Three seriously injured in separate early morning shootings in Boston

Three people were hospitalized after three shootings in Dorchester and Jamaica Plain early Saturday morning.

// Man faces capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths

A man has been arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in connection with the deaths of two nuns who were slain in Mississippi, police said.

A home in Chilmark, on Martha’s Vineyard.

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Filmmaker focuses on Vineyard’s big ‘starter castles’

Thomas Bena wants to curb the size of new construction and preserve the pastoral quality of Martha’s Vineyard.

// Boston police union challenges body camera program

Boston’s largest police union renewed its fight against body cameras Friday.

// Amtrak threatens to cut Boston rail service

Amtrak and the MBTA are embroiled in a legal dispute over the cost of track maintenance.

// Fight over Redstone’s billions apparently settled

Factions of the Redstone family accepted a deal that will likely end the fight for control of a $40 billion media empire.

Two dead in apparent murder-suicide in Ashby

The adult man and woman were found outside a home Friday afternoon, authorities said.

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John J. McGlynn Sr., 94, former longtime Medford mayor

John J. McGlynn Sr., 94, who died Aug. 20, was a five-term mayor of Medford and a longtime public servant.

// Teachers contract pact may be near in Brookline

Both sides cite “substantial preogress on the important issue of workload and pay” as schools prepare to open in the coming week.

// Truck crashes into Square Cafe in Hingham

Police reported injuries, but did not say how many, or how serious the injuries were.

Steve Watts, Steve Vieira, and Ray L’Heureux carried the remains of Jewett Williams for a ceremony in South Hadley.

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Long journey home, by motorcycle, for Maine Civil War vet

Private Jewett Williams’ ashes were discovered in an Oregon insane asylum.

// Boston Police commissioner pleads for peace at weekend Carnival Day festivities

Evans said some people party overnight in anticipation of the morning celebration.

Ben Volin | On football

// Jimmy Garoppolo is the ‘priority’ but Tom Brady is still The Man

Brady and Garoppolo split the first-half duties, but Brady led the Patriots to their first-half TD.

Patriots 19, Panthers 17

// Brady, Garoppolo have a time in Patriots’ victory

Brady, in his first action of the preseason, was 3 for 9 for 76 yards and a TD.

// That day Paul Allen started a company at the Out of Town News stand in Harvard Square

The venerable news kiosk sold the magazine that sparked Microsoft co-founder’s inspirational moment. Now it’s threatened with closure.

// Facebook reduces human involvement in selection of trending topics

Facebook Inc. is reducing human involvement in how it displays its “trending topics” after a controversy earlier this year.

// Was that Lexus in Kendall Square a self-driving car?

The vehicle spotted Friday -- with a driver -- is thought to belong to the Toyota Research Institute.

Players in the Boston Ski & Sports Club league range in age from their early 20s to late 50s.

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They’re still getting a kick out of life

For those who want to reconnect with their inner child, feet first, there are dozens of midweek kickball leagues within the Route 128 belt.


// The issue of crime in 16 cases

This special edition of Ideas explores crime through the eyes of first responders, criminals, and victims living with the legacy of trauma.

At the place where Geraldine “Gerry” Largay died, her family erected a cross with messages from her family. They also left a favorite hat and a news story about her Appalachian Trail hike.

Globe Magazine

‘When you find my body’: The last days of Gerry Largay

Lost for at least 19 days in the Maine wilderness, the 66-year-old hiker died as she had lived: with courage and with grace.

// Aly Raisman has a David Ortiz Fenway moment

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman threw out the ceremonial first pitch at Fenway Park before the start of Friday’s game.

Opinion & Ideas

// The issue of crime

This special edition of Ideas explores crime through the eyes of first responders, criminals, and victims living with the legacy of trauma.

Globe investigations

Private schools, painful secrets

// The unexpected price of reporting abuse: retaliation

The Globe found 15 instances of retaliation at New England private schools against students or employees who raised concerns about sexual abuse by staffers.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ‘Spotlight’

“Spotlight” is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

The Big Picture

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Deadly earthquake hits Italy

Rescue crews were using whatever they could to locate survivors from a magnitude 6.2 earthquake that reduced three Italian towns to rubble.