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Fatal crash on Green Line

Fatal crash on Green Line (Globe Staff / Suzanne Kreiter)
An outbound Green Line trolley crowded with rush-hour passengers slammed into the back of a second trolley along an idyllic stretch of track in Newton yesterday evening, a collision that caused the two trains to derail, threw commuters from their seats, and killed the MBTA operator who was driving the second train. Rescue workers (above) helped passengers off the tracks at the scene. (By Noah Bierman and Ralph Ranalli, Boston Globe)

Murder suspect free due to glitch

Boston police mistakenly allowed the release last week of a fugitive from New Jersey wanted on murder charges, setting off a manhunt in the city amid warnings that the suspect poses a serious threat to the public. (By Maria Cramer, Boston Globe)

Delegate fight draws Clinton loyalists

The epic battle between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama for the Democratic presidential nomination shifted yesterday to the disputed delegates from Florida and Michigan, whose fate is rapidly becoming the flash point for Clinton supporters' anger. (By Joseph Williams and Scott Helman, Boston Globe)

Patrick signs bill to manage ocean resources

Governor Deval Patrick yesterday signed the nation's first comprehensive ocean planning law to guide where pipelines should be laid, areas should be protected, and energy projects built. (By Beth Daley, Boston Globe)

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