Boston man held in hit-and-run in Dedham

A 21-year-old Mount Ida College soccer player turned himself in after a crash that killed a 54-year-old woman.

Storm bringing snow to Western Mass., rain to coast

The storm will lash the state Tuesday with snow, rain, and strong winds.

The Haverhill home on Lamoille Avenue where two young children discovered their parents dead on Saturday.

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Deaths of Haverhill parents may be drug-related

The couple was found unresponsive Saturday morning in their home by their children, ages 8 and 10.

GOP seeks to ease regulations as part of spending bill

Last-minute bargaining was taking place over a bill to keep the government operating past a Thursday deadline.

// Six killed as jet crashes into suburban D.C. home

Three people on board the plane were killed, as were three residents of the Gaithersburg, Md., home.

// Merck buying Cubist for $9.5 billion

Cubist, which employs about 600 people in Lexington, researches and produces advanced antibiotics.

Man held without bail in Iran nuclear equipment case

Sihai Cheng is accused of arranging the export of hundreds of pressure-measuring sensors made in Massachusetts.

?I?ve dropped my wedding ring in your Red Kettle knowing that the money from its sale will buy toys for needy children,? the woman said in a note.

Massachusetts Salvation Army

Widow drops wedding rings in Salvation Army kettle

The rings came with an appraisal note valuing the gift at $1,850 and a letter honoring the benefactor?s late husband.

Have we seen the last of Jon Lester in Red Sox colors? Maybe. Maybe not Jim Davis/Globe Staff


On Jon Lester watch, information is scarce

There is plenty of buzz about the lefty at the baseball meetings, but only he and his agents know where he is headed.

Boston Red Sox special assignment instructor Luis Tiant speaks with reporters outside the club house at the teams baseball spring training facility, in Fort Myers, Fla., Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008. Tiant left Cuba in 1961 following the Bay of Pigs invasion to play for a Mexican baseball team. (AP Photo/Steven Senne) -- Library Tag 02232008 Sports

Tiant, nine others passed over for Hall of Fame

None of the 10 candidates on the Golden Era Committee?s ballot received enough votes to be enshrined.

Passersby made their way in front of a mural on Division Street and Cross Street in Chelsea.

Opinion | Mike Ross

Welcome to Chelsea, the new ?it? zip

Within this tiny city of 1.8 square miles is an unprecedented level of development.

// Walsh honors 75 couples married over 50 years

At a luncheon at the Taj Boston, local couples shared the secret to staying together for five decades.

Evan Horowitz

// A new approach to fighting homelessness

Instead of using taxpayer money, ?pay for success? relies on banks and foundations to cover the initial costs.

Beds of sandstone inclined to the southwest toward Mount Sharp and away from the Gale Crater rim.

New evidence shows Mars had conditions to support life

Data collected by the Curiosity rover makes a strong case that an early Mars was ripe and ready for life.

Actor Mark Wahlberg in Hollywood, Calif., on Nov. 8.


Does Mark Wahlberg want to be a police officer?

The latest theory is that the actor/producer wants a clean record because he?s interested in becoming a reserve police officer.


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// Should Boston host the 2024 Olympics?

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The Big Picture

Los Angeles city firefighters battle a massive fire at a seven-story downtown apartment complex under construction in Los Angeles, California December 8, 2014.

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Massive fire in downtown Los Angeles

The huge fire shut down parts of two major freeways in Los Angeles early Monday morning.