Boston police fatally shoot man in the South End

Officers who were responding to an alleged domestic violence shot and killed a man after he lunged at them with knives, Boston Police said.

// Signal heard by Chinese ship same as jet’s recorders

A ship looking for the missing plane reported it heard a ‘‘pulse signal’’ of the same frequency as that from the jet’s black boxes.

Ray Emery blocks a shot by Loui Eriksson in the third period, but Eriksson had four assists. Michael Dwyer/Associated Press

On hockey

Loui Eriksson sparkles in win over Flyers

Eriksson assisted on four of the goals in the Bruins’ triumph over the Flyers.

Loui Eriksson handled the puck in front of the Flyers’ net.

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Bruins erupt late to defeat Flyers

The Bruins scored three goals in the third period for the win at TD Garden.

UConn coach Kevin Ollie may have been following legendary coach Jim Calhoun, but the Huskies’ Final Four run is part of his legacy.

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Kevin Ollie has put his own imprint on UConn’s success

It’s not easy following a legend like Jim Calhoun, but UConn’s program is in good hands.

Address | Spring House Hunt

Bid fast, bid smart

Some tips for buying a house in a housing market with high prices and low inventory.

Ethan Crespo, 5, held a hedgehog at Crespo’s Crazy Critters in Gardner.

Hedgehogs increasingly popular as pets

Local breeders estimate they’ve sold about 2,000 hedgehogs — or “hedgies,” as enthusiasts call them — over the past two years.

Madeline Burrows (above) spent six months going “undercover” and taking notes and conducting interviews to create her play “Mom Baby God.”

Comfortable making people uncomfortable

Playwright-performer Madeline Burrows is making waves as the author and star of a provocative new solo play about the antiabortion movement.



// A hospital’s daily marathon

Major tragedies get attention, but lives are saved every day without fanfare.


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