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Photographer seeks to identify kids in Muhammad Ali photos

Marlena Richardson would like to give the snapshots, taken when Ali visited Boston in 1977, to the children pictured.

Chelmsford man sentenced to 20 years for murder-to-hire plots

Andrew Gordon twice tried to hire undercover state troopers: first to kill his estranged wife, then to kill witnesses related to the case.

Healey moves closer to suing IndyCar sponsors

Attorney General Maura Healey is threatening to sue to collect money still owed to ticket buyers of the failed IndyCar event in the Seaport.

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Is Marty Walsh’s dream job turning into a nightmare?

If so, it’s because he’s beeing poorly served by advisers to his administration.

Dorchester man pleads guilty in crash that killed cyclist

A judge sent a Dorchester man to prison after he admitted to driving drunk in a crash that killed a teen cyclist in May 2015.

Police find suspected explosives in Marlborough arrest

The investigation began when an armed man allegedly began menacing the residents of a home, authorities said.

29 years later, a DNA sample leads to arrest in Roxbury killing

The court-ordered sample from James Paige, 50, of Manchester, N.H., cracked open the cold case.

BU files motion to dismiss counts in sexual harassment suit

Two students have accused a prominent music professor of sexual harassment, and the university of failing to rein in the behavior.

Political Happy Hour: June 28, 2016

Political Happy Hour: Lobbyi$t$, your Uber i$ arriving now | Old is new again at Boston Latin School | Forty-year-old Twinkie

Investigation continues after toddler left in Mattapan playground

The boy was found on the playground and then waited for nearly 20 hours before his parents came forward.

Leominster man allegedly threatened to make factory ‘look like Orlando’

A Leominster man is facing charges that he threatened to shoot his co-workers.

Uber legislation creates windfall for lobbyists

Beacon Hill lobbyists have scooped up more than $1.4 million in fees working on legislation regulating ride-for-hire firms.

Backlash at Rhode Island yacht club over men-only policy

Comedian Dave Kane cancelled his upcoming performance at the Westerly Yacht Club in attempt to pressure it into changing the controversial policy.

Yale prof’s dogs to be euthanized for mauling woman to death

A Connecticut woman succumbed to her injuries Monday after a Yale Medical School professor’s two dogs attacked her earlier this month.

Cape Cod business wants its granite back

Someone stole 24 slabs of granite from a Yarmouth business. Was it worth the heavy lifting?

Suspected shoplifter accused of attacking security officer

Darren Martin, 49, allegedly took items from Saks Fifth Avenue in the Wrentham Village Premium Outlets.

‘Bugs’ on the subway: Microbes aplenty hitch a ride, but don’t worry

It turns out that the germs you come across on the MBTA aren’t any worse than those in a hand shake.

That alligator in the Conn. River? It was a stuffed animal

Conn. residents had a bit of a scare amid reports of an alligator in Suffield, but it turned out to be something much less threatening.

Trump to host Boston fund-raiser

The event in the Financial District Wednesday will be part of a daylong campaign trip in New England.