Marilyn Mosby announced that criminal charges would be filed against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.

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Officers? path to prosecution began in Boston

The unprovoked death of Marilyn Mosby?s cousin 21 years ago in Dorchester led her to fight those ?who usurp their authority and abuse the public?s trust.?

Protesters marched after the announcement that six police officers are being charged in connection with events that led to the death of Freddie Gray while in police custody.

Charges against officers hailed on Baltimore?s streets

The arrest of six officers in the death of Freddie Gray is ?a defining moment in the future of Baltimore,? a longtime councilwoman said.

// Putting George Soros?s potential $6.7b tax bill into perspective

Thanks to the closing of a tax loophole, Soros may soon have to pay up. Here?s a look at just how much money we?re talking about.

Officer apologizes for waving replica gun at videographer

The Boston Police sergeant apologized to the videographer Friday during a meeting with civil rights leaders.

Man fined $400 for missing jury selection in Marathon trial

A Lawrence man the only potential juror among the 1,300 summonsed for jury service who did not show up, officials said.


The moral pitfalls of invisibility

What does your desire to be unseen say about you as a person?

// UMass board selects Meehan as next president

Martin Meehan was unanimously selected to lead the five-campus state university system after he vowed to raise more money than his predecessors.


// Lexington?s Ed Webster recalls his Everest treks

Webster has a vivid understanding of what it must have been like when the Nepal earthquake triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest.

In 2014, Jordan Richards started all 13 games at safety and totaled 79 tackles.

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Patriots use second-round pick on safety Jordan Richards

Richards, out of Stanford, was a 2014 first-team All-PAC 12 selection.

Teammates greet Alex Rodriguez in the dugout after his home run.


Alex Rodriguez?s homer in eighth topples Red Sox

In his first game at Fenway Park since 2013, Rodriguez tied Willie Mays and at the same time beat the Red Sox.

LAS VEGAS, NV - APRIL 29: WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. attends a news conference at the KA Theatre at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on April 29, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather will face WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in a unification bout on May 2, 2015 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mayweather?s domestic abuse past hasn?t hurt fight hype

In 2012, he served two months in jail after being convicted for assault on his longtime girlfriend and mother of three of his children.


Brady whiffs on White House visit but jets to Kentucky Derby

Tom Brady and several friends ? Julian Edelman, Rob Gronkowski ? are at Churchill Downs for Saturday?s Kentucky Derby.

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Summer movie forecast: lots of heroes

As always, the comic book blockbusters are coming out to play. But the heroes this summer come in all shapes, sizes, and flavors.

Officials investigated the crash scene in Malibu, Calif.

Bruce Jenner sued for wrongful death over highway crash

The woman was killed when Jenner?s vehicle collided with her car, pushing it into oncoming traffic.

President Obama and Senator Warren at an event at AARP headquarters in February.

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Behind the trade deal that pits Warren against Obama

President Obama says the deal will help US influence in the Pacific, while Senator Warren says it puts big business ahead of the American public.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 24: Friends, classmates, teachers recall Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

This interactive timeline highlights trial coverage and a podcast featuring Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri.


Carol Anderson

// Baltimore won?t bring change

Just like the riots of the 1960s, Baltimore?s unrest has revealed society?s inequalities. But we?re still following the same script.

The Big Picture

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The Big Picture

Unrest in Baltimore

Violence filled the streets of Baltimore on Monday following the funeral of Freddie Gray, who died from injuries suffered while in police custody.