Breathalyzer results in question amid review

State Police are looking into breathalyzer tests, prompting prosecutors in Middlesex and Essex counties to suspended their use.

Boston Marathon bombing trial

Sean Collier.

At Marathon bombing trial, bitter loss is recalled

Shattered families, in various stages of healing, were a central theme of the prosecution?s case Wednesday.

Lingzi Lu.


A hole in the middle of these families

The families of Sean Collier and Lingzi Lu know an emptiness that can never be filled again.

Larry Bird (right) is among those who have joined a new 30-member board of directors.

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Boston 2024 taps big names for board of directors

Boston sports legends Larry Bird, David Ortiz, and Jo Jo White have joined a new 30-member board of directors.

//[1]-8602--90x90.jpg Who?s on the Boston 2024 board?

The list of directors includes Boston civic and sporting luminaries past and present. Get to know the members.

// Baker moves for more control over MBTA

Under the legislation, Governor Baker would choose the head of the T, as well as appoint a five-member board.

// Why did Baker want the MassDOT board out?

There?s been a long debate over how best to align the agenda of the state transit agency with the desires of the governor?s office.

// Warren, Mass. business groups at odds on trade pact

The state?s life science and tech sectors consider the deal critical, but Senator Warren wants to see more environmental and labor protections.

Ben Affleck.

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For Ben Affleck, lessons from inconvenient truths

Affleck?s efforts to hide a slave-owning ancestor were unsuccessful, demonstrating that the truth will emerge in the Internet era.

Apr 21, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Rockets forward Terrence Jones (6) is fouled by Dallas Mavericks guard Rajon Rondo (9) in the first half in game two of the first round of the NBA Playoffs at Toyota Center. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports

Rajon Rondo?s days with Mavericks appear over

A day after getting benched during a playoff game, Rondo?s coach said he didn?t think the guard would play for Dallas again.

Red Sox starter Joe Kelly didn?t record an out in the sixth inning as the Rays rallied.

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Rays 7, Red Sox 5

Joe Kelly, Red Sox fall apart against Rays

The Red Sox starter didn?t get an out in the sixth inning as he squandered a 5-1 lead.


// Did Robert Durst murder Susan Berman?

An envelope saved by Berman may hold the key to the case.

ORCHARD PARK, NY - OCTOBER 12: Jerod Mayo #51 of the New England Patriots is carted off the field after an injury against the Buffalo Bills during the first half at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 12, 2014 in Orchard Park, New York. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)


Jerod Mayo reportedly agrees to pay cut to stay with Patriots

The linebacker is coming off two straight seasons that ended due to injuries.

Bob Carroll.

Robert Carroll, 90; from ?ragamuffin? beginnings, he helped run Edgartown

Mr. Carroll had a long history on Martha?s Vineyard, including flying Senator Edward Kennedy to Cape Cod after the crash at Chappaquiddick.

// NECN to change anchor lineup, launch investigative unit

Lotoyia Edwards will become a morning anchor as part of moves at the station.

The MBTA will leave fare gates open this Friday as a goodwill gesture after a troubled winter.

Don?t forget: The T is free this Friday

The T is offering the rides as a goodwill gesture for customers who were hampered by delays and shutdowns over the winter.

Marathon trial podcast

// Episode 20: Prosecutors continue to make the case for a death sentence

This interactive timeline highlights trial coverage and a podcast featuring Globe columnist Kevin Cullen and WBUR reporter David Boeri.


Ward Sutton

// ?Mad Men? lives on in the real world

Don Draper would recognize most aspects of contemporary society.

The Big Picture

The 2015 Boston Marathon

The running of the world-class Boston Marathon filled the cold and wet streets of the city for the 119th time.