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Two with ties to Lawrence mayor indicted

A deputy police chief and former chief of staff connected to the controversial Mayor William Lantigua will face political corruption charges.

Amy Bishop

Amy Bishop pleads guilty to Alabama killings

Bishop, who is also charged with killing her brother in Massachusetts in 1986, pleaded guilty to fatally shooting three colleagues and wounding three others in 2010 in Alabama.

Report: Harvard players to exit amid cheating probe

Kyle Casey and Brandyn Curry, key cogs for the Ivy League-winning men’s basketball team last year, may now withdraw, with more fallout possible.

The Tobin Bridge in Chelsea.

Boston Globe files

opinion | Paul McMorrow

The bridge that divides

The Tobin Bridge separates Chelsea, and if the city is to realize its potential, it needs to join the neighborhoods on one side with the development opportunities on the other.

Katie Pakenham (left) and Teresa Mathai consoled each other as family and friends of those lost on Sept. 11, 2001 gathered in Boston.

Ceremonies honor 206 Mass. residents who died on 9/11

In a series of events in the heart of Boston, public officials and citizens gathered to commemorate the state’s victims of the attacks.

Bruce Bolling, first black City Council president, dies at 67

Bolling, who became the first African-American president of the Boston City Council, died after a long struggle with prostate cancer.

A Cheesecake Factory at the North Shore Mall in Peabody.

Opinion | The Podium

Cheesecake Factory isn’t health care’s answer

Healthcare journalist Suzanne Gordon warns that The Cheesecake Factory’s business model will not work in health care.


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Molly Ringwald writes, sings, acts, and wants to direct

“The Breakfast Club” actress talks about her new novel, and how she honed her descriptive powers by describing the world to her blind jazz pianist father.