‘I killed my family with a baseball bat,’ suspect in four murders in Groton reportedly told police

Suspect Orion Krause is led away by police in Groton from the home where he was found.

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Orion Krause, the Oberlin College graduate accused of killing four people two weeks ago in Groton, allegedly told a nurse that he used heroin.

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Here’s what we learned from the newly released police reports in the Orion Krause case.

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Gronkowski, Amendola both say they are ‘good to go’ for Sunday

Tom Brady will have two of his top receivers on the field when the Patriots face the Texans Sunday.

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Karen Cady-Pereira said at the time she viewed her disobedience as a form of protest — but she didn’t expect the situation to escalate so quickly.

James Franco plays twin brothers in “The Deuce.”

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Two men from Boston, special men with different but special gifts, are doing what they can to shine some light on a land that long ago found a place in their hearts.


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Comedian Jimmy Tingle has formed a committee to run for lieutenant governor as a Democrat.

Dinner with Cupid

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His friends read Cupid every week and pick teams on Facebook. Will they stand by him as he braves a date himself?

How does Boston stack up in the Amazon sweepstakes?

A look at Boston’s strengths and weaknesses in several key areas that the company has said are central to how it will decide where to put its second headquarters.

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The ad is one of seven versions in circulation. Another ad is missing a necessary second use of the word “you”: “Don’t let anyone tell you can’t do something.”

The Trump presidency

Senator McCain to vote ‘no’ on health care bill

Senator John McCain said that he could not “in good conscience vote for the Graham-Cassidy proposal.”

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The murder-suicide was carried out by a man who was denied a license to carry a firearm — yet still managed to find a handgun, officials said.

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Scaccia fatally shot his son, Anthony J. Scaccia, Thursday and then shot himself, according to police.

Aaron Hernandez is shown at his second murder trial.

NFL says it will contest Hernandez lawsuit ‘vigorously’

Portraying the former Patriot convicted of murder as a victim, the league says, is “misguided.”

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The estate of Aaron Hernandez has filed a $20 million lawsuit against the NFL and the Patriots after BU said the former football player had CTE.

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A state commission’s proposal to adopt Atlantic Standard Time would mean big changes for residents.

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A study from J.D. Power ranked Logan Airport as below average among the nation’s airports.

A destroyed group of houses in Juncos, Puerto Rico.

At least 6 dead in Puerto Rico due to Hurricane Maria, officials say

Maria also pummeled parts of the US Virgin Islands, lashed Turks and Caicos Friday morning, and took aim at the Bahamas.

Hurricane Maria, earlier this week.

David Epstein

Big questions about hurricanes, answered

Why do hurricanes form in the first place, and why are some years so much more active than others?

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The last patron who borrowed the Attleboro Public Library’s copy of “A Young Lady at Home” must have had a pretty crowded schedule.


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Witness the birth of the marijuana industry in Massachusetts and catch up on national pot headlines every Saturday.

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If you’re looking to challenge Massachusetts’ reputation as a bastion of liberalism, this jail is a good place to start.

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A complete guide to movies, music, books, arts, theater, and family events in the Greater Boston area this season.

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In 2016, VA employees filed nearly 2,000 complaints with the Office of Special Counsel — more than the next four most-complained-about departments combined.


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The agency hopes to recruit more than a half-million people from communities that are wary of clinical research.


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Pope admits church realized sex abuse problem ‘a bit late’

Pope Francis on Thursday acknowledged the Catholic Church was “a bit late” in realizing the damage done by priests who rape and molest children, and said that the decades-long practice of moving pedophiles around rather than sanctioning them was to blame.


Sam Gabriels holds a tray of farm fresh vegetables as dinner is served to 200 guests at Chatham Bars Inn.

Chatham Bars Inn has always been about the beach. Now it’s also about the farm.

The inn has purchased more than 31,000 pounds of produce, worth upward of $118,000, from CBI Farm this year, and Chef Anthony Cole has achieved something unexpected with the bounty: He has made the inn a place where vegetables may be the star culinary attraction.