Acquittal, mistrial in Mattapan murders

The jury acquitted Edward Washington and could not reach verdicts against Dwayne Moore in the 2010 killings of four people, including a two-year-old boy, that shook the city. Family members outraged over results

Relatives of victims reacted with anger and grief today at the trial.

Graphic Inside the Mattapan murders

A look at what prosecutors allege happened on the night of Sept. 28, 2010.

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‘Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye’ is as unconventional as its subjects

Marie Losier spent seven years documenting the performance artist Genesis P-Orridge who, along with his late wife, Lady Jaye, wanted to create a third gender. Boston sets new record as warm spell peaks today

The temperature in Boston surged to 82 degrees this afternoon, smashing the previous record for the day by 10 degrees.

Whitney Houston died from drowning, coroner says

Coroner’s officials have ruled Houston died by drowning, but heart disease and cocaine use were contributing factors.

Fla. police chief steps down temporarily

The police chief at the center of a fatal neighborhood watch shooting says he is stepping down temporarily because he has become a distraction.

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Watch the video of this Globe Talk event, featuring local comedians Dave Russo, Anthony Scibelli, Tony V, Jimmy Tingle, and Lenny Clarke sharing stories about the Boston comedy scene. Laughs guaranteed. (Editor’s note: This video contains strong language.)


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The Charles Street African Methodist Episcopal Church in Roxbury.

Fight over church continues in bankruptcy court

A lawyer for OneUnited Bank said Thursday in court that a Roxbury church sought bankruptcy protection because of “gross, severe financial mismanagement.”

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Trying the colored denim trend? Follow Kate and go red.

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge — or as we formerly knew her, Kate Middleton — was spotted wearing a pair of faded red skinny jeans to play a game of pickup field hockey.