Jurors convict friend of Tsarnaev

Azamat Tazhayakov was convicted of interfering with the investigation into the Boston Marathon bombings.

In this courtroom sketch, Azamat Tazhayakov, listens to the verdict.


Tazhayakov family struggles with son’s loss of innocence

As the jury filed in Monday, Azamat Tazhayakov’s father betrayed anything but confidence. His mother showed even less.

Chelsea judge rules without hearing evidence

The case, described as highly unusual by legal experts, has prompted Suffolk District Attorney Daniel F. Conley to ask the SJC to step in.

Fox attacks bring eerie quiet to Newbury

Families took cover inside after a recent string of attacks in the area by foxes believed to be carrying rabies.

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

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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.

Missing N.H. teen Abigail Hernandez back at home

Nine months after she disappeared, Abigail Hernandez was reunited with her family, but details about her case remain elusive.

JetBlue pilot faces heroin charge

Police launched the investigation after complaints from residents about drug dealing near 75 Boylston St.

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.

Haley Rue’s family described her as “the apple of our eye.”

Harvard student’s death is mourned

The 19-year-old woman died this weekend after she apparently slipped into rushing water while hiking.

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.