgirl-big-8815.jpg A look at Catholic back-to-school . . . um, ‘fashion’

The last major shift in Catholic school uniform fashion was permitting girls to wear slacks