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FBI seeks ‘sextortion’ victims of man convicted in child porn case

Victims were spread around the country, including four from Massachusetts.

Rare split-colored lobster caught off Maine coast

According to research by the Lobster Institute, the chance of finding a split-colored lobster is one in 50 million.

20 golf carts defaced at Bear Hill Golf Club in Stoneham

One of the vehicles was scrawled with a swastika, and many others were covered in spray paint.

Shooting of Arlington bank robber in 2014 justified, DA rules

An Arlington police officer was justified in using potentially deadly force in 2014 when he shot and wounded a bank robber armed with a handgun, Middlesex District Attorney Marian T. Ryan said Tuesday.

Sugarloaf Mountain focuses on lift improvement after malfunction

Seven people were hurt in March when the King Pine lift rolled backward unexpectedly with riders onboard.

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PayByPhone, in place at Quincy Adams station since earlier this year, had its wide rollout Monday.

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New T parking system debuts to mixed reviews

Commuters now have to pay by phone or buy a permit instead of inserting money into an “honor box.”

Retired justice Stephen Martin posed under the bridge (since rebuilt) from which Vermont farmer Orville Gibson’s body tumbled into the Connecticut River in late 1957.

Perplexing death still troubles Vt. town, decades later

If a retired Vermont Supreme Court justice is right, a forsaken farmer found a way to haunt the fields in Newbury forever.

// Boston 2024 counting on corporate America for $1.52 billion

Some critics say the revenue estimate could be too ambitious — with no way to insure against shortfalls.

// Wynn Resorts threatens to file defamation suit against Mayor Walsh

The company behind the Everett casino says Walsh made “false statements and untrue innuendo” in filings for the city’s lawsuit against the state gaming commission.

Boston's 2024 Olympic bid


Boston will compete with cities from around the world as it seeks to host the Summer Games in nine years.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings.

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder



The former Patriots tight end was convicted in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.

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// Bike fatalities rise in Greater Boston’s suburbs

The number of reported bicycle accidents has increased in recent years, and fatalities have more than tripled.

Coverage of Thomas Menino


Globe coverage of former Mayor Thomas Menino’s life and legacy.

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// Recent investigative reports

Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.

Special Report: The Longest Road


At 17, the shadow fell: a devastating diagnosis of mental illness. Trouble, hospital, home, into the depths again. Now, he aims to make his way back.


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// Fourteen political moments of 2014

A mysterious fisherman. A geography blunder. A change of the guard at City Hall. Here’s a look at some of the top political moments of 2014.