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The trial of ’Whitey’ Bulger

Confessed murderer ties Bulger to 6 killings

Shooting victims James “Spike” O’Toole (top, right) and Al Notorangeli. At left, the bullet-riddled car in Michael Milano’s slaying.

John Martorano took the stand Monday for the first time against his friend-turned-foe, James “Whitey” Bulger, and recounted a long series of deaths.

Tuukka Rask and Patrice Bergeron were the stars of Game 3 for the Bruins.

Bruins 2, Blackhawks 0

Bruins stifle Blackhawks in Game 3

Patrice Bergeron, in a personification of desire, willed the Bruins to a 2-0 cutthroat win to give Boston a 2-1 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final.

// Academy’s council added its chief to honoree list

Leslie Cohen Berlowitz’s name was added to the 2004 American Academy of Arts and Sciences class, a move that has drawn criticism.

The “Mad Men” characters Megan and Don Draper are played by Jessica Pare and Jon Hamm.


Casual marijuana use becomes common on TV

Pot is everywhere now on television. Weed has become almost as common as romantic tensions on sitcoms.

Health leader Donald Berwick starts bid for governor

Dr. Berwick, a former Obama administration official, quietly launched his campaign for governor of Massachusetts.

Boston grappling with a spike in violence

A citywide surge of violence has many worried about what the summer, a typically dangerous time in some parts of the city, will bring.