Tsarnaev friend consented to search, call suggests

In a recorded jailhouse call, Dias Kadyrbayev reportedly said “everything that I signed, I signed it on my own.”

TelexFree co-owner sent back to jail for the weekend

A federal judge in Worcester is considering whether to allow James Merrill to be set free on bail.

Murray asked about Probation hire, aide testifies

Francine Gannon, an aide for state Senate President Therese Murray, said she helped guide a politically connected candidate toward a job.

A waterfall made by Olafur Eliasson on display in Reading, Vt.



Olafur Eliasson brings the Hall Art Foundation back to nature

The Danish-Icelandic artist’s waterfall installation helps Vermont’s new venue for contemporary art open with a splash.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/tlumack-northendcranecollapse_metro548-001.jpg Two injured when crane tips over in North End

The crane’s operator and a woman who had been walking by on Commercial Street were taken to a hospital.

Zachary Eisenstadt and Manelich Minniefee as Caliban and Tom Nelis (right) as Prospero in “The Tempest” at the Loeb Drama Center in Cambridge.

Stage Review

ART conjures a ‘Tempest’ of magic

American Repertory Theater’s new production doesn’t blow up Shakespeare’s play so much as bring it alive in new garb.

Xander Bogaerts and the Red Sox came home from Minnesota with a 20-20 record.


Red Sox are too mediocre thus far

Their only salvation is that the rest of the AL East is caught in the same sort of mediocrity as this Red Sox team.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Advance/Images/491357521.jpg Michael Sam’s reality show circus

Signing a deal with Oprah’s network was a big mistake for the rookie player.


Movie Review

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/05/12/BostonGlobe.com/Arts/Images/GZ-FP-010r-001.jpg In ‘Godzilla,’ San Francisco is in for a big surprise

The film is an uneven spectacle that can’t sustain its solid first-half character moments.