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Boston’s chief taxi regulator suspended

Mark Cohen, whose department is under fire for its haphazard oversight of the city’s $1 billion cab industry, has been suspended for alleged misconduct with a police department employee.

Menino breaks right leg, will have surgery Saturday

Mayor Menino broke his right leg when he twisted his ankle and fell, and will have a plate and screws implanted to set his leg, his spokeswoman said.

// Nanny charged with murder in death of toddler

Aisling Brady McCarthy of Quincy was charged in the death of a one-year-old girl she had been caring for in a Cambridge apartment.

Trees were in bloom on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston on April 4.

David L. Ryan/Globe Staff

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Globe photos of the week

Trees were in bloom on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Swan Boats were assembled in the Boston Public Garden, and more of the week’s best images.

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Photos of Boston from above

Globe photographer David L. Ryan has for decades captured Greater Boston from a helicopter and plane. Here is a selection from his new e-book.

Developers plan to build a tower at the Filene’s site in Downtown Crossing.

Work to resume on Filene’s project

Within days, work will be started on the project that will bring life back to the property and accelerate the broader revitalization of Downtown Crossing.

Tianlang Guan, 14, his a shot on the fifth hole during the second round of the Masters.


14-year-old Tianlang Guan penalized for slow play

Guan, the youngest player in Masters history, was assessed a one-stroke penalty by a tournament official.