2012 case linked to ‘person of interest’ in woman’s death

Erica Tutko was among the women who lined up in South Boston for a whistle and information about keeping safe.

Police failed to follow up on the assault of a woman last September and the suspect, Edwin Alemany, is now under scrutiny in the fatal stabbing of Amy Lord.

Rebecca Lynn Crovello, 20, of Somerville, explaining why she joined a Facebook page seeking Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s release: “The pieces of the puzzle just don’t match up.’’

Doubts and disbeliefs in Marathon bombing

Conspiracy theories and claims of suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s innocence have found a devout audience on social media sites.

Chris Stratton of Northbridge with daughter Caroline and niece Leah Cohen.

Taylor Swift Dads grin and bear it

Less enamored with America’s sweetheart than with their girls, the dads, like the ones at this weekend’s shows at Gillette, are concert Sherpas.

Ethics panel may scrutinize Rep. John Tierney

The House Ethics Committee said it is considering opening an investigation into the nine-term Salem Democrat.

Kevin Cullen

G-man’s testimony helps dispel myths of ‘Whitey’

Whitey Bulger’s defiance during his arrest in Santa Monica wasn’t some invitation to suicide-by-cop. He just didn’t want to stain his white Chinos.

Pope Francis kissed a child in San Joaquin square in Rio de Janeiro, where he visited for this week’s World Youth Day.

Pope Francis proves to be a pontiff of surprises

Since his March election, Francis has insisted on an informal, populist approach to the papacy, with a special concern for the poor and downtrodden.

Mid-June to mid-July is prime berry season.

Tastes of Summer

Jam-makers capture summer in a jar

Berry season has sent local fans into a flurry of canning, hoping to capture tangy summer flavors the old-fashioned way.

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Fireworks are set off near police and anti-Mohammed Morsi protesters by supporters of the deposed Egyptian president during clashes east of Cairo.

At least 38 killed near pro-Morsi rally in Egypt

Overnight clashes between security forces and supporters of ousted Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi left at least 38 protesters dead.


opinion | Peter Ubertaccio

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/07/27/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/mass-ubertaccio0727-1625--90x90.jpg The state’s lost clout in Washington

No member of the Bay State’s congressional delegation holds a leadership position in either the Senate or the House.


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Love Letters

Choosing between Boston and ‘the one’

A reader is torn between returning to the city and getting married to a woman who is “the one.”