Walsh calls for top gambling regulator to recuse himself

Mayor Walsh said Stephen Crosby was biased against the city’s efforts to win more influence over two casino proposals on its borders.

Bridgewater inmate’s family agrees to settle suit

The lawsuit claimed that guards were illegally keeping an inmate in isolation or strapped to a bed, sometimes for days at a time.

American Academy of Arts and Sciences picks new president

Jonathan Fanton was named to take over eight months after Leslie Berlowitz was ousted amid concerns about her pay and doctored resume.

N.H. Senate rejects bid to repeal death penalty

The chamber deadlocked, 12-12, on whether to join the rest of New England in abolishing capital punishment.

Cambridge teacher faces child pornography charges

The fifth-grade teacher used hidden cameras to film students in states of undress, the US Attorney’s office said.

Coakley makes payment as part of campaign finance agreement

Martha Coakley will make a payment to charity as part of her agreement with regulators who found she used her federal US Senate funds for state activities.

Patrick nominates Ralph Gants as next SJC chief

Gants, a current member of the Supreme Judicial Court, will be nominated to replace Roderick Ireland as chief justice of the state’s highest court.

US marshals seized transmission equipment from TOUCH 106.1 FM in Boston’s Grove Hall neighborhood Thursday in a crackdown on unlicensed radio stations.

Kayana Szymczak for The Boston Globe

Unlicensed Roxbury radio station shuttered

Boston’s black community was caught off guard Thursday when federal agents raided TOUCH 106.1 FM.

A Boston police officer escorted the hearse carrying the body of Officer DJ Simmonds after his funeral Thursday at Randolph’s First Baptist Church.


DJ Simmonds made his presence felt

Simmonds wanted to be a cop to make a difference. In just 28 years on this earth, he did.

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Dennis Simmonds Jr. died last week after a medical emergency at the Boston police academy.

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Two Brighton women are accused of scheming to take money that was meant to go to the care of the woman’s cat.

Among those arrested was Gladys Vega of Chelsea Collaborative.

19 immigrant-rights activists arrested at Suffolk jail

The advocates were arrested after blocking the entrance in a protest demanding a halt to deportations.

The Rev. Bruce Wall.

Advocacy leader calls meeting to rebut accusations

The Rev. Bruce Wall is now defending his group’s decision to send a questionable $105,000 invoice to the state’s new commuter rail company for services that were never under contract.

The arrest of Oscar Hernandez Jr. was part of a probe of gun trafficking between Florida and Massachusetts.

Man arrested in connection with Hernandez case

The arrest in a gun trafficking probe is “related” to the Aaron Hernandez murder case, the US attorney’s office said.

Webcams, added both inside and outside the nest in 2008, stream live footage of the falcons’ activities on the university’s website.

UMass Lowell to ‘adopt’ peregrine falcons

“It’s an opportunity to educate our students and the public about this endangered species,” said a university spokeswoman.


Mr. Janeway was challenged by Boston’s rapidly changing media landscape.

Michael C. Janeway, 73; former Globe editor

Mr. Janeway, editor of the Globe from 1985-86, enjoyed a varied career as an editor, author, journalist, and academic.

MCAS results

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Results for each of the state’s districts in English, math, and science, sorted by grade.

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.

JFK: 50 Years Later

Special section


A five-part series examining the profound impact of former President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

The Boston Marathon bombings

Special section


Coverage of deadly blasts that shook the city, and the ensuing manhunt resulting in the death of an MIT police officer, the death of one suspect, and the capture of another.

Casino gambling in Mass.



Globe coverage of the state’s implementation of resort gambling following the 2011 law legalizing casinos.

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