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Decorated Boston Cop In Coma After Being Shot

March 28, 2015

Commissioner William Evans said Saturday morning that 34-year-old Officer John Moynihan was struck just below his right eye and the bullet remains lodged below his right ear.

New Law To Protect Domestic Workers To Take Effect This Week

March 28, 2015

The law requires people who hire nannies, caregivers and other domestic workers in Massachusetts to adhere to established labor standards and other worker protections.

Cop Wounded, Suspect Dead In Boston Shootout

March 27, 2015

A suspect in a motor vehicle stop opened fire on Boston police and seriously wounded an officer before being killed by authorities.

Aaron Hernandez’s Fiancee Testifies In His Murder Trial

March 27, 2015

Shayanna Jenkins, the fiancee of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez, testified in his murder trial on Friday.

Quotation Of The Week: Olympics Group Seeks Vote

March 27, 2015
Boston 2024 chair

Now, one question going forward is: What exactly would a referendum ask?

Gov. Baker Asks For Snow Disaster Declaration

March 27, 2015
Pedestrians walk single file through snow banks on a Beacon Street sidewalk in Boston last month. (Elise Amendola/AP)

Citing an “unprecedented and disastrous pattern of severe winter weather,” the letter seeks 75 percent federal reimbursement for costs related to the storms, which Baker is asking the feds to treat as a single, monthlong disaster.

Report: Climate Change Driving Native Plants Out Of New England

March 27, 2015
The Ponkapoag bog at Blue Hills Reservation, where there are many interesting and unusual plant species. (Keith Simmons/Flickr)

One of the report’s most dramatic findings: 22 percent of all native plant species in the region are either extinct, rare or disappearing.

Trying To Make The Senate Work

March 27, 2015
Artistic rendering of the replica of the Senate chamber at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate. (Courtesy)

The Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the United States Senate is set to open Tuesday, and includes an interactive exhibit where visitors will play the role of senators and try to create and pass legislation, such as a comprehensive immigration reform bill.

Week In Review: Tsarnaev, Inequality, Boston 2024, O’Brien Fallout

March 27, 2015
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio addresses members of the media as Boston Mayor Marty Walsh, center, and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, left, talk during a media availability after a U.S. Conference of Mayor's Cities of Opportunity Task Force session at historic Faneuil Hall Monday, March 23, 2015, in Boston. (AP)

Our panel talks about the Tsarnaev trial, the probation department hiring scandal, Boston 2024, and income inequality.

Writing To Heal From Trauma: Women Pen Memoirs With Help From Michael Patrick MacDonald

March 27, 2015
Four of the women who took part in the "Close to Home" memoirs project, including Jennifer McCall, left. (Courtesy Crittenton Women's Union/Richard Howard Photography)

A program at Crittenton Women’s Union in Boston is helping women write their own memoirs as a form of healing.

In Boston Marathon Bombing Trial, Prosecution Close To Wrapping Up

March 27, 2015
In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston, Dec. 18, 2014. (Jane Flavell Collins/AP)

Monday will be the last day for the prosecution to make its case in the Boston Marathon bombing trial.

Police Make Arrest In Courthouse Bomb Threat

March 27, 2015

Police have arrested a man they allege called in a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of the courthouse where the trial of Aaron Hernandez is being held. Police say the threat had nothing to do with the Hernandez trial.

Police Shoot, Kill Armed Man During Domestic Disturbance

March 27, 2015

District Attorney Joseph Early Jr. says 40-year-old Neil Seifert, of Charlton, fired two rounds from the double-barreled 12-gauge shotgun at about 1 a.m. Friday.

How To Get Fit, For Less

March 27, 2015
Members of  a November Project 'tribe' pause during a November 2014 workout. (Brogan Graham / Instagram)

Spring training. From easy-access yoga to outdoor exercise meet-ups, exercise plans you’ll want to do.

Aaron Hernandez’s Fiancee Discusses Money, Gun At Murder Trial

March 27, 2015
Aaron Hernandez's fiance Shayanna Jenkins testifies during his murder trial Friday. (CJ Gunther/AP)

Shayanna Jenkins also told jurors Friday that she found a handgun in a kitchen junk drawer before the 2013 killing of Odin Lloyd.

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