Elated teen says ?I?m so excited? to be heading home

Justina Pelletier is seen after hearing that she will be returned to her parents? custody.

Patrick Mahoney

Justina Pelletier will be in the custody of her parents Wednesday, ending a 16-month battle with Mass. over control of the Conn. teen.

Bridgewater State Hospital.

Patrick unveils overhaul of troubled hospital

Governor Patrick proposed a dramatic increase in staff at Bridgewater State Hospital and a new facility where potentially violent patients could receive care.

Cambridge mulls rules that would regulate Uber

Regulations would restrict the service and similar companies that let riders hire private drivers using smartphone apps.

(From left to right) Joshua Perry, Brian Perry, Alan Perry, Damian Perry, and Ashley Perry.

Vt. family allegedly attacks officers at Canobie Lake

Five family members are accused of assaulting two police officers for not allowing them to carry knives into the park.

A conceptual view of the Back Bay Station from Dartmouth Street.

CBT Architects

Skyscraper envisioned at Back Bay station

The owner of the John Hancock Tower is negotiating to renovate the station in exchange for the right to build residences, stores, and offices.

Jonny Gomes lost a fly ball in the twilight in the third inning, but it was caught by Brock Holt, right. He and Stephen Drew had a laugh as they ran in to the dugout.

Red Sox 2, Twins 1

Red Sox defeat Twins again

Jon Lester allowed one run as he pitched into the seventh inning and Brock Holt scored both Red Sox runs.

Julissa Segrera reached to take the hand of Dayana Costa as she spoke to the media at Spaulding Rehab in Charlestown.

Injured acrobats hire law firm, speak out for first time

The acrobats injured last month in Providence hired a law firm in preparation for filing a civil lawsuit against unspecified defendants.

A chaw of tobacco in the mouth of a baseball player is still a common sight. Jim Davis/Globe Staff


Tony Gwynn?s death reinforces danger of smokeless tobacco

Chewing tobacco is a baseball thing, and it?s killing players, and many don?t want to stop. Or they can?t stop.

From the kickoff, Boston?s American Outlaws believed

What?s it like to watch a US soccer game with the American Outlaws? Well, we found out.



//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2014/06/16/BostonGlobe.com/EditorialOpinion/Images/Nic6339349.jpg In Iraq, let the leaders lead

With training, it?s up to the local leaders to motivate their forces or face failure.


//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2012/08/01/BostonGlobe.com/Lifestyle/Advance/Images/cavanaugh_07ohara5_g.jpg The Boston Globe Book Club

?Cascade? by Maryanne O?Hara was chosen by readers as the book to read together. Now it?s time to discuss the book all summer.