Kansas City Chiefs player involved in two shootings

Police say a 25-year-old Kansas City Chiefs player was involved in two shootings Saturday, one of which occurred in the parking lot near Arrowhead Stadium.

NStar faces scrutiny over power outages

NStar is facing more questions after Thursday’s outage in Cambridge, the latest in a string of disruptions this year caused by equipment failures.

Grand jury sets sights on pharmacy

A federal grand jury has begun investigating the Framingham company that made the tainted steroid injections blamed for at least three dozen deaths in seven states.

Acts of intolerance darken campuses at Harvard, Northeastern

A menorah in a Northeastern University quad was vandalized and fliers bearing anti-Semitic and other offensive references were distributed in some Harvard residences.

 George V. Higgins’s novel, “Cogan’s Trade,” has been adapted into the film, “Killing Them Softly.”

Martin F. Nolan

Author George V. Higgins’s linguistic loot

In two dozen novels George Vincent Higgins, whose book “Cogan’s Trade” was recently made into the movie “Killing Them Softly,” transformed the mystery-thriller genre.

Susan Kushner Resnick had a gold bracelet made, engraved with Aron Lieb’s camp numbers. They were friends for 15 years until his death last year.

He Saved Me, Too: the story of an unlikely friendship

A simple question launched a conversation between an elderly Holocaust survivor and a young mother that would last nearly 15 years and would, for both of them, become a lifeline.

How to behave when you’re at the theater

Recently your focus might have been on table manners, but now it’s time to switch to theater manners during this season of nutcrackers and scrooges.

Adrian Walker

Alexandra Zapp’s parents fight to prevent more tragedies

Since Zapp’s 2002 murder at the hands of a longtime sexual predator, her parents have been devoted to a single purpose: trying to stem the tide of sexual violence.


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Celtics 96, Blazers 78

The Celtics’ Jeff Green (19 points) put on a show of strength against the Blazers on Friday.

Celtics show needed life minus Rondo

With Rajon Rondo serving the first of his two-game suspension, the Celtics responded with a stifling defensive performance in a 96-78 win.


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The self-serve model has helped revive business, according to a TCBY regional director.

TCBY will try again in Massachusetts

TCBY plans to open 15 to 25 self-serve shops in the Boston area over the next few years, saying that giving customers more control has revived the business.