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Police investigate reports of indecent assaults near BU campus

Authorities were looking for a suspect after reports of three indecent assaults near the Boston University campus Monday night, officials said. Authorities were looking for a suspect after reports of three indecent assaults near the Boston University campus Monday night, officials said.

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Teen girl flees attempted abduction, police say

A 16-year-old girl managed to escape from a would-be kidnapper on Monday afternoon in Barnstable, police said. A 16-year-old girl managed to escape from a would-be kidnapper on Monday afternoon in Barnstable, police said.

Activists call for US review of Boston police

Roxbury activists and their supporters are appealing to the US Department of Justice to conduct a top-to-bottom review of Boston’s police force.

Inmates, rescue dogs thrive in Worcester County jail program

Two rescue dogs have made a home at the jail, sharing a dorm-style room with four inmates and becoming like mascots for convicts.

Teenage girl flees attempted abduction in Barnstable

The 16-year-old girl reported being followed by a man in a red pickup truck who exited the vehicle and tried to force her in.

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An artist’s depiction of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s aunt, Shakhruzat Suleimanov (right), testifying with an interpreter during the sentencing phase of Tsarnaev's trial.

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With relatives on stand, Tsarnaev shows emotion

After weeks of an impassive demeanor, convicted Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was seen wiping tears from his eyes.

Logan Airport officials plan to curb energy consumption, cut emissions, and spend millions to protect runways from rising seas.

Logan Airport drafts climate change plan

Officials plan to cut carbon emissions, curb energy consumption, and spend millions to protect runways from rising seas.

Pat Rogers (left) and fellow Boston police Officer Jennifer Penton at a June 2012 event.

Kevin Cullen

After anguish of suicide, Pat Rogers’s family finds purpose

The late officer’s family wants to start a conversation among the people who need to have it most.

Senator Brian Joyce (center) was an attorney for Organogenesis and celebrated its groundbreaking in 2010.

Brian Joyce thrives at the edge of a fuzzy boundary

The state senator from Milton has frequently blurred the lines between his public duties and his private business.

US v. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his now-deceased brother, Tamerlan, allegedly set off explosives at the Boston Marathon.

Aaron Hernandez on trial

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The former Patriots tight end is charged with the murder of Odin Lloyd, whose body was found near Hernandez’s home.

Thomas Farragher

Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He spent eight years as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appear Wednesdays and Saturdays.

Boston's 2024 Olympic bid

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

Data desk

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/10/11/BostonGlobe.com/Regional/Images/bike-big.jpg 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

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

Globe Investigations

Special section

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

Special Report: The Longest Road

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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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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/12/25/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/BG_Moments_final2-7646.jpg 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.