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Aaron Hernandez arrived at his North Attleborough home.

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Victim’s sister hopes for boost in investigation

The sister of Odin Lloyd said she hopes the publicity stemming from links between Aaron Hernandez and her brother would help resolve the case.

Gomez and Markey begin final push to Tuesday

Edward Markey made his pitch to senior citizens, while Gabriel E. Gomez greeted voters at a Latino-owned diner ahead of Tuesday’s election.

Sean A. Collier is being posthumously appointed to the Somerville Police Department.

Patrick signs bill honoring slain MIT officer

Governor Deval Patrick paved the way for slain MIT police officer Sean Collier to be posthumously appointed to the Somerville Police Department.

Makeshift Copley memorial to be taken down Tuesday

Photographs of slain MIT campus officer Sean Collier are part of a makeshift memorial in Boston's Copley Square.

AP Photo/Steven Senne

The city plans to remove the memorial to the Marathon bombing victims and move the items to the city archives in West Roxbury.

Doc Rivers , left, and Danny Ainge spoke at a 2011 news conference.

Deal for Rivers breaks down again

Talks between the Clippers and Celtics about a deal that would send Doc Rivers to Los Angeles have reached a standstill, a league source told the Globe.

Ex-Bulger associate John Martorano bristled at one typical bit of mob slang: “hit man,” a term for a hired killer first noted in Eric Partridge’s 1963 “Dictionary of the Underworld.”

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How to talk like Whitey Bulger

Mobster lingo gets its day in court.

‘Whitey’ Bulger trial

‘A firing squad hit us,’ says alleged Bulger victim

A former professional gambler testified in the trial of “Whitey” Bulger as prosecutors outlined the human toll of the reputed gangster’s alleged crimes.



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Stanley Cup Final

Coach Claude Julien (left), with help from assistant Doug Houda (right), determines when the Bruins make line changes.

In today’s NHL, line changes are critical

In the only sport that changes personnel on the fly, teams like the Bruins and Blackhawks can use skilled line changes to work for -- or against -- them.


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Red Sox closer Andrew Bailey walks off after another abysmal performance. “Just not being myself out there and I have to pitch better,” he said

Time for Red Sox to change closers

After Andrew Bailey blew his second straight save Thursday, manager John Farrell said he would remove Bailey from the closer’s role.


President Barack Obama is nominating former Justice Department official James Comey to lead the FBI.

Obama nominating Comey as FBI director

White House officials are hoping that James Comey’s bipartisan background and two decades of law enforcement experience will help him win Senate approval.