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Roxbury man accused in fatal hit-and-run in Somerville pleads not guilty

The driver charged in the deadly hit-and-run crash this weekend that killed 52-year-old Cheryl Pauline Richards was arraigned Monday morning. 3 hours ago

Mayor Walsh may be called to testify in City Hall corruption case

The case — about whether two of his top aides pressured a concert promoter to hire union stagehands for Boston Calling in 2014 — began Monday. If Walsh were called, it would be the first time that a sitting mayor in Boston has taken the stand in a criminal trial in nearly 100 years.

Mysterious Sunflower syndrome is spotlighted at MGH

Patients are compulsively drawn to bright light, which triggers an unusual type of seizure.

No parole for man who killed his roommate in Mashpee for selling him low-quality cocaine

Troy Ashley, 49, pleaded guilty in 2003 to second-degree murder in the shooting death of Frederick Brown two years earlier at the residence they shared.

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It was the humidity that made it so miserable

All that water vapor combined with all the heat gave us temperatures that felt well over 100 degrees for most of the daylight hours this past weekend.

Roxbury nursing program plagued by high turnover, lack of qualified personnel

A series of problems led the state to pull the accreditation of Roxbury Community College’s nursing program last month.

N.H. man helped down White Mountains trail after suffering heat-related injuries

A man and his father were attempting to hike 16 miles on the Glen Boulder Trail in Sargent’s Purchase, N.H., when they ran into trouble.

Man’s body pulled from the Charles River

Troopers were notified around 7:45 a.m. Monday of “a body in the Charles River in the area of Magazine beach on the Memorial Drive side,” the agency said in a statement.

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Who are you going to call when (gasp!) your kids have lice?

Lice Treatment Center Metrowest brings its services, and all-natural shampoo, to families, schools, and camps.

Five elderly siblings reunited in Peabody

“We started our lives together and we are so lucky to be ending our lives together,” said Mary Cena, 92.

Should the MBTA proceed with a pilot plan for daily commuter rail service to Gillette Stadium?

Read two views on the question and vote in our online poll.

Once an immigrant, now she helps others

Once an immigrant, Saska Icitovic of Lynn now helps others who fled oppression in their native lands.


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