$1 million bail for Abigail Hernandez kidnapping suspect

Abigail Hernandez was present for the arraignment of Nathaniel E. Kibby, the man accused of kidnapping her.

Deaths a shock to Saco, Maine

The shooting death of a family of five in Saco, Maine was a murder-suicide, state police said.

Immortalizing Raymond L. Flynn’s mayoral legacy

Two city councilors announced an effort to commemorate the former mayor of Boston, who held office from 1984 to 1993.

Thrice-arrested T police officer on paid leave

The officer allegedly assaulted a woman and twice violated a restraining order, authorities said.

Journalist becomes victim of violence

Dorchester Reporter founder Ed Forry was attacked from behind as he walked in Dorchester Park.

Residents surveyed the damage after the tornado hit Revere on Monday.

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Revere officials amazed no one was seriously hurt by tornado

“It’s really a miracle,” said Revere’s mayor of the rare tornado that heavily damaged more than 100 buildings.

The boat left downtown Boston at 1:30 p.m. Monday and was scheduled to return at 4:30 p.m.. It docked just before 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Stranded whale watch boat was in restricted area

Boston Harbor Cruises promised to cooperate with a Coast Guard investigation into the incident.

Evan Horowitz

Inside Patrick’s plan to house migrant children in Mass.

At most, the plan would increase the number of foreign-born residents by 0.1 percent.

The incident occurred at the corner of Massachusetts Avenue and Columbus Avenue about 10:05 a.m.

Bicyclist stuck under garbage truck rescued in South End

The bicyclist sustained injuries that were not life-threatening and was taken to Boston Medical Center, an official said.


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This year, unions are savoring a number of victories in the state, including a higher minimum wage and protections for housekeepers.

Boston homicide map

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Information about victims of homicides in Boston in 2014.

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.

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.