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3 guilty in probation corruption case

Throughout the trial, jurors heard from current and former probation officials who described John O’Brien’s rigged system.

Essdras M Suarez/Globe Staff

A sweeping verdict found that former chief John O’Brien ran the Probation Department like a criminal enterprise.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2011/08/18/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Advance/Images/26letters1a.jpg Outcome brings few words from lawmakers

Outside the Senate chamber, senators insisted they had to be somewhere else, had not read the verdict, or were busy with other business.

Superintendent David Fleishman

Newton schools chief fined for use of Patrick’s words

The city’s school committee fined David Fleishman one week’s salary over the failure to cite Governor Deval Patrick.

Bridgewater State Hospital

Prison chief resigns over Bridgewater inquiry

Luis Spencer allegedly delayed an internal investigation at embattled Bridgewater State Hospital.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/07/24/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/demoulas0711_wide-3806-7750-7840.jpg Market Basket has several suitors

Arthur T. Demoulas’s bid to buy the grocery chain is one of several offers discussed in recent months.

Market Basket workers loyal to the ousted president, Arthur T. Demoulas, are keeping up the pressure to bring him back. A rally like the one on Monday is planned for Friday.

Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

Personal touches won loyalty at Market Basket

Solid pay and a boss who cares have created an atmosphere employees want to protect.

The Nation

Lawyers debated as Ariz. execution lingered

The execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood was held Wednesday at the state prison in Florence, Ariz.

A transcript of an emergency hearing revealed the behind-the-scenes drama as the execution of Joseph Rudolph Wood unfolded.

Congressional committees offer up competing VA fixes

Both proposals would scale back separate bills after lawmakers in both parties expressed shock at the associated costs.

Obama looks at screening children in Honduras

It would be the first American refugee effort in a nation reachable by land to the United States, the White House said.

Editorial & Opinion

JOANNA WEISS

The myths of illegal immigration

A demonstrator held a sign supporting immigration outside a US Border Patrol facility in California earlier this month.

By Joanna Weiss

The language the opponents use is telling.

SCOT LEHIGH

John Miller, the GOP’s noteworthy AG hopeful

By Scot Lehigh

If elected, Miller would be the best-educated attorney general in memory.

JOAN WICKERSHAM

Down the Rx rabbit hole

By Joan Wickersham

Filling simple prescriptions for eye drops shouldn’t take four days.

Metro

3 guilty in probation corruption case

Throughout the trial, jurors heard from current and former probation officials who described John O’Brien’s rigged system.

By Milton J. Valencia

A sweeping verdict found that former chief John O’Brien ran the Probation Department like a criminal enterprise.

DeLeo could be further haunted by probation verdict

House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo

By Milton J. Valencia and Claire McNeill

The House speaker himself was never charged, but prosecutors had argued in the trial that he joined in John O’Brien’s conspiracy.

Newton schools chief fined for use of Patrick’s words

Superintendent David Fleishman

By Peter Schworm

The city’s school committee fined David Fleishman one week’s salary over the failure to cite Governor Deval Patrick.

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Thomas Farragher

The spectacular collapse of Jack O’Brien

By Thomas Farragher

Authorities release sketch in Abigail Hernandez case

By John R. Ellement and Evan Allen

Love’s ‘double delight’

By Derek J. Anderson

Adrian Walker

Time to save Market Basket

By Adrian Walker

Business

Personal touches won loyalty at Market Basket

Market Basket workers loyal to the ousted president, Arthur T. Demoulas, are keeping up the pressure to bring him back. A rally like the one on Monday is planned for Friday.

By Callum Borchers

Solid pay and a boss who cares have created an atmosphere employees want to protect.

Market Basket has several suitors

The bid from ousted president Arthur T. Demoulas is not the only offer for Market Basket.

By Casey Ross and Jack Newsham

Arthur T. Demoulas’s bid to buy the grocery chain is one of several offers discussed in recent months.

Google Glass Road Show coming to Boston

 A Google Glass team will hold a demo Saturday in Boston.

By Callum Borchers

A team from Google will demo Glass on Saturday at the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts.

Obituaries

Joseph Walker III, 63; justice in superior, district courts

Joseph Walker III became an associate justice of the state Superior Court in 2000.

By Bryan Marquard

Respected by colleagues and staff, Mr. Walker was “a complete gentleman and a fantastic lawyer,” a former colleague said.

Dan Borislow, 52; creator of the magicJack device

Dan Borislow was a pioneer in developing phone service over the Internet.

More than 10 million of the devices have been sold since, according to MagicJack VocalTec, and they remain a ubiquitous offering in some 25,000 stores.

Henry Hartsfield Jr., 80; astronaut on 3 shuttles, Columbia test pilot

Henry Hartsfield, right, and Thomas Mattingly practiced in a simulator at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. Mr. Hartsfield was an Air Force pilot before joining NASA.

By Bruce Weber

Mr. Hartsfield flew as the pilot of the final test flight of Columbia and as commander of the maiden mission of Discovery.

Sports

BEN VOLIN | ON FOOTBALL

Tom Brady brings fresh perspective to his 15th season

Tom Brady says the key to training camp is to have the same mentality now as he did as an unheralded rookie. (AP Photo)

By Ben Volin

Almost 37 years old, Brady still can’t get enough of the training camp grind.

BLUE JAYS 8, RED SOX 0

Red Sox held to one hit, lose series finale to Blue Jays

Red Sox manager John Farrell takes the ball from starter Rubby De La Rosa in the fifth inning on Thursday. De La Rosa gave up seven runs (six earned). (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

By Peter Abraham

Shane Victorino’s leadoff single in the seventh inning was the Red Sox’ only hit of the game.

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

This year, Patriots’ strong suit is defense

With Darrelle Revis (24) enhancing the secondary, the Patriots might have enough to hold down a potential playoff foe such as Denver. (AP Photo)

By Christopher L. Gasper

With big additions and good health, the Patriots defense is creating excitement normally reserved for Tom Brady’s side of the ball.

Capital

Weekly Poll

Voters would pay for road fixes — close to home

The first day of drive-through tolls on the Tobin Bridge. More poll respondents favored an increase in fees and taxes if the proceeds would go to repairs of local roadways.

By Martine Powers

Mass. voters are sensitive to whether their taxes will go toward infrastructure upgrades nearby, a new Boston Globe poll finds.

Unions gaining power in Mass.

Supporters of proposed ballot initiatives to raise the state’s minimum wage and require more employers to allow workers to earn sick days rallied at the State House last July.

By Michael Levenson

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

Rock stars they’re not, but candidates go on tour

By Joshua Miller

Political tours help candidates garner media coverage for what could otherwise seem like just another event to hear from residents.

G: Arts & Movies

Jenny Lewis bounces back with ‘The Voyager’

Jenny Lewis performed at Boston Calling.

By James Reed

Lewis’s star-studded “Just One of the Guys” video racked up nearly 2.5 million views on YouTube in eight days.

Five faves at Newport Folk Festival

By James Reed

Don’t miss Jimmy Cliff, Jack White, and the Haden Triplets at Newport Folk Festival.

Trumpeter Sandoval celebrates music without borders

Arturo Sandoval has won 10 Grammy Awards and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

By Jeremy D. Goodwin

The Cuban expat trumpeter, bandleader, and media personality Arturo Sandoval is a headliner for the Summer Arts Weekend festival.

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Art Review

Hipster musicians in a video masterpiece

By Sebastian Smee

movie review

In ‘Hellion,’ a different sort of boyhood

By Peter Keough

Scene & HEard

Zenón explores Puerto Rican culture in Newport

By Jon Garelick

Night Watch

Improv Asylum’s ‘All the Single Ladies’

By Andrew Bourque

Noisy Neighbors

Lisa Thorson, ‘Lisa Thorson Quartet Live’

By Jon Garelick

High Five

Five artists Flume is listening to

By Raffaela Kenny-Cincotta

Boston-area to do list

By June Wulff