Recent special sections and reports

The Boston Marathon bombings

Coverage

Coverage of two blasts that shook the city, killing 3 and injuring at least 170, and the ensuing manhunt resulting in the death of a MIT police officer, the death of one suspect, and the capture of another.

Coverage of Thomas Menino

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

US v. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

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

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.

Aaron Hernandez on trial

Coverage

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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.

Longwood – A City Within a City

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As a Randolph woman prepares to go home for the final time, a young couple experiences the other end of the life cycle.

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.

Casino gambling in Mass.

Coverage

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Globe coverage of the state’s implementation of resort gambling following the 2011 law legalizing casinos.

Globe Investigations

Special section

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

Bitten by Uncertainty

Special report

In an occasional series, the Globe takes an in-depth look at the Lyme disease, the patients, the debate, science and testing.

Justice in the Shadows

DEC. 9, 2012

A year-long Globe investigation reveals a US immigration system that has released thousands of potentially dangerous criminals to US streets.