Keolis asks MBTA to waive fines for late trains

The commuter rail operator is trying to invoke a clause in its contract that would allow it to avoid paying fines because of ?severe weather.?

Mayor Walsh pushes hike in fees for failing to shovel snow

Walsh wants to increase the maximum fine for Boston snow scofflaws to $1,500, a significant jump from the current maximum of $300.

Nasdaq closes above 5,000 for first time in 15 years

The tech index reached the milestone for the first time since the dot-com bubble peaked in 2000.

// Defense wants jury to see boat where Tsarnaev hid

The defense also asked the judge to bar prosecutors from showing autopsy photos of those killed in the Marathon attack.

// Tsarnaev friend?s family to sue FBI over death

The father of Ibragim Todashev is demanding $30 million from the bureau for allegedly harassing and fatally shooting his son.

Aaron Hernandez, 25, has pleaded not guilty to murder and weapons charges in the June 2013 slaying of Odin Lloyd.

Aaron Hernandez jurors shown phone records

Prosecutors allege the records trace the path of Hernandez and an alleged accomplice before and after the slaying.

Armed robbers steal $4m in gold from Mass.-bound truck

The guards were approached by three armed men in a white van, who ordered them out of the truck and stole several barrels of gold.

MBTA weighs surcharge to extend late-night service

The extra charge was a popular suggestion from commuters during an hour-long Twitter town hall Monday.

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Patriots place franchise tag on kicker Stephen Gostkowski

The Patriots said they used the option to give both sides time to work on a longer deal.

Anna Marek, 5, and her father, Arthur Marek, looked out for the welfare of the ducks in the Boston Public Garden after a light snowfall on Sunday.

More snow expected Tuesday night

A storm Tuesday night could bring 2 to 4 inches of snow before rain arrives Wednesday.

Seized possessions litter the space saver graveyard in Somerville.

What will Somerville do with all these space savers?

The city is seeking creative ways to dispose of the growing mound of debris collected over the past two months.

Evan Horowitz

What to look for in Baker?s first budget

Before he can introduce any new programs or propose new tax cuts, Governor Baker has to fill a huge budget hole.

Philadelphia Phillies' Cliff Lee pitches against the Boston Red Sox in the first inning of their MLB interleague baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts May 28, 2013. REUTERS/Brian Snyder (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT BASEBALL)

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Cole Hamels, Cliff Lee still on Red Sox? radar

The Phillies continue to scout Boston?s talent, and while neither team is desperate, a deal could still happen.

Boston Bruins left wing Jordan Caron (38) shoots as New York Islanders defenseman T.J. Brennan (4) defends during the second period of an NHL preseason hockey game in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014. The Islanders won 5-3. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Bruins trade Jordan Caron for Maxime Talbot

Caron was the Bruins? first-round draft pick in 2009, but played only 134 NHL games.

Forbes said Monday that Bill Gates?s net worth rose to $79.2 billion in 2015 from $76 billion last year.

Bill Gates still the richest person in world on Forbes list

Basketball legend Michael Jordan joined the magazine?s list of the world?s billionaires for the first time this year.

The Big Picture

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Documenting one family?s home birth experience

For Ashley Bennett, having her second child at home in Medford was an opportunity to be encouraged and supported.