Latest Metro headlines

Tipster in Hernandez case had ‘personal contact’ with him

The woman who claims a juror in the Aaron Hernandez trial lied to the judge has been in “personal contact’’ with Hernandez, records show.

Hardwick boy lived isolated life where father limited fluids, records show

The boy who fell into a coma after his father allegedly starved and dehydrated him faced intense isolation and discipline, police said.

Revere marks anniversary of tornado that ripped through city

The city unveiled a granite stone on Tuesday to remember the historic weather event.

Police seek suspect in East Boston indecent assault

A woman was assaulted Monday morning near the intersection of the East Boston Greenway and Sumner Street.

Hot, humid conditions to continue through midweek

Mass. will endure another sweltering day today with thunderstorms likely in the eastern part of the state.

More Metro headlines

Sean Sumner tested his Lego robot during a recent course for parents and teachers at the Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center in Holyoke.

Steven G. Smith for The Boston Globe

Lego program helps parents, teachers conquer robotics

The intent is to familiarize adults with concepts in programming and encourage them to work with kids in a Lego robotics competition.


// Cynicism didn’t kill Boston’s Olympic bid

Taxpayer liability, not small-mindedness, was always the elephant in this room we call Boston.

// Video captured Medford detective’s vulgar threat to driver

Stephen LeBert told a motorist that he would “put a hole right through [his] head” and cursed repeatedly.

// Springfield pays homage to a ‘Marine’s Marine’

Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Sullivan was killed earlier this month in a shooting rampage in Chattanooga, Tenn.

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.

Aaron Hernandez guilty of murder



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

Data desk

// 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

Special section

// 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.


Tags in this section:

// 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.