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Brockton man seriously injured in crash on I-93 in Wilmington

A 25-year-old Brockton man was seriously injured when his car rear-ended a tractor-trailer but the 7-month-old girl in his car was unhurt.

Olympics opposition groups have big social media presence

Tweet by tweet, post by post, opponents of the Boston 2024 bid are making their voices known.

First phase of R.I. nightclub memorial set to start

The memorial, on the site of a 2003 nightclub fire that claimed 100 lives, will be open by spring, according to the nonprofit group’s leader.

Upgrade begins for R.I. rail route

New platforms will be built at the Kingston station, and an additional section of track will be built to help Amtrak service pass regional trains.


Lottery results from Monday drawings

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When there’s a crisis at State House, Tammy Kraus gets the call

Kraus, superintendent of the landmark, makes sure a building that dates to the 18th century keeps functioning.

Kevin Cullen

// Does the new Olympic plan really protect taxpayers?

It’s not fully clear how $128 million in insurance will insulate residents from the inevitable overruns.

// Rebel flag hung on monument to protest use, organizer says

One of the people who hung the flag said it was not intended as a racist comment, but rather a statement in protest of the flag.

// Guns, $2 million in drugs seized in Lawrence raid

Jose Casellas, 37, was arrested after police said they found as much as 35 pounds of heroin during the raid.

Boston's 2024 Olympic bid


Boston will compete with cities from around the world as it seeks to host the Summer Games in nine years.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death


Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings.


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Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder



The former Patriots tight end was convicted in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.

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// Bike fatalities rise in Greater Boston’s suburbs

The number of reported bicycle accidents has increased in recent years, and fatalities have more than tripled.

Coverage of Thomas Menino


Globe coverage of former Mayor Thomas Menino’s life and legacy.

Globe Investigations

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// Recent investigative reports

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

Special Report: The Longest Road


At 17, the shadow fell: a devastating diagnosis of mental illness. Trouble, hospital, home, into the depths again. Now, he aims to make his way back.


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// Fourteen political moments of 2014

A mysterious fisherman. A geography blunder. A change of the guard at City Hall. Here’s a look at some of the top political moments of 2014.