Detective demoted for lapse in case tied to Alemany

Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis (right) spoke with District Attorney Daniel F. Conley at Monday’s meeting.


Jerome Hall-Brewster failed to follow up on a September case involving Edwin Alemany, a person now of interest to Boston police in the murder of Amy Lord.

Amy Lord, 24, was abducted and killed.

Death renews calls for ATM safety measures

Amy Lord was forced to stop at five ATMs before she was stabbed to death, but beyond cameras and withdrawal limits, banks have little to offer customers.

Beth Israel Deaconess settles with US for $5.3m

The hospital allegedly overcharged Medicare by admitting patients who should have been treated less expensively as outpatients.

From the Hyannis Transportation Center, many CapeFlyer passengers switch to buses — or to bicycles — to reach their destinations on Cape Cod.

Appeal of weekend train to Cape growing

Since service began on Memorial Day weekend, the CapeFlyer train has transported nearly 9,000 passengers between Boston and Hyannis.

Patrick Nee has been called an accomplice to murder.

Speculation on trying oft-mentioned Patrick Nee

Nee has been repeatedly mentioned in the “Whitey” Bulger trial as a person involved in drug and gun crimes, and even as an accomplice to murder.

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Don’t believe hyperbole in the Bulger trial

Whitey Bulger’s defense began Monday, and let’s just say it was not a good day for the defendant.

// South Boston rooftop farm raising its first crops

The rooftop farm in the Innovation District has the potential to be the second-largest undertaking of its type in the nation.

Tom Brady stayed in town this spring and put in time with his new teammates.

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Patriots’ Tom Brady still putting in extra work

The veteran QB knew that for the offense to be successful, he had to get to camp early and start working with his new cast of young receivers.


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// ‘Getting to Yes’ in the Middle East

The famous book “Getting to Yes,” written more than 30 years ago, still has lessons for negotiations in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.


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A Connecticut State Police officer searched Pine Lake in Bristol, Conn., for evidence Monday.

Police search Conn. lake for evidence in homicide

Connecticut State Police divers looked for evidence that may connect former Patriot Aaron Hernandez to the slaying of Odin L. Lloyd.


In this handout provided by the White House, US President Barack Obama has lunch with former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on the patio outside the Oval Office.

On Obama-Clinton menu: tea leaves

President Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton met for lunch, sparking talks of who, if anyone, the president will endorse in 2016.