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Boston Fire district chief convicted of stealing city funds

Edward Scigliano IV used $46,000 in city money to pay his own credit card and buy a large screen television.

Statistics about the victims, perpetrators of child abuse and neglect

A new federal report shows that Massachusetts had the highest rate of child abuse and neglect in the country during fiscal 2014.

Mother gives birth on Storrow Drive on-ramp

The unidentified woman went into labor when the car she was riding in was stopped in traffic.

N.H. primary voters hit polls in Manchester

Several voters got up before the sun to cast their ballots in the first-in-the-nation presidential primary.

Alleged MS-13 gang members seek bail in Boston courthouse

Three alleged members of a violent international street gang are slated to appear in US District Court in Boston Tuesday.

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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.