‘My brother’s been hit.’ Boston police officer shot, suspect killed in gunfire

BOSTON, MA - 2/22/2019:Green markers for evidence ( shell cashings ). Boston Police shooting on Gerard st in the early am after police pulling over a driver on a traffic stop. Suspect shoot at police officers hitting one without serious inury. Suspect was shoot and found dead on George Street in his vehicle. (David L Ryan/Globe Staff ) SECTION: METRO TOPIC

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The officer was shot multiple times and transported to Boston Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Keith Ablow in 2006. A new lawsuit alleges that he encouraged patients to trust and rely on him, then coaxed them into humiliating sexual activities, often during treatment sessions.

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‘I own you’: Star psychiatrist accused of sexually exploiting patients

Keith Ablow is facing lawsuits from three female patients who say he lured them into degrading sexual relationships.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/22/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/IMG_4894.jpg At least eight vehicles involved in major crash on I-95 in Attleboro

The crash critically injured one person, State Police said.

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Police Commissioner John Barbieri is retiring amid misconduct scandals and a federal civil rights investigation into his department.

State officials are asking residents to inspect indoor plants after a spotted lanternfly was discovered in a Boston home. An invasive insect that feasts on crops like almonds, apples, grapes, hops, stone fruits, and walnut trees, the spotted lanternfly was first detected in the US in 2014 in Pennsylvania.

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State officials ask residents to check plants for invasive spotted lanternfly

The USDA lists the lanternfly as an invasive pest that “can cause substantial economic damage,” feasting on many types of crops.

Senator Edward J. Markey.

Markey warns of ‘full-fledged battle’ if AG does not release Mueller investigation details

Senator Edward Markey’s said he’s relying on the report to largely determine if there is “evidence of impeachable offenses” against President Donald Trump.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/15roxburypot201b.jpg The fledgling pot industry is dominated by white men. A new program could help boost those hurt by the war on drugs

Mass. was supposed to be a pioneer for creating a diverse cannabis industry, but a year and a half in, only two of 112 licensed businesses are minority-owned.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/21/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/handout_wilson_hs.jpg Doctors prevail in liver donor malpractice case

A 12-member jury ultimately rejected the wrongful death claim brought by the donor’s widow against well-known transplant surgeon Elizabeth Pomfret and two other physicians.

Cardinal Sean Patrick O'Malley, listens reporters' questions at a media briefing during a four-day sex abuse summit called by Pope Francis, in Rome, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)


As O’Malley recedes, abuse survivors steal the show in Rome

The activist groups are ubiquitous in Rome this week, holding daily news conferences and briefings, making countless media appearances.

A freak accident crushed her hand. Now a promising young pianist must start again

All her life, she’d wanted nothing more than to be a professional pianist. Then the massive concrete facade of a building in Allston fell on her.

Nick Cafardo was interviewed at Fenway Park in 2011.


In Nick Cafardo, we lost a great teammate who was much loved

Nick was the ultimate baseball guy, one of the best writers of his generation, and he had no enemies.

Watch NESN’s tribute to Nick Cafardo

NESN’s “Sports Today” paid tribute to the Globe baseball columnist on Thursday night with a lengthy video.

Empire actor Jussie Smollett left Cook County jail after posting bond yesterday in Chicago.

Smollett’s character off ‘Empire’ for end of season

The producers of the TV show “Empire” say Jussie Smollett’s character will be removed from the final two episodes of this season.

Renée Graham

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/22/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Graham%20(1)-6557.jpg R. Kelly is canceled. Is it time to cancel Michael Jackson?

I allowed my lifelong fandom for Jackson to overshadow the possibility that he groomed children and their starstruck parents, and ruined young lives.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/22/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/b065ac3bed5d4df0923ff8e78c807e20-b065ac3bed5d4df0923ff8e78c807e20-0.jpg Investors choke as Kraft Heinz takes cost cutting too far

The food company’s stock tumbled 27 percent after the CEO conceded that its vaunted zero-based budgeting strategy damaged the value of brands like Oscar Mayer.

A former camper says the Episcopal Conference Center camp experience influenced her career choice: social work.

Episcopal Conference Center Camp

Globe Magazine

At summer camp, friendships blossom without technology

Camp is the perfect incubator for building rewarding relationships — a life skill that today’s kids need more than ever.


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Massachusetts is learning: What happens in Las Vegas doesn’t always stay there.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/21/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/0-6553.jpg Good policy, bad policymaking, and the fight over the 2020 census

Should adding a census question about citizenship raise hackles? Only if it was added dishonestly.

Gary Washburn | On Basketball

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Marcus Morris chided officials after he felt he was fouled on the final play of the game.

Nestor Ramos

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An open letter to President Trump from a most qualified candidate.

Ideas | George Thrush

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/20/BostonGlobe.com/Ideas/Images/AP_080719013668.jpg The global Ferris wheel craze stops here

It seems that you don’t need to have a wheel to play with the big boys.

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Beat LA? Not so much.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/05/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/MichaelCohenNewsletterHP-3632.jpg Truth and Consequences

Opinion columnist Michael Cohen takes a candid and no-holds-barred look at the current political moment. Sign up now.

Love Letters: The Podcast

Season Two: How do you meet someone?

Dating in 2019 is…complicated. Frustrating. Sometimes completely exhilarating. In Season 2 of the podcast, Meredith Goldstein goes deep on one of her most-asked questions.

Listen:   Apple Podcasts   |   Stitcher   |   RadioPublic


Special reports

They were the top of their class at Boston public schools. Then life happened

Read a multi-part investigation into how and why the lives of promising Boston valedictorians didn’t quite turn out the way they expected.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Smartphone society

In a world where the smartphone is now ubiquitous, photographers capture daily life in which the personal device is part of the moment.

Real Estate

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Mobile homes may be the least expensive and most effective means of addressing the region’s housing shortage.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2019/02/21/BostonGlobe.com/National/Images/CEOs_02-1024x576.jpg Meet the executives who will defend pharma before Congress

One’s a college dropout. One’s a self-proclaimed street fighter. And one survived a presidential tweetstorm.