Surveillance images may shape Hernandez case

Bristol District Attorney C. Samuel Sutter met with reporters outside the Attleboro courthouse, following thearraignment of Aaron Hernandez Wednesday.

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

The case against Hernandez was largely assembled using swatches of video, the often unseen eyes of our era.

Aaron Hernandez (center)  in Attleboro District Court with his attorney, Mike Fee. (Mike George/Sun Chronicle)

Dan Shaughnessy

It doesn’t get worse than Hernandez

There have been terrible stories in the sports world, and we know athletes are no angels, but Aaron Hernandez’s situation is about as bad as it gets.

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Once cheered by thousands on the biggest stage in sports, former Patriots star Aaron Hernandez stood silently in handcuffs Wednesday.

Jeff Bauman and one of his rescuers, Carlos Arredondo (left), were honored before the start of Game 6 Monday.

Champions of a shaken city

No one expected the Bruins, a band of itinerant skaters with missing teeth and crooked noses, to comfort the city in its darkest hour.

// Doc Rivers says he ‘never pushed this deal’

In his first news conference in Los Angeles, the former Celtics coach said he was happy in Boston but also wondered whether his time there had run its course.


Mass. helped propel a sea of change on same-sex marriage

Julie and Hillary Goodridge, one of seven Massachusetts couples who sued for the right to marry, with their daughter Annie Goodridge in 2004.

David L Ryan/Globe Staff

Massachusetts — the first state to grant same-sex couples the right to marry — played a central role in the path to today’s decision.

Possible tech levy alarms sector

Technology executives and trade groups are alarmed by potential new taxes on computer services as part of the transportation finance bill.

Gabriel Gomez, seen by many in the state Republican Party as a promising candidate in the race to fill the Senate seat vacated by Secretary of State John F. Kerry, was defeated by a wide margin by longtime US representative Ed Markey. Gomez campaign adviser Lenny Alcivar said Gomez is not yet contemplating his political options for the future and is going to spend some time with his family.

Gomez defeat leaves a party searching for answers

Republican Gabriel E. Gomez’s dispiriting loss is leading some state Republicans to suggest that it might be time to rethink their brand.

Tech Lab

// Where to turn without Google Reader

On Monday, Google will shut down one of its most useful services, Google Reader. Do not despair -- other aggregators are already here.


News microphones waited to capture reactions from Supreme Court rulings.


Progress, regress

The Supreme Court granted rights and took them away this week in its decisions on gay marriage and voting equality.

Nation & World

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Imperial Tsesarevich Easter Egg, 1912.

Largest public collection of Fabergé arrives in Peabody

The basis of the “Fabergé Revealed” show at the Peabody Essex Museum is not a collection borrowed from Russia, but from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts.


Rachel Reider brought Vineyard Vines designs and other elements into the Captain Fairfield Inn (pictured) and 76 Main.

Modern lodging gets a preppy twist

Boston-based interior designer Rachel Reider gave Lark Hotels suites inspired by Vineyard Vines.