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Three disciplined in case preceding Amy Lord death

A lieutenant and two detective sergeants were reprimanded for the handling of a case last year against Edwin Alemany, the man accused of killing Amy Lord in July.

GOP senators express confidence on debt deal

Republican senators met with President Obama on Friday, but cautioned that details of an agreement still needed to be resolved.

Mayoral candidate Martin Walsh was endorsed by Local 888 of the Service Employees International Union.

Martin Walsh endorsed by municipal employees union

Local 888 of the Service Employees International Union, which represents more than 2,000 workers, gave its support to the state representative.

Ryan J. Barry and Ashley Cyr pleaded not guilty in Plymouth Superior Court.

Parents charged with manslaughter baby’s death

The South Shore couple face charges for allegedly putting opiates in a bottle used to feed their 5-month-old daughter in 2011.

A jogger stretched while taking a break from running with her dog at Marine Park in 2010.

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October is prime tourist time in Boston

Between leaf peepers, college visitors, rowing enthusiasts, and Red Sox fans, October is a good month for the city.

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// Globe photos of the week

Pedestrians passed a mural in Jamaica Plain, a Marshfield man helped his daughter surf at Nantasket Beach in Hull, and more of the week’s best images.

Rob Gronkowski (left, with Michael Hoomanawanui) at practice this week.(AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)


Injured forearm, not back, has kept Rob Gronkowski sidelined

The condition of Gronkowski’s surgically repaired forearm is raising questions as to whether he will ever be “the same old Gronk.”

Will Middlebrooks gets some hitting tips from David Ortiz during the Red Sox’ workout Thursday at Fenway Park.

Red Sox notebook

Red Sox ALCS rotation still up in the air

John Farrell isn’t ready to commit to a starter for Sunday’s Game 2 until he has a chance to think more.



// How to fix the arbitration process

It’s time for fiscally responsible policy makers, including would-be mayors, to acknowledge that all-too-obvious reality.