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Judge won’t extend deadline in Tsarnaev case

Accused Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s lawyers had sought to extend an Oct. 24 deadline to submit their case against the death penalty.

Carlos Ortiz (left) a key figure in the murder case against former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez.

Hernandez associate held on $500,000 bail

Carlos Ortiz pleaded not guilty today to being an accessory after the fact in the murder of Odin Lloyd.

// Dookhan attorney seeks 1-year sentence

“There is absolutely no malicious or black-hearted or evil criminal intent” by former drug lab chemist Annie Dookhan, her lawyer said.

Harvard Square landmark UpStairs on the Square to close

The restaurant, known for its zebra-print dining room and afternoon tea, will close on New Year’s Eve after 31 years.

Illustration by Wesley Bedrosian

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Conspiracies: Five things they don’t want you to know

Exploding the myths about the paranoid tales we tell.

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Jon Lester (31) initially bobbled the bunt laid down by Detroit Tigers shortstop Jose Iglesias (1) but recovered and scooped the ball to first base in time to get Iglesias out in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park in Detroit.

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Globe photos of the week

The Red Sox took the lead against the Tigers in the ALCS, a new BSO conductor made his debut, and more of the week’s best images by Globe photographers.

Rob Gronkowski has been cleared to play Sunday against the Jets.

Patriots’ keys to a victory over the Jets

The Patriots’ passing attack gets a huge boost with the return of the 6-foot-6-inch, 265-pound beast that is Rob Gronkowski.


Fans’ guide to the Head of the Charles

Explore all you need to know, from race times to restaurants, about this weekend’s Head of the Charles Regatta.



// Counsel for self-pitying city councilors

One contract controversy barely ends before the next begins, or so it seems to several members of the Boston City Council.


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Karole Armitage brings her work “Rave” (pictured) to her troupe’s ICA program.

Armitage adds color to her choreography

Choreographer Karole Armitage’s “Rave,” which her company Armitage Gone! Dance will perform at the Institute of Contemporary Art, delights in the offbeat and unexpected.