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Drone-detection firm brought net guns to Marathon

The technology is an example of how the airborne machines are changing the security conversation.

Chairman of board that oversees the MBTA resigns

The moves to step down by John Jenkins and another board member come after Governor Baker asked for resignations.

Man exposes himself inside Harvard residence hall

A man exposed himself to a female student inside her dormitory and then ran away, police said.

Mohegan Sun looks to South Korea for next casino deal

The tribe announced it was in negotiations to open a first-of-its-kind resort casino at the Incheon International Airport.

SJC rejects challenge to Boston taxi industry’s structure

The court ruled that three taxi fleet owners were right to classify cabbies as independent contractors instead of as employees.

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Investigators looked in the walls of the Ted Williams Tunnel.

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Troopers find man lost in wall of Ted Williams Tunnel

Daniel Kelly faces trespassing charges after he called police to let them know he was trapped in a storm drain.

Marathon survivor Celeste Corcoran, helped by husband, Kevin, got into a government vehicle at home in Lowell early this morning for her trip to court in Boston.

‘I unfortunately remember every single detail,’ survivor recounts

Celeste Corcoran, who lost both legs in the attack, described her wounds during the penalty phase of the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial.

// Last man finishes Boston Marathon after nearly 20 hours

Maickel Melamed, who has muscular dystrophy, took his final steps with cheering volunteers and supporters by his side.

// Conn. mobster said he had stolen Gardner art, FBI alleges

Robert Gentile offered to sell two of the paintings stolen in the 1990 heist for $500,000 apiece, a prosecutor said.

US v. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his now-deceased brother, Tamerlan, allegedly set off explosives at the Boston Marathon.

Aaron Hernandez on trial



The former Patriots tight end is charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.

Thomas Farragher

Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

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.

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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.