R.I. girl with enterovirus dies of bacterial infection

It’s not clear whether there is a connection between the two infections, said the state health director.

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The school will complete a full review of the program after a disclosure that a student informant died of a heroin overdose.

Bridgewater State kept recent alleged campus rapes secret

School officials are defending their decision not to inform students about two alleged assaults last month.

Bedford High School evacuated due to e-mail threat

Officials will be investigating whether there is a connection between a threat against a school in Bedford, N.H.

Saugus father faces charge in son’s assault case

The Saugus man allegedly misled police investigating whether his son filmed a sexual assault of a teen.

A security gate at Camp Edwards, where the three Afghan Army officers had been taking part in a training exercise.


Afghan soldiers who fled Cape feared death at home

The three Afghan soldiers explained for the first time why they disappeared from a training exercise at Camp Edwards.

Aaron Hernandez was in court in Fall River on Wednesday.

Hernandez lawyer never read cellphone search warrant

Aaron Hernandez’s top lawyer ordered a colleague to hand over his client’s cellphone before reading the warrant.

Five firefighters and one civilian were killed when an exterior wall collapsed on them during a fire on the former Trumbull Street in the South End.

Tragedy of 1964 Trumbull Street fire still resonates

Within a half hour, the 1964 South End fire morphed into a devastating tragedy that took the lives of five firefighters and a civilian.

The tentatively titled West Station is meant to help overhaul the huge swath of land near the Allston-Brighton tolls on the Massachusetts Turnpike.

New transit station could transform Allston area

The $25 million project would allow Allston commuters to take the train to the Back Bay, South Station, and possibly Kendall Square.

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.

The 2014 race for governor

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Get full Boston Globe coverage and analysis of the 2014 race to replace Deval Patrick as governor of Massachusetts.

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With the primaries behind them, the major party candidates for governor have a big challenge ahead.

The Jobs of Summer


This seasonal Globe feature highlights the quintessential warm-weather jobs of New England.

Globe Investigation: Shadow Campus


The Globe investigation of off-campus housing in Boston revealed a collision of greed, neglect, and mismanagement.

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Marathon bombings — One year later

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Profiles of a city healing and recovering a year after the attack.

Arrest of Aaron Hernandez



Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is charged with the murder of Dorchester man Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.