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The “Monster Next Door” Case Closes a Chapter

Six years ago, I interviewed federal agent Brian Andersen, then assigned to a Homeland Security Department unit that chases down criminals hiding among us. Specifically […]

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A Slaying in the Suburbs

On a warm evening in mid-May, Ingolf Tuerk pulled his silver Mercedes G-Wagen into the three-car garage at 29 Valley Road in Dover and sat […]

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WCVB Reporter Ted Wayman “Is Doing Well” After He Was Stabbed on the Job

Some good news about Ted Wayman, the Boston TV reporter injured after an apparent attack on the job over the weekend: He’s on the mend. […]

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U.S. Attorney: Ghislaine Maxwell Delivered Epstein Victims “Into a Trap”

Nearly a year after the death of multimillionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, Ghislaine Maxwell, an associate of the disgraced financier, was arrested by the FBI […]

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The Last Days of Whitey Bulger 

It’s never news when an aging retiree leaves the cold confines of Boston for the dry, warm climate of Arizona, but Whitey Bulger was no […]

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Power List Q&A: U.S. Attorney, District of Massachusetts Andrew Lelling

Lelling belongs near the top of this list, one local insider says, simply because he has all of the other most powerful people in Boston […]

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Cape Fear

It was a gray and blustery afternoon on April 12, 2018, and Yarmouth Police Chief Frank Frederickson was making his way back to Cape Cod […]

Jasiel Correia
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The Short, Wild Ride of Correia the Kid

It’s a soggy autumn afternoon in Fall River, and I’m riding shotgun with the city’s baby-faced mayor when he says he wants to take me […]

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Reports of a Man with a Gun Triggered a Shelter in Place in Harvard Square

Harvard Square residents and university staff and students were briefly told to shelter in place Thursday afternoon amid reports of a man with a gun […]

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Springfield Police on That Wild Kidnapper Car Chase Video: “We Don’t Recommend That”

Data has shown that in cases of child kidnappings, time can make a life-or-death difference. That’s why around 4:30 p.m. yesterday, you probably started to […]

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Foiled Lobster Truck Heist in Charlestown “Was a Very Boston Experience for Everyone Involved”

It was business as usual for the overnight crew at Buy New England Lobsters, a local wholesale dealer with a warehouse along the Mystic River […]

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Sex, Lies, and Surveillance Tape: Inside Rockland’s #MeToo Scandal

Deirdre Hall woke up on May 2, 2018, in the fog of a wine-fueled hangover. Hoisting herself out of bed to help her three children […]

Antisemitic attacks in Boston
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Massachusetts Has an Anti-Semitism Problem, and It’s Only Getting Worse

After a long day, Luna Bukiet was taking advantage of the peace and quiet that had settled over her home at the tail end of […]

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The Marine Allegedly Linked to Emerson Student’s Death Has Been Identified

Last month, an altercation in Allston turned fatal when an Emerson College student suffered a serious brain injury and died. While there are still many […]

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Are We Living in the Most Corrupt Era of Our State’s History?

Welcome to “One Last Question,” a series where research editor Matthew Reed Baker tackles your most Bostonian conundrums. Have a question? Email him at [email protected] Question: […]