Story Portfolio

Breaking News

Reported from Cambridge: December 3, 2016 – ‘It went up in a heartbeat’: 10-alarm blaze devastates Cambridge neighborhood

July 3, 2016 – Boy, 8, trampled to death by cow in Georgetown

Reported from Hyde Park: June 25, 2016 – Five-alarm blaze destroys Hyde Park landscape warehouse

December 24, 2015 – Two dogs die in smoky Beacon Hill fire

Court

June 20, 2017 – Two facing charges newborn’s body was found in a plastic bag

May 16, 2015 – Jury sentences Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death on six counts

April 24, 2015 – Prosecution rests in penalty phase of Tsarnaev trial

Contributed to: March 5, 2015 – Testimony begins in case of Boston Marathon bombing suspect

Crime

December 1, 2016 – Son is charged in stabbing death of mother in Brockton

Reported from Princeton: August 14, 2016 – Runners gather in Princeton for jog in memory of slain woman

Reported from Chelmsford: July 17, 2016 – Suspect shot in Chelmsford in ‘very grave condition,’ says Middlesex DA

October 29, 2015 – StuVi II sexual assault possibly not isolated incident, police say

Contributed to: October 24, 2015 – Woman, 36, charged in uncle’s fatal shooting

Data

December 8, 2016 – Local politicians lament sting of Baker budget cut

November 3, 2016 – Area donors give Clinton far more than Trump

Education

April 4, 2017 – Teaching collaborative brings together Boston’s public, charter, Catholic schools

November 6, 2015 – Superintendent placed on paid leave by Mashpee school board

November 3, 2015 – UMass Lowell, Salem State drop SAT, ACT requirement

September 9, 2015 – After long climb in US News rankings, Northeastern drops

Entertainment

December 10, 2016 – Chelmsford South Row students serenade Statehouse crowd

April 15, 2016 – Lidcombe teenager performs with Australian Youth Orchestra at Riverside Theatres in Parramatta

September 22, 2015 – Former subway performer returns for 12-hour show

March 5, 2015 – INTERVIEW: Vince Vaughn, Nick Frost get down to business

September 2014 – Funny Guy: Q&A with Chris D’Elia. Chris D’Elia takes comedy to global proportions with a successful television show and brand new tour.

Elections — Offices and Ballot Questions

November 6, 2016 – First comes the pot, then the regulations

Reported from Charles C. Yancey’s Election Party: November 4, 2015 – Newcomers oust experienced Boston city councilors

October 23, 2014 – Republican gubernatorial candidate Charlie Baker addresses issues facing children, MA Health Connector

April 6, 2014 – Gubernatorial candidate Fisher files lawsuit against MassGOP

Obituaries

April 3, 2017 – State Senator Kenneth Donnelly dies after battling brain tumor

February 17, 2017 – Thomas Gerendas, 84, Holocaust survivor who founded Temptronic Corp.

January 25, 2017 – Eugenie Fitzhugh, groundbreaking black federal court reporter; at 91

December 27, 2016 – Hope Lewis, 54; professor focused on race, gender, justice

September 21, 2016 – Dr. Fran Burke, 88, longtime advocate for women in politics

Politics — Local, State, and Federal

June 26, 2017 – Three candidates vie for seat of late Senator Kenneth Donnelly

April 4, 2017 – Cambridge council votes to urge US House to consider Trump impeachment

December 10, 2016 – Atkins donates questionable campaign cash

November 19, 2016 – Trump’s impact subject of private Senate session

March 16, 2015 – Obama launches Student Aid Bill of Rights, reaches out to students

Science (Focus in Astronomy)

November 23, 2015 – Next estimated reversal of Earth’s geomagnetic field pushed back

November 11, 2015 – Harvard-MIT team announces discovery of new exoplanet

October 21, 2015 – Disintegrating stars can destroy planets, Harvard scientist finds

Transportation

November 18, 2015 – No quick fix in sight for signal problems at Forest Hills Station

September 1, 2015 – 118 years ago today, Boston welcomed nation’s first subway

August 12, 2015 – Dartmouth town officials get new cars — luxury BMWs

Weather

November 19, 2015 – Dry and cloudy day followed by rainy night, weather service says

August 5, 2015 – Tuesday’s 2-inch hail broke records for Suffolk County

July 31, 2015 – Tornado touched down in Warner, N.H., on Thursday

Miscellaneous

October 3, 2015 – Nine win Shattuck awards as Boston’s unsung heroes

September 19, 2015 – Church shares inspiration in 18th-century letters

August 26, 2015 – Slain newswoman’s boyfriend went to Emerson College

August 19, 2015 – Photographer takes to social media to return toy pig

August 13, 2015 – Donation jar with $300 stolen from N.H. preschool, and students ask why

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