As the city struggles to contain a dramatic spike in gun violence, 18 handguns bought through an illegal straw purchase in Georgia in 2009 are believed to have wound up on the streets of Boston. So far two of the 18 handguns have been recovered by... Read more

A bitter split has erupted among past and current members of the citywide board that oversees the network of neighborhood community centers set up to provide a range of after-school programs for youths and families across the city.

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This article was reported by Stephen Kurkjian, Rachel Zarrell, and Gal Tziperman Lotan, and written by Kurkjian.

Moments after the buzzer sounded ending classes for the day, a dozen Harbor Middle School students burst through the doors... Read more

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