Police Commissioner William Evans to announce retirement

Police Commissioner William B. Evans rose through the ranks after joining the force in 1980 as a cadet.


Evans, who became commissioner in 2013, will take a job at Boston College, several law enforcement sources said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/Boghosian_shooting1_MET.jpg A look at William Evans’ career on the Boston force

The longtime officer and top police official is expected to announce his retirement Monday.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/02/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_statehouse1_met.jpg A biennial tradition: Beacon Hill lawmakers’ mad scramble

The state’s full-time Legislature has to debate, horse-trade, and reconcile priorities it has had a year and a half to work on, all before the clock strikes midnight July 31.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/23/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/AFP_17U7I4.jpg Trump to Iran: ‘NEVER, EVER THREATEN’ America

President Trump warned of unspecified “consequences” if Iranian President Hassan Rouhani again threatened the US.

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The gunman is dead, police said, and a young girl is in critical condition.

Adrian Walker

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/walker%20(3).jpg Northeastern once again disrespects people of Roxbury

The eviction of an African-American artists’ collective — with no notice or warning — is another example of the university’s appalling treatment of the neighborhood.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/30/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/12-30-17_FanueilHall_08.jpg Advocacy group wants blacks to boycott Faneuil Hall

The landmark was bequeathed to the city in 1742 by Peter Faneuil, a slave trader. Some activists want the building to be renamed.

Mandi Baker

‘This heartache is indescribable’

Brian Baker was young, healthy, and fit — but two small bee stings last week proved to be fatal, leaving his wife and his family reeling in shock.

Opinion | Margery Eagan

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/11/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumacki_nantucketstatepolice_metro126.jpg Why can’t lawmakers say no to sweetheart deals for cops?

The lavish compensation for state troopers on the islands is just the latest outrage.

Hiawatha Bray | Tech Lab

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/bray-8492.jpg Code Red: Intelligence community on edge about cyberattacks

The director of national intelligence warns that weaknesses in US cybersecurity could be setting us up for a high-tech replay of 9/11.

Brighton family pleads for return of girl’s wheelchair

The 6-year-old’s wheelchair was last seen Thursday or Friday outside a Wallingford Road home, police said.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/5d8698d4fef14717a6055b029f665ef2-5d8698d4fef14717a6055b029f665ef2-0.jpg Mass. town commemorates 100th anniversary of WWI enemy attack

Orleans marked the 100th anniversary of the only enemy attack on American soil during World War I.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/22/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/f95211c275c141f3a78ca2e04fe53fed-f95211c275c141f3a78ca2e04fe53fed-0.jpg So far, so good on plan to keep Chris Sale fresh

The Red Sox ace, taking his turn in the rotation for the first time in 11 days, is getting the time he needs to stay strong for crunch time.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/23/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/turner111215METROfeature14.jpg Monday will be rainy, cloudy, and humid

The start of the work week is shaping into a cloudy, humid day, with a high near 80 degrees.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/06/26/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_beidgework4_met.jpg Commonwealth Avenue bridge replacement project to begin Thursday

This summer’s replacement of the westbound side of the Commonwealth Avenue Bridge will force some travelers to change their routes.

What separates Representative Michael Capuano, Democrat of Somerville, from challenger Ayanna Pressley?

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Michael Capuano and Ayanna Pressley: What’s the difference?

Capuano, the Somerville Democrat who has served on Capitol Hill for 20 years, and Pressley, a Boston city councilor, agree on most issues. How can they distinguish themselves?


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumacki_zakimbridgeatduskfeature_metro079.jpg Christian Menn’s signature project was the Zakim Bridge

Though Dr. Menn’s bridge designs dot Europe, a cable-stayed bridge in Boston towered over his other achievements.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/22/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/e9b82b6966f941558d74cccddf6b1d67-e9b82b6966f941558d74cccddf6b1d67-0.jpg ‘Black-ish’ star denies sex assault allegation

Los Angeles police confirmed that they are investigating a complaint against Anthony Anderson.

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The new Ted Williams documentary is mesmerizing

With an extraordinary twist of serendipity, the film includes never-before-seen footage of Williams — in vibrant color.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/22/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/b81e4f1629e24820acdb51dc336bc9d8-b81e4f1629e24820acdb51dc336bc9d8-20586.jpg Tom Brady, showing lots of style, hits one more pass to Wes Welker

Tom Brady took to Instagram to show that he hasn’t forgotten how to complete a pass to his longtime receiver Wes Welker — although this one was a bit different.

TV Critic’s Corner

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/Copy%20of%20BCS_407_NW_0406_0087-RT.jpg Welcome back, ‘Better Call Saul.’ Season 4 is almost here

Those of you hoping that, finally, Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul will appear during those 10 episodes will be disappointed.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/22/BostonGlobe.com/Politics/Images/f03c2daa921842c6a7a1a9e78f1e0c97-f03c2daa921842c6a7a1a9e78f1e0c97-0.jpg Mexican president-elect promises change in letter to Trump

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s seven-page missive to President Trump, written in Spanish, details how he sees the US and Mexico working together to stem immigration.

From the Sunday Boston Globe

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/Commuting_print.jpg The target: you and your every move

How companies use geolocation data to target you — and everyone around — in ways you’re not even aware of.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/22/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/ryan_encore9_met[1].jpg ‘Trees are a passion of mine’: Meet the man sprucing up the Everett casino

Wynn Resorts is spending about $15 million to create the landscape around its $2.5 billion Encore Boston Harbor casino.

Opinion & Ideas

Opinion | Michael D’Antonio

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/20/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/1001241600.jpg For Trump, truth is just another rule made to be broken

The president lies because he gets away with it.

Special reports

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/05/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/africa%20hero.jpg For refugees in Kenya, an education in hope

The Kakuma Refugee Camp is a holding center for thousands dispossessed by war and conflict. A New Hampshire university has made it the focus of its global plans.


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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/19/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/Atul-1024x576.jpg Atul Gawande’s first task as health CEO: a listening tour

He’ll travel across the country to meet employees he will serve through an Amazon-backed health care venture.

Globe event

Seattle’s mayor talks growing pains that offer some lessons for Boston

Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan spoke at a Globe event on how innovation is shaping our world, and she’s in high demand among the hundreds of mayors gathered in Boston.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/07/18/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/FlfQGTy9_585.jpg More about Last Seen: The Largest Unsolved Art Heist ever

A true-crime podcast about the most valuable — and confounding — art heist in history: the theft of 13 irreplaceable artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston.

Love Letters: The Podcast

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Images/lovelettersalbum.jpg Getting over a breakup

Meredith Goldstein explores how to move on when a relationship ends.

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