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.

N.H. Senate rejects bid to repeal death penalty

If it passed the Senate, New Hampshire would have been the last New England state to repeal the death penalty.

Patrick to nominate 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.

Markey lags Warren in approval ratings, poll finds

Senator Elizabeth Warren is seen as a better representative and more effective than Senator Edward Markey, according to the poll.

No injuries to residents were reported, but one firefighter was “slightly hurt,” according to a fire official.

Six-alarm fire in Cambridge displaces 100 people

The fire tore through a large apartment building near Central Square.

Charles Clemons spoke on air during the morning show on his radio station Touch 106.1FM in Dorchester.

US marshals shut down unlicensed Boston radio station

A radio station founded by one-time mayoral candidate Charles Clemons was shut down, he said.

Among those arrested was Gladys Vega of Chelsea Collaborative.

Advocates for immigrants block entrance to Suffolk jail

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

Firefighters worked Wednesday night to extinguish the three-alarm fire at 27 Hansborough St.

Officials believe gas caused Dorchester home explosion

Investigators think gas triggered an explosion that left two elderly people in critical condition and injured 10 others, an official said.


First past the post at Plainridge

The air was thick with excitement and the smell of manure leading into opening day, something that seemed like a long shot last summer.

MCAS results

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// 2013 MCAS rankings by district

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

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

The Boston Marathon bombings

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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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