Weymouth police officer and bystander shot, killed

Police in Weymouth saluted along Main Street as the body of officer Michael Chesna was brought to the medical examiner’s office in Boston.

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The 20-year-old suspect, who is in custody, allegedly attacked the police officer with a large stone before shooting him with the officer’s own gun, and then allegedly shot a woman in her home as he tried to flee.

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Fellow officers and mourners paid their respects to Weymouth’s Michael Chesna.

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Patriots owner Robert Kraft was reportedly spotted entering the Weymouth police station on Sunday after Officer Michael Chesna, 42, died in the line of duty.

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Heather Astaneh was livid when a package she ordered arrived late, so she wrote a complaint on the US Postal Service website. Three years later, her case is in federal court.

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CVS Health is apologizing after a black customer says a white store manager in Chicago accused her of trying to use a phony coupon.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin is regarded as creating a culture of violence and impunity that has resulted in the killing of some Russian journalists.

Stewards pull a woman off the pitch after she stormed onto the field and interrupted the final match between France and Croatia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, July 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Pussy Riot upstages Putin with protest that halts World Cup

The four people were quickly tackled by security and the match resumed after a delay of about one minute.

Boston MA 7/15/18 Boston Red Sox Xander Bogaerts blows a kiss after touching home plate on a solo home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during first inning action at Fenway Park. (photo by Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff) topic: reporter:

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Xander Bogaerts homered again and the Sox used six pitchers to get their 12th win in 13 games.

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New Hampshire officials say a hiker who went missing in the far northern part of the state has been found unharmed after ending up in a drainage system.

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An alpaca and fox died Sunday, the day after the male jaguar killed four alpacas, one emu and one fox Saturday morning.

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The hammering and drilling began just months after Jared Kushner’s family real estate firm bought a converted warehouse apartment building in the hip, Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.

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Depending on how the next months play out, Brett Kavanaugh could have to deal with questions of whether President Donald Trump can be subpoenaed or indicted.

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Making a scapegoat of undocumented immigrants and sanctuary cities like Lawrence only serves the purposes of the Trump administration.

The State Police have a barracks on North Liberty Street in Nantucket.

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For some State Police, it’s a posting in paradise

As broad cost-cutting measures and staff realignments continue to batter State Police on the mainland, sleepy island barracks on Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard continue to endure.

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A federal judge, responding to a plan to reunify children separated at the border, said he was having second thoughts about his belief that the Trump administration was acting in good faith to comply with his orders.

This undated photo provided by Emilie Matthias shows a photo of her son Garrett Matthias in a hospital as he receives treatment for a rare cancer in Iowa City, Iowa. A unique funeral set for the 5-year-old is matched only by the one-of-a-kind obituary the preschooler had a hand in authoring and that is now garnering national attention. Garrett, of Van Meter, died July 6 of a rare cancer that attacked his temporal bone and cranial nerve. (Emilie Matthias via AP)

Emilie Matthias via AP

‘See ya later, suckas!’ The obituary of a 5-year-old boy in his own words

Garrett Matthias, 5, thought about what his funeral would look like one day. He did not want a solemn gathering; he wanted a carnivallike atmosphere.

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When will the league, for all that it has done right, ever figure out how to stop getting so much wrong?

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The former Sox slugger said it’s too early, though, to compare this year’s club with the World Series winners in 2004, ’07, and ’13.


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“She’s just getting started. And I couldn’t be more proud,” Alexis Ohanian wrote on Instagram.

TV Critic’s Corner

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The actor, who died on July 8 at 86, had appeared in more than 40 movies.

Opinion & Ideas

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Humans are just one of many animals sharing the fate of a finite Earth, and what we do — and have done — to animals has broad implications for our future.

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