Methuen police, residents embrace body cameras

Methuen Officers Christine Nicolosi and Nick Conway investigated a domestic dispute Saturday.
“It’ll save you from false complaints,’’ officer Nick Conway says of his camera.

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Three months in, many officers say the cameras serve as an extra set of eyes.

// Mass. hospitals in decent fiscal health

Eighty percent of the state’s 65 hospitals ended last year with a profit, according to new report.

Ground game

// How Donald Trump could come back

There’s still a plausible way for Trump to win in November. It is not likely, but it is plausible.

// State senator urges a progressive takeover of the Democratic Party

Senator Jamie Eldridge wants to unseat sitting legislators, a break in State House decorum that deepens the rift in the party.

// Bernie Sanders’ new political group is met by staff revolt

Supporters of the Vermont senator are accusing him of establishing a shadowy group that favors secrecy and big donors.


// EpiPen maker to make drug more affordable

Mylan Pharmaceuticals will offer a savings card and expand its patient assistance program in the wake of outrage over EpiPen’s high prices.

ARQUATA DEL TRONTO, ITALY - AUGUST 24: A view of buildings damaged by the earthquake on August 24, 2016 in Arquata del Tronto, Italy. Central Italy was struck by a powerful, 6.2-magnitude earthquake in the early hours, which has killed at least thirteen people and devastated dozens of mountain villages. Numerous buildings have collapsed in communities close to the epicenter of the quake near the town of Norcia in the region of Umbria, witnesses have told Italian media, with an increase in the death toll highly likely (Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images) *** BESTPIX ***

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Italian officials say quake death toll hits 247

The magnitude 6.2 quake struck at 3:36 a.m. on Wednesday and was felt across a broad swath of central Italy, including Rome.

// Flames engulf Lawrence home

It was not immediately clear whether anyone had been injured in the blaze.

// Advocates call for more oversight of medical examiners

Top child-advocacy and pediatricians’ groups say medical examiners have too much power to issue or revise homicide rulings.

// No City Council support for Allston marijuana dispensary

Legislators did approve a letter of non-opposition for a different medical marijuana dispensary in East Boston.

April 25, 2016 | Ayer, Ma Inside the Ayer District Court for the arraignment of State Tooper Robert Sundberg for domestic violence charges. Richard Rafferty, Sundburg's lawyer (left). (Kieran Kesner for The Boston Globe)

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Yvonne Abraham

State trooper’s trial promises to be ugly for many

Did troopers ignore a domestic violence victim’s suffering, a victim who was one of their own?

// Fast Forward: David Ortiz makes history, National Park Service turns 100

A new morning report to help you get ready for the day.

Love Letters

// He checked her out

My problem is that I thought I saw him check her out the other day and I’m not sure if I should address it ... or whether he’s just being a man?


//[1].jpg Ortiz’s storybook final season reaching new heights

The Red Sox DH recorded his 10th season of at least 30 home runs and 100 RBIs, putting him in all-time elite company.

// Red Sox rookie Andrew Benintendi injured, helped off the field

Benintendi sprained his left knee scurrying back to second base in the seventh inning.

// Harvard’s ART stages financial revival

The past several years have brought a renaissance for Harvard’s American Repertory Theater.

08/19/2016 -Marshfield, MA- Brendan Abban (cq) 10 of Pembroke takes a turn on the Euro Bungee at the Marshfield Fair in Marshfield, MA on August, 19, 2016. Now in it's 149 year, the fair continues thru August 28. (Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff) section: Regional reporter: carozza

Craig F. Walker/Globe staff

No return of horse racing for Marshfield Fair

Planning has begun for the 150th Marshfield Fair, but its organizer says there will be no reprisal of a favorite event.

// Two prep school teachers ousted over misconduct

Concord Academy and Northfield Mount Hermon School in Gill each ousted a teacher after they acknowledged sexual misconduct with students dating back decades.

// Joyce defends home renovations

The state senator denounced a Boston Globe story last week raising questions about whether the work was reflected in the home’s assessed tax value.

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// If cash is king, it’s time for a revolution

There’s a professor at Harvard University who’d like to take all your cash, and not for tuition.

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 24: Katie Ledecky hands her Olympic medals to Bryce Harper #34 before throwing out the opening pitch before the game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on August 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Ledecky hands medals to Harper, throws out first pitch

One by one, swimmer Katie Ledecky handed her Olympic medals to Bryce Harper.

// For 10 years, this pearl was hidden under bed

A Filipino fisherman in western Palawan island has found possibly the world’s biggest pearl, but he didn’t know it.

// Writing the story of his life — all 5 years of it

Five-year-old Ashton Antoine has published a book, “5 My Magic Number.”

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

Massimo Percossi/EPA

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.