Aaron Hernandez investigated in 2012 killings

Aaron Hernandez was denied bail by Judge Renee F. Dupuis, who called the evidence circumstantial “but very, very strong.”


The former Patriot, who is charged with murdering an acquaintance this month, is also being investigated in a drive-by shooting, said two officials.

Coakley weighs run for governor

Attorney General Martha Coakley is gauging the political climate, Democratic Party operatives said.

Psychiatric patients neglected in Quincy

State inspectors found filthy conditions and patients left unattended on Quincy Medical Center’s psychiatric ward for seniors.

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/06/21/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/haines_22visa_biz2.jpg Cape businesses squeezed as wages increase

New federal rules for the seasonal worker visa program have increased wages – some in excess of 40 percent.

Paul Pierce won’t retire a Celtic, nor will Kevin Garnett vigorously motion to the TD Garden crowd again.

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The ‘Big Three’ era is over

Even if Celtics fans wanted to see Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett make one more championship run in Boston, it’s not going to happen.

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The real Whitey Bulger

For two weeks, Whitey Bulger had been playing it cool, but his infamous temper returned as he listened to the testimony of John Morris.

 John Morris told of receiving bribes from James Bulger.

Ex-FBI agent’s testimony draws outburst by Bulger

After days of sitting meekly at his federal racketeering trial, James “Whitey” Bulger erupted in anger Thursday.

Air Force Senior Airman Shyla Smith and Courtney Burdeshaw waited to get married on Thursday in New York City. New York State is one of 12 that allow gay marriage.

New fight over gay marriage recognition

After the Supreme Court ruled on same-sex marriages, advocates will work to have the unions recognized nationwide, but opponents vow to hold the line.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2013/06/28/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Scot_Lehigh_150px-1166.jpg The tech-tax monster vs. Beacon Hill

A provision in the transportation bill would extend the sales tax to all of the computer services that companies hire third-party vendors to do for them.


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Red Sox 7, Blue Jays 4

Dustin Pedroia was congratulated after hitting a two-run homer in the second inning.

Lester’s exit doesn’t rattle Sox in win over Blue Jays

By the end of the Red Sox’ seven-run, seven-hit second inning, the Blue Jays were in a hole they were unable to overcome.


Framers of the immigration overhaul bill, including Senator Charles Schumer, Democrat of New York, discussed its passage in the Senate on Thursday. All 12 New England senators backed the legislation.

Senate passes immigration overhaul bill

The strong 68-32 vote sent the issue to the House, where the Republican leadership has said that it will not take up the measure and is instead focused on much narrower legislation.


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Television Review

Liev Schreiber stars as a “fixer” who cleans up the messes made by his Hollywood clients.

‘Ray Donovan’ brings Southie to Lala Land

The fantastic new Showtime drama “Ray Donovan” is that wonder of TV wonders, a low concept series that can’t be easily reduced to a quick sentence.