In the beginning, he was just Tommy Menino from Hyde Park, the son of a factory worker, married to a local girl with two young kids.
Donald Levine, the Hasbro executive credited as the father of G.I. Joe for developing the world’s first action figure, has died. He was 86.
Political scientist James Q. Wilson, whose “broken windows” theory on crime-fighting helped trigger a nationwide move toward community policing, died Friday at a Boston hospital.
Gene McDaniels, who recorded the 1961 hit “A Hundred Pounds of Clay” and later wrote Roberta Flack’s chart-topping single “Feel Like Makin’ Love,” has died. He was 76.
A New Hampshire man stumbled on a relative’s old obituary and found some surprising results.