Latest Metro headlines

Live video: Aaron Hernandez lawyers ask for dismissal of murder charges

Hernandez is charged with killing two men in the South End in 2012.

Training underway at Logan

No need to be alarmed. Logan International Airport officials say training exercises are being conducted there Tuesday.

Have you turned your heat on yet?

Have you turned your heat on yet? Some residents of Greater Boston are already facing frigid temperatures after the sun goes down, even though fall has only just begun.

Pilot who died on Phoenix-Boston flight identified

The pilot of the American Airlines flight was Michael Johnston, 57, who was based out of Phoenix.

Despite city effort, Boston lags in apartment inspections

The city had hoped to complete 44,000 inspections by year’s end. So far, only about 10,000 have been inspected.

More Metro headlines

This vehicle on Charles Street was hit with multiple parking tickets.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

Hate parking tickets? Avoid Boston at these times

You are more likely to get a parking ticket in a handful of downtown blocks, especially around lunchtime from Tuesday through Friday.


Kennedy’s book is Step 4 on path to recovery, redemption

Patrick Kennedy has made a searching and fearless moral inventory of himself. We all should be so lucky.

// New commuter rail schedules will target delays, MBTA says

The schedules will be released later this month and go into effect around Nov. 30, the transit agency said.

// Judge dismisses ex-Concord-Carlisle student’s bullying lawsuit

Despite the ruling, the judge found the school’s response to Isabella Hankey’s complaints “ineffective and unreasonable.”

Yvonne Abraham


Abraham is a Metro columnist. Her work appears on Thursdays and Sundays.

Kevin Cullen


Cullen is a columnist for the Metro section who previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

Thomas Farragher


Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Adrian Walker


Walker has been a columnist for the Metro section since 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

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.