Tsarnaev friend arrested on drug, gun charges

A firearm in the case is the same model alleged to have been used in the shooting of MIT police officer Sean Collier.

No drugs in system of pilot accused of heroin possession, lawyer says

JetBlue pilot John Manwaring, 42, who faces a heroin possession charge, denies allegations that he used drugs.

Scuba diver dies off Marblehead coast

The search for the man began around 10 a.m. when police received a distress call via marine radio.

Investigators in Abigail Hernandez case reviewing video

Authorities are asking for the public’s help as they investigate the disappearance of Abigail Hernandez.

Aaron Hernandez murder trial to start in January

The former Patriots star’s trial in the 2013 shooting death of Odin L. Lloyd will start early next year.

Joel Nieves, 28, of Lowell, is wanted on charges of armed burglary.

Chelmsford police say man left his own keys at crime scene

Authorities say a man left something behind in exchange for the belongings he stole: his keys.

Traffic flowed freely through the left-hand lanes while construction crews worked to rip out remaining booths.

Drivers cheer cash-free tolling on Tobin Bridge

The Tobin Bridge officially switched to cash-free tolling Monday morning, and, just as promised, morning rush hour traffic moved a little faster than usual.

“I understand the reason for the rule, but it’s like the worst rule ever,” Sam Koufman says.

Many teenage drivers hitting the road alone

In Massachusetts, the freedom that comes with a driver’s license also comes with a leash for teenagers.

Abigail Hernandez was in good condition, a New Hampshire official said.

After missing N.H. teen returns home, details scarce

Nine months after she disappeared, Abigail Hernandez was reunited with her family on Sunday.

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 Berger, at 89; versatile satirical novelist

Mr. Berger was a reclusive and bitingly satirical novelist who explored the myths of the American West in “Little Big Man.”

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

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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.

Globe Investigations

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Read recent stories and ongoing investigations from the Globe’s journalists.