Springfield police officer shot to death

The officer was killed while responding to a domestic call, officials said. The suspect, who died of a self-inflicted wound, also allegedly shot his wife, who is hospitalized.

Neighbor recalls aiding teen in Cambridge slaying

Neighbors said Charlene Holmes, 16, was killed while walking past a house on Willow Street Sunday night.

Flooding threat continues due to high tides, wind

Sections of the Massachusetts coast may see minor to moderate flooding through early Tuesday, forecasters say.

Some 38 Studios employees to be hired by Epic Games

The North Carolina company has agreed to hire many of the people who worked for the failing video game maker’s Baltimore, Md., office.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/06/04/BostonGlobe.com/Metro/Images/brown-2100--90x90.jpg Brown sought to loosen bank rules

After Scott Brown voted for the 2010 Wall Street overhaul, he worked to shield financial firms from some of its tough provisions.

Rapper Rick Ross, shown performing last year in East Rutherford, N.J., played a 30-minute set Saturday in Mansfield.

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Music Review

Strong sets with softer swagger at Summer Jam

Presented by radio station Jam’n 94.5, Summer Jam is part ritual, part survey of trends in mainstream hip-hop and R&B.

Sports health center brings latest in imaging to amateur athletes

The new Massachusetts General Orthopaedics Sports Performance Center’s 3-D imaging helps injured weekend warriors regain their form.

Runaway black hole offers rare glimpse of cosmic eviction

Harvard-Smithsonian astronomers have observed a gigantic black hole speeding away from its home galaxy, a rare phenomenon in action.

Dean Soucie of Oliver Ames High School in North Easton watched the award ceremony after his team lost to Concord Carlisle in the High School Super Bowl in Foxborough. (Dec. 3, 2011)

Photo gallery

Award-winning photos by the Globe’s John Tlumacki

Tlumacki, a longtime Globe staff photographer, recently scored his first portfolio win from the Boston Press Photographers Association for these images.


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On Baseball

Alfredo Aceves didn’t knuckle under in the ninth, getting his 14th save - which pleased catcher Jarrod Saltalamacchia.

Bobby Valentine excels at running bullpen

The Red Sox manager’s bullpen looks a lot different from the one he thought he’d have, but currently may be the best in baseball.


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Health and wellness

G Force

“Soldiers who need the help the most are least likely to seek help, because they’ve been trained to be so independent and not weak in any way,” Dr. John A. Parrish said.

Finding the way home

Dr. John A. Parrish has just written a book about the traumatic legacy of his service in a military field hospital in Vietnam.