Hacker group Anonymous targets Children’s Hospital

The hospital was hit by a series of attacks apparently in response to its involvement in the Justina Pelletier custody case.

After an alleged assault in Allston, a selfless rescuer

A woman in her 20s threw herself on a helpless victim who was allegedly being beaten by two former college football players.

Lynn teen charged after alleged accomplice shot by victim

A 15-year-old is charged with murdering his friend even though the fatal shot was fired by a gun owner who was the victim of a botched armed robbery.

High winds down trees and utility poles in Billerica and Andover

The National Weather Service issued a wind warning across the state that will last until 7 p.m.

Scott Brown’s entrance into New Hampshire’s US Senate race has created a political and media firestorm that some analysts believe will damage critical underpinnings of Charlie Baker’s gubernatorial candidacy in Massachusetts.

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Scott Brown’s candidacy could hurt Charlie Baker

Many of the party resources that would have been showered on Baker’s race for governor will now be directed at Brown’s challenge to Jeanne Shaheen.

The removal of this dam in East Bridgewater would help restore fish along the Satucket River.

With E. Bridgewater dam gone, river will flow freely again

The long-neglected Carver Cotton Gin Mill Dam has been slated for destruction.

A photo of Eric Munsell released by Boston police.

Body found in Boston Harbor identified as missing BU graduate

At this point, investigators do not suspect foul play in the death of 24-year-old Eric Munsell.


A leadership loss for Boston’s schools

Andrew Bott, principal of a Roxbury school that has become a nationally recognized poster child for successful turnarounds, is leaving the city.

Judge allows defense experts to examine boy’s body

Forensic pathologists were given permission Wednesday to examine the body of a preschool boy who went missing while under the supervision of the state’s child protection agency.

40-year term is sought for reputed mobster

Prosecutors want a 40-year prison term for a man convicted of the attempted murder of former Boston mob boss Frank Salemme.

Starts & Stops

Starts & Stops

Despite what a first glance might suggest, the flag on the side of this train is really forward. Flags must face the direction of travel.

US flags on new trains draws attention

Despite what a first glance might suggest, the flag on the side of new commuter rail locomotives is really forward. Flags must face the direction of travel.

MCAS results

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/10/01/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/school2-12863.jpg 2013 MCAS rankings by district

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

Special section


A five-part series examining the profound impact of former President John F. Kennedy’s assassination.

The Boston Marathon bombings

Special section


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.

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