Springfield police officer shot to death

An officer responding to a domestic call was fatally shot by a suspect who then critically wounded his girlfriend and apparently killed himself, authorities said.

Neighbor recalls aiding teen in Cambridge slaying

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

Suffolk Downs officials to lay out plans for gambling resort

The owners and managers of Suffolk Downs on Tuesday will detail their plans for a gambling resort at the 77-year-old thoroughbred race track.

Flooding threat continues due to high tides, wind

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

Epic Games will hire some 38 Studios employees

The North Carolina company plans to hire some of the 100 people who worked for Big Huge Games, the suburban Baltimore subsidiary of Curt Schilling’s 38 Studios LLC.

The images in Aspen Mays’s 2010 series “The Sun 1957” look like sets of celestial dominoes. “December’’ is two 15½-by-11½-inch silver gelatin prints.

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Through the window of abstract photography

“Second nature,” which runs through April 21 at the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, testifies to just how varied non-representational photography can be.

 A bicycle display shows heart rate and speed.

E Ink hunting for the next big thing

The Cambridge company is searching hard for new inventions that use its unique technology, before tablet computers like the iPad render it obsolete.


State GOP shouldn’t use tricks to defrock Ron Paul backers

It makes little sense to hold a binding primary to determine the will of the voters, only to see it undermined by a relatively tiny group of caucus-goers.

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.


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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.

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.