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Oil truck hits house in Saugus

The unattended truck slid down the street and hit the front porch railing of a house on Austin Street, police said.

12-year-old Brockton boy dies after fall through ice

Charles “CJ” Thompson, a student at Plouffe Academy, fell into the pond behind the school on Jan. 10 along with another boy, aged 9, the Globe reported.

Pranksters make presence known at N.H. campaign rallies

It seems as though the “guerilla” comedy duo “The Good Liars” has been making the rounds in New Hampshire.

Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard were prepared for blizzard

When Nantucket and five other coastal communities saw blizzard conditions yesterday, the aftermath wasn’t nearly as bad as last year.

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John Kasich walks from a campaign event in Merrimack, N.H., on Monday.

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Snowy showdown awaits N.H. primary voters

Presidential candidates like to talk about campaigning through the snows of New Hampshire. On Monday, they actually did.

// Record-breaking turnout predicted for New Hampshire primary

Despite Monday’s winter weather blitz in southern New Hampshire, large crowds are expected at the polls Tuesday.


// David Drumm is a man without a country

Drumm, held without bail in Mass., was head of Anglo Irish Bank when its collapse cost Irish taxpayers more than $30 billion.

// Kimono controversy erupts anew at MFA panel

Passions were raw as roughly 200 people convened to address fallout from last summer’s controversial “Kimono Wednesdays” program.

// Fierce storm makes an impact, but not as bad as expected

Blizzard conditions and power outages did take place, but feared snowfall totals didn’t materialize.

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Thomas Farragher


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Globe investigations

// Globe investigations and Spotlight reports

A look at high-impact investigations from The Boston Globe, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning report on abuse in the Catholic Church.

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.

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.