About 20 victims have asked to speak at the sentencing hearing. Tsarnaev will also be given the opportunity to speak.
The T’s largest employees union has vowed to sue the state, or petition the federal government to cut off millions of dollars in transit aid, if a key provision of Baker’s overhaul is approved by lawmakers.
The Boston area is in the midst of what could be its driest May on record — since 1944.
The highest risk for severe weather will be north and west of Boston.
Given an early two-run lead by Dustin Pedroia, Red Sox starter Rick Porcello was trying to provide a shutdown inning. Porcello walked Aaron Hicks with one out. And it led to a big inning for the Twins.
Among key issues to be resolved is a plan for reforming management of the MBTA.
The boil order remains in effect Thursday so state officials can test the water to make sure it is safe for human consumption.
A 7-year-old boy who was shot while riding his bike in Dorchester Sunday was listed in good condition Wednesday, as police and the boy’s mother are calling on the public to help find the shooter.
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission called the city’s suit “verbose, repetitive, argumentative and confusing.”
Prosecutors are preparing to distribute nearly $822,000 in assets seized from the convicted mobster to the families of his murder victims and people he extorted.