High school valedictorians are the best in their class academically. But a new report finds that the top graduates of Boston’s public high schools are encountering great obstacles to attaining educational and economic milestones. John Yang talks to the Boston…
A major winter storm that has brought some of the coldest temperatures of the season covered a large swath of the U.S. in snow as it wreaked havoc on air travel and caused slick road conditions throughout New England Sunday.
By Associated Press
The official told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Fotios "Freddy" Geas and at least one other inmate are believed to have been involved in 89-year-old Bulger's killing Tuesday at a West Virginia prison.
By Alanna Durkin Richer, Denise Lavoie, Associated Press
Boston crime boss James “Whitey” Bulger has died, one day after being transferred to a West Virginia federal prison. A notorious lifelong criminal who ran gambling and drug rackets for decades, he fled Boston in 1994 but was eventually caught.
By Denise Lavoie, Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press
The murderous Boston gangster who benefited from a corrupt relationship with the FBI before spending 16 years as one of America's most wanted men was slain in federal prison.
In our news wrap Friday, power was out across Puerto Rico as a tropical storm passed south of the island where Hurricane Maria hit just a year ago this month. Also, a powerful typhoon has slammed into the northeastern Philippines,…
By Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press
A California man was arrested Thursday for threatening to travel to The Boston Globe offices and kill journalists, whom he called the "enemy of the people."…
By Associated Press
The city's Public Improvement Commission unanimously approved a proposal by current Red Sox ownership to call the stretch of roadway Jersey Street, which it was originally called before being changed in 1977 to honor Tom Yawkey a year after he…
By Vaishnavee Sharma and Sarah Betancourt, Associated Press
Boston marked the fifth anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings Sunday with solemn remembrances and charitable acts.
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