As the governor's race heated up, a top Tim Cahill campaign staffer resigned and the Republican Governor's Association produced ads targeting Deval Patrick. Meanwhile, a New York developer decided to abandon its huge hole in the middle of downtown Boston, and Mayor Menino threatened to torture a trio of kids charged with murder. We take a look at the top stories from the week's news.
- Joan Vennochi, columnist, Boston Globe
- Ken Cooper, independent journalist