Today is Thursday, July 30, the 211th day of 2015. There are 154 days left in the year.
A Northampton man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he burned down his own house.
SPRINGFIELD (AP) — A Boston police captain’s son accused of plotting an attack on a college campus in support of the Islamic State pleaded not guilty Wednesday to weapons and assault charges.
A drowning man who was pulled from the waters off a South Boston beach by an off-duty firefighter and three teenagers from Milton has died.
A man in his mid-40s was stabbed with a bottle and seriously injured Wednesday night in Dorchester, police said.A man in his mid-40s was stabbed with a bottle and seriously injured Wednesday night in Dorchester, police said.
Rand Paul defends campaign during N.H. swing
The US senator from Kentucky isn’t worried about his current poll numbers. The campaign is playing the long game, aides add.
A lesson learned?
After the scuttled Olympic bid, city voters have a right to expect a more measured and thoughtful mayor from now on.
Officials are considering a broad overhaul of food service at public schools in Boston.
Former FBI agent John Connolly’s murder conviction for the 1982 shooting death of John Callahan had been overturned in 2014.
Memorial Mass held for child found on Deer Island
Investigators have run down hundreds of leads and received many tips since her body was found in June.
Mullah Mohammad Omar, Taliban leader, said to have died in 2013
The obscure, one-eyed zealot led the Taliban from its beginnings as a band of student insurrectionists.
In a snap, living his football dream
“Ready, set, go!” I yell, fake the handoff to the first back, and gently place the ball in the second back’s hands. He runs for 7 yards.
Starts and Stops
A new view outside the Newburyport/Rockport line
Through an MIT program, a group of high schoolers have created public art to enthrall commuters on the commuter rail line.
The number of reported bicycle accidents has increased in recent years, and fatalities have more than tripled.
Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.