Killer of 8 in Ohio believed on loose

Three children, ages 4 days to 3 years, survived the grisly killings that left seven adults and a 16-year-old boy dead.

Gloucester Police Chief Leonard Campanello spoke to an officer in his office. Campanello is set to be honored at the White House next week as an ?Champion of Change.?

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Gloucester police chief to be honored at White House

Police Chief Leonard Campanello was selected as a ?Champion of Change?? for his novel approach to substance abuse issues.


// A llama love story

The story of Belle the llama and Karen, her faithful caretaker, is one of devotion.

Local WWII vet to receive honors from French government

A World War II veteran born in Cambridge was to receive the Legion of Honor Friday.

John Hancock to offer life insurance to people with HIV

The Boston-based insurer became the second major insurance company to offer the coverage in the United States.

// Blue Jays? Chris Colabello suspended 80 games for PED use

The first baseman, who is from Massachusetts, is in his fourth major league season.

// Santander ends its reward checking program

The bank launched the program in 2013 as part of a rebranding effort to grab a larger share of the US market.

// Man shot by Everett police was accosting people, witness says

Cory Manzon said when police arrived, the man had an object in his hand and confronted officers.

Former WPI fraternity brother charged with rape

Luke Brady, 19, who is no longer a student at the school, was charged with raping a female student in January.

Alfie Allen and Sophie Turner in HBO?s ?Game of Thrones.?

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?Thrones? is coming, and we have questions

There will be blood, and probably some torture, and definitely some sex. What else?

// No signs of trauma on Prince?s body; suicide not suspected

There were no signs of trauma on Prince?s body when he was found at his home and suicide isn?t suspected in the musician?s death.

// Prince could also be classy(ish) and deep, and these lyrics prove it

We know that Prince sang a lot of really explicit songs about sex, but he could also be philosophical, fatalistic, and deep.


// FDA moves to ban use of electric shocks to treat children

The controversial devices have been employed to treat children who are aggressive or prone to harming themselves.

Six-year-old Jasper Rose of Watertown watched the sea turtles.

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On Earth Day, Watertown boy donates birthday money to sea turtles

All Jasper Rose wanted for his birthday was to help the sea turtles.

Things to Do

// The Weekender: A look at what?s going on around Boston

Top choices for things to do this weekend.

Stage REview

// ?Historia? tells a chilling tale of violence and helplessness

The Chilean theater ensemble Teatrocinema fuses live performance, animation, and video in an unsetlling multimedia tale of power and control.

// President Obama meets with royal family in London visit

President Obama and the first lady were invited for dinner with Prince William, his wife, Kate, and his brother, Prince Harry.

Ground Game

ground game

// Five women Hillary Clinton could pick for VP

A look at some of the women Clinton could consider to be her running mate.

The Big Picture

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Earth Day 2016

Earth Day was marked today for the 46th time worldwide to remember and appreciate the Earth?s environment as well our roles within it.