Spotlight Report | Part 2

Taxi titan’s rise began with one cab

Edward J. Tutunjian, a onetime cabbie who began buying taxi licenses 40 years ago, is the king of Boston’s taxi industry.


// Evolution of a Tycoon

Taxi magnate Edward J. Tutunjian owns by far the largest share of Boston cabs.

On insurance claims, victims of taxi accidents often lose out

Passengers hurt in accidents often run into denial and evasion by poorly insured firms.

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Convicted rapist Gary Irving (left) eluded authorities for 34 years after being convicted of three Massachusetts rapes.

Convicted rapist to return to Mass. after 34 years on run

Gary Alan Irving faces sentencing for raping three young women in 1978.

Red Sox at Yankees, 1 p.m. | Opening Day

New Red Sox undergoing chemistry test

After reaching bottom in 2012, the Red Sox prioritized strong character players who would embrace the challenge of playing in Boston.

Dustin Pedroia and the Red Sox will be looking to bounce back from their dismal performance last season.

Matthew J. Lee/Globe staff

Meet the 2013 Red Sox

After five years of decline, there is a plan in place. Is this a playoff team? Probably not. But the 2013 Red Sox will be worth rooting for, and that represents progress.

Jackie Bradley Jr. has injected life into the Red Sox after his surprisingly strong spring.

Dan Shaughnessy

Jackie Bradley finally offers Red Sox hope

As the season opens, the Red Sox rookie is the perfect antidote for the infection that’s poisoned the team since September of 2011.

Proposed casino at Suffolk Downs.

Residents divided on casino at Suffolk Downs

The intensity of the opposition could make for a tough campaign if the gambling proposal were to face a citywide vote, according to a Globe poll.