Family of driver in deadly wrong-way crash ‘heartbroken’

Valantein Burso, 31, was a Stoughton native who once worked counseling teens, relatives said Tuesday.

Man charged with killing father in their Dedham home

Alex Anderson allegedly stabbed and beat his father, then threw him down a flight of stairs.

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// Is Trump the one who’s choking now?

The latest polls suggest that Donald Trump will end the race in the same way as Mitt Romney did: a loser.

// Trump took $17m insurance claim for damage few remember

Trump said he didn’t know how much was spent on repairs, but acknowledged he pocketed some of the money.

Child in N.H. gets blood pressure pills out of a toy dispenser

The small plastic container was supposed to have a toy, but it had prescription medication instead, Rochester police said.

R.I. coach fired for putting 18-year-old into youth football game

The coach’s youth football team was losing in a game on Sunday when he sent the older brother of a player into the game.

// ‘Serial’ season one subject Adnan Syed asks to be released from jail

A defendant awaiting retrial for the slaying of his high school girlfriend and whose story was the center of a popular podcast is asking to be released from prison.

// Body officially identified as Nashua teen who went missing Friday

The body, which was found Sunday in the Merrimack River, has been officially identified as Jacob Goulet, police said Tuesday.

// Harvard, striking dining hall workers make deal

The university and dining hall workers who have been on strike for weeks have reached a tentative agreement.

Man dressed as tree arrested for blocking traffic in Maine

Performance art? An early Halloween costume? Some sort of social experiment? Not clear.

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Massive marijuana greenhouse could sprout in Mass.

On the eve of a legalization vote, construction of the state-of-the-art complex for medical marijuana could begin within months.

// The Rolling Stones are going to rack up a big bill at the Four Seasons

A conservative estimate would put the total cost for lodging at about $50,000 nightly, including taxes, though the tab could easily reach into the six figures.

// Harvard men’s soccer player gave female players sexually explicit ratings

A member of the 2012 team wrote and circulated a sexually explicit “scouting report” on incoming freshmen.

Dining out

// At exhilarating Little Donkey, Bissonnette and Oringer ditch the rulebook

Little Donkey, the newest venture by Jamie Bissonnette and Ken Oringer, opened in July and has quickly become one of the It Restaurants of Cambridge.


// Answering the burning questions about the Celtics

The season opener is Wednesday, so it’s high time for a fake Q&A to get you caught up.

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// Anton Khudobin out three weeks, Subban to start against Wild

Khudobin was injured during practice on Monday. Subban will make his second career start Tuesday.

// Trailer released for Tom Brady’s documentary series

“The Religion of Sports,” a six-part series, debuts on Nov. 15.

5 important facts from the ‘Gilmore Girls’ revival trailer

When the official trailer for “Gilmore Girls: Year in the Life” dropped on Tuesday, it marked an important occasion for any TV nostalgia project.


// Which fictional TV president would you elect?

They just play one on TV, but some of these fake commanders in chief could be great real-life options.

// Obama answers his critics’ tweets on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

“Barack Obama, bro do you even lift?’’ Obama replied: “Well, I lifted the ban on Cuban cigars. That’s worth something.”

// Why is a chef from one of the world’s top restaurants cooking in public school kitchens?

Daniel Giusti left his job as chef de cuisine at Noma to try to fix school lunch.

// If you’re a new parent, your baby should sleep in your room for up to a year

A new, extensive study found that 80 percent of nearly 12,000 SIDS cases occurred in-home but were potentially avoidable.

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// The broken covenant

Behind the fragmented state of mental health care lies a political system failure that spans decades — and continues.

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Traveling back in time on the Mattapan trolley

The trolleys that rolled out of Worcester’s Pullman-Standard factory in 1944 and 1945 are still rolling, seven decades later, along Boston’s most scenic commute.

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Downtown Boston neighborhood named to state’s ‘Most Endangered Historic Resources’ list

Every year, Preservation Massachusetts, the state's historic preservation organization, puts together a list of historic properties and/or neighborhoods that are at risk of being lost. This year, a Boston neighborhood is featured on the list.