Milford teen killed in crash just steps from her house

A group of six friends in an SUV were rushing to see a fireworks display when the vehicle hit a utility pole and parked car, police said.


// Dreaming of Kevin Durant was fun while it lasted

It was going to be the third edition of the Celtics? Big Three. Banner No. 18 was on order.

Oklahoma City's Kevin Durant (35) speaks during a news conference at the team's practice facility in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Durant, the face of the Oklahoma City franchise since its move from Seattle in 2008 is heading into free agency, and what he chooses to do could shake up the NBA landscape. Durant said Wednesday that he has not yet


Kevin Durant picks Warriors over Celtics

The prize of the free agent market spent the weekend listening to offers, and announced his decision Monday.

A young woman was shot to death outside of this New Bedford apartment building, where she lived.

Woman, 19, shot to death in New Bedford

Sabrina DaSilva was found with multiple gunshot wounds shortly after 10 p.m. on Saturday outside of her apartment building, authorities said.

Whale carcass washes up on Martha?s Vineyard

The heavily decomposed carcass washed up in Edgartown and authorities are urging the public to stay away.

Man is struck by boat propeller while waterskiing on N.H. lake

A waterskier sustained serious injuries to his leg when he was struck by a boat propeller Sunday.

Peter Carter, father of George Carter, spoke about his son?s death.

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?I was trying to save my son,? grief-stricken dad recalls

Peter Carter said he doesn?t know why a pregnant heifer trampled his son, George, while the child was walking her.

// Gloucester shop?s sign touting ammo sales under fire

Some neighbors say they?re uncomfortable after the shop recently posted a ?WE SELL AMMO? banner out front.

Jesse Loubier.

Attempt to free stuck boat turns into a tragedy

Jesse Loubier dove into the water in Quincy to untangle a mooring line and instead became trapped underwater, officials said.

Fourth of July

7/4/16 - Boston, MA - Esplanade - Hatch Shell - Revelers sat in the sun (the lucky or smart ones brought shade) on Monday, July 4, and waited for the festivites to begin. Thousands of people lined up starting before dawn to gain prime seats near the Hatch Shell to watch the Boston Pops concert later in the evening on July 4, 2016. Gates officialy opened just after 9:00 am. Topic: 05esplanade. Photo by Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

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Excited revelers pack Esplanade

Hundreds were lined up when gates opened at 9 a.m. to let in revelers who raced to secure prime lawn spots for the day?s festivities.

// Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato please Boston crowd with hits

The event Sunday night was billed as a rehearsal for the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular concert and fireworks show slated for Monday.

Glenn Weiss examined a camera position on the Hatch Shell stage in preparation for the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular.

Behind Boston?s Fourth of July broadcast, he is the conductor

If Glenn Weiss does his job correctly, no one watching the celebrated event on television will notice him.

7/4/16 - Boston, MA - Esplanade - Hatch Shell - Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart, cq, right, checked out the crowds early on Monday, July 4th, 2016, in advance of the Fourth of July concert to be given later in the evening. At left are director of public relations for the Boston Pops Bernadette Horgan, cq (far left), and Taryn Lott, cq, the assistant director of public relations for the Boston Pops. Thousands of people lined up starting before dawn to gain prime seats near the Hatch Shell to watch the Boston Pops concert later in the evening on July 4, 2016. Gates officialy opened just after 9:00 am. Topic: 05esplanade. Photo by Dina Rudick/Globe Staff

Keith Lockhart says Boston Pops ready for a big show on Esplanade

?No other orchestra gets to perform for a half-million people at the same time,? Lockhart said about re-connecting with the July 4th crowd.

A Boston police officer spoke with Mr. Brooks on May 21, 2012, as a group gathered in front of the State House to demonstrate against fare increases for The Ride.

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James Brooks, advocate for disabled people, dies at 70

Mr. Brooks, who formerly headed Boston?s disabilities commission, used a wheelchair but relied on his spirit to surmount barriers.

BOSTON, MA - 7/4/2016: Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia hits a home run in the seventh inning of a game against the Texas Rangers at Fenway Park. (Timothy Tai for The Boston Globe)


Red Sox survive rocky first, rout Rangers

An early 4-0 deficit wasn?t a problem as Boston ripped four homers in a comeback win.


Austin Tice is missing, and so is American awareness

Most Americans don?t know the story of the Marine-turned-journalist who lost his freedom searching out truth in Syria. They should.

Superintendent Tommy Chang (above) says the group is looking into revising admission policies at Boston Latin School, Latin Academy, and the O?Bryant School of Math and Science.

Boston Latin alumni decry ?secret? talks about requirements

?We urge you to rethink this secret process immediately and allow a broader community conversation? about changing entrnace standards, alumni wrote.

Famed trial lawyer F. Lee Bailey in his Yarmouth, Maine, office.

F. Lee Bailey?s tough times

The famed lawyer owes the IRS $5.2 million. He?s filed for bankruptcy.

// Their mission to save the lives of others

Martha and Ivan Warmuth, whose daughter was struck and killed by a duck boat, believe her death was preventable.

Opinion & Ideas


// Elie Wiesel calls us to pursue justice

Wiesel changed the way we think about human rights and the way we understand our responsibility to each other.

Globe investigations

Families in fear

The state?s plan to close psychiatric hospitals has had unintended consequences.

The story behind 'Spotlight'

// Boston Globe coverage and the movie ?Spotlight?

?Spotlight? is based on the stories and the reporters behind the investigation of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.