Several killed in D.C. shooting

Emergency vehicles and law enforcement personnel responded to a reported shooting at  the Washington Navy Yard.

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A shooter died, a law enforcement official said, after several were killed aand as many as 10 were wounded. Police earlier were looking into the possibility that a second shooter was involved.

“I’m a strong opponent of the death penalty because I feel it serves no purpose. It’s not a deterrent,” said Lawrence Watson, a Dorchester resident.

Most in Boston favor life term for Tsarnaev

By a wide margin, residents favor life without parole instead of the death penalty for the Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev if he is convicted, a Globe poll showed.

Federal agents spoke in May with Edward Tutunjian outside one of his garages on Kilmarnock Street in Boston.


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Edward Tutunjian is seeking to sell more than half his cab empire — an estimated $120 million divestiture.

UN has ‘convincing evidence’ of Syria chemical attack

A report from UN inspectors says evidence shows “surface-to-surface rockets containing the nerve agent sarin were used.”

Attorney General Martha Coakley greeted Isabel Shea of Medford (left) and her sister, Francine Sahlas, at Dempsey’s Breakfast & Lunch this morning Monday morning to launch her campaign for governor.

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Martha Coakley launches bid for Mass. governor

The attorney general greeted diners in Medford as she kicked off her campaign.

Mariano Rivera smiles when presented with a painting of his response to the ovation he got at Fenway in ’05.

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