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Leverett Arrest
Crime

Arrest Made Outside Lev After Alleged Cell Phone Theft

The Cambridge Police Department arrested an unidentified youth after an unarmed robbery Sunday outside Leverett House, following a chase.

A Panel Discussion for the IOP
Crime

Pussy Riot Criticizes Campus Ban on Alumnus

Activist Roman J. Torgovitsky was arrested for violating a ban against him by entering campus to attend an event at the Institute of Politics featuring the punk rock group.

Officer Jabaree
Crime

Account Linked to Death Threats Was Emailing Harvard Students for Months

A person who self-identified as Huy Dinh has repeatedly emailed College students as early as April from the same Google Mail address that sent a violent death threat to several hundred people Friday.

Crime

Woman Arrested Following Stabbing in Old Burial Ground

Revere resident Mariel Teves, 24, was arrested early Saturday morning after allegedly stabbing her boyfriend.

Crime

Two Charged for Robbery of Harvard Employee

Boston resident Radeat Abate and homeless man Daishaun Lawrence reportedly pinned down the victim at gunpoint on Aug. 19, according to a Cambridge Police Department report.

Pussy Riot + IOP
IOP

Pussy Riot Members Speak of Protest, Imprisonment at IOP

Two founding members of the Russian punk rock protest group Pussy Riot spoke out strongly against Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday night at a forum at the Institute of Politics, raising awareness of what they consider to be oppression propagated by Putin in their country.

Crime

Cambridge Police Investigating Church Street Robbery

Cambridge Police are investigating a Harvard staff member’s report that he was robbed by two men early Tuesday morning on Church Street.

Crime

Cambridge Crime Continues Downward Trend

Serious crime in Cambridge decreased significantly during the first half of 2014, according to a recent report released by the Cambridge Police Department.

Authorities at Holworthy
Crime

Authorities at Holworthy

Local authorities leave Holworthy Hall in Harvard Yard after sweeping the building for potential bombs early Saturday afternoon.

Authorities at Holworthy
Crime

Campus Given ‘All Clear’ After Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuations

HUPD Spokesperson Steven G. Catalano announced that campus buildings were safe in an email to the University community shortly before 1 p.m. Catalano wrote that “no information was found to substantiate the threat” but that buildings were nevertheless searched “out of an abundance of caution.”

Crime

Cambridge Police Report Surge in ATM Fraud

The Cambridge Police Department issued a Citizen’s Alert last week warning that thieves have used devices called “skimmers,” which attach to ATMs, to gain access to personal bank account information.

Obama Visit
Cambridge Police

Obama Visit

Police offers line up in front of the Charles Hotel as President Obama attends a fundraiser.

Crime

Serious Crime in Cambridge Hits 50-Year Low

Serious crime in Cambridge reached a 50-year low during 2013, according to the Cambridge Police Department’s annual crime review, which was released last week. In each of the past three years, serious crime in the city has dropped—2013 saw an 8 percent decline from 2012.

William James Hall
College

William James Hall

A 2006 College graduate fell to his death from the top of William James Hall, pictured above, on the morning of Feb. 6.

William James Hall
College

Alumnus Jumps to His Death from William James Hall

The incident is “not considered to be foul play or a suspicious death,” according to MaryBeth Long, a spokesperson for the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office. She clarified that the case is no longer a criminal matter in a phone interview.

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School