Michele McPhee

City's Top Cop Looking Blue

BOSTON POLICE COMMISSIONER Ed Davis made his bones as a hard-charging cop. As a boss in Lowell’s vice and narcotics unit, he pushed for the stealth takedown of drug dealers and prostitutes by undercover officers. So you wouldn’t think he’d…

Busted

A string of scandals has the Boston Police Department reeling, and the worst may be yet to come. An exclusive look inside the BPD’s secretive anti-corruption unit and Commissioner Ed Davis’s fight to clean up the force—whose problems run much…

Where the Guns Are

New clues emerge in a decades-old crime mystery. A 38-year-old riddle might be solved beneath topsoil in Amesbury. It dates to September 20, 1970, when five antiwar radicals broke into the National Guard armory in Newburyport and stole weapons including…