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Cambridge Police Warn of Local ATM Skimming Scheme

A skimming device—hardware that reads and stores a person’s credit or debit card information at an ATM—was recently discovered attached to a machine at a local convenience store in Cambridge

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More Rapes Reported at Harvard in 2014 than Any Other Mass. School

Harvard topped the list for Massachusetts universities with 33 reported rapes that occurred on its campus in Cambridge.

Threat At Harvard Business School
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Threat At Harvard Business School

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Man Found in Charles River, Pronounced Dead

Massachusetts State Police pulled an adult male from the Charles River early Tuesday morning. He was transported to Mount Auburn Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

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Photographer Captures Reality of Juvenile Detention System

Speaking over a slideshow of his photography, video, and audio recordings, photographer Richard Ross presented his work shedding light on the juvenile prison system on Wednesday.

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Citing Recent Thefts, Students Call for Security Cameras

In response to recent thefts in River Houses and Harvard Yard dormitories, the Undergraduate Council’s Student Life Committee issued a memo last week expressing support for exterior security cameras outside of residence halls. ​

Boys To Men To Boys
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Boys To Men To Boys

Legal expert Robert T. Kinscherff discusses the role of psychology and neuroscience in resentencing and parole in the criminal justice system while at Harvard Law School.

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Police Still Investigating Church Street Stabbing

Cambridge Police are still awaiting video surveillance in connection with a stabbing that occurred on Church Street late last month, and an investigation into a shooting that occurred near Mount Auburn Hospital remains "open and active."

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City Council Meeting Focuses on Increasing Affordable Housing

At its Monday meeting, the Cambridge City Council tackled issues ranging from the affordable housing crisis, to a potential medical marijuana dispensary, and prescription drugs disposal.

The Lightning Rod
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Lawyers Call Sexual Misconduct Case Against Dershowitz ‘A Mistake’

Lawyers opposing Law School professor emeritus Alan M. Dershowitz in a pair of defamation suits admitted fault in accusing him of having sex with an underage woman, formally putting to rest allegations levied against the former professor since December 2014.

Hear Me Now
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Hear Me Now

Megan E. Sims ‘18 reads a spoken word poem by the Widener Library steps at Hear Me Now - A Take Back the Night Event. The program, jointly hosted by OSAPR, Response Peer Counseling and CARE, featured performances by poets and musicians and concluded with a reading of anonymous submissions written on the subject of sexual assault.

Wadsworth Commemoration
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Photos of the Day 04.06.16

HUPD at Divest 'Heat Week'
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HUPD Crime Log 3/2-3/22

What have HUPD been up to this week? This series follows the escapades of our favorite campus police department.

Working for Whistleblowers
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Working for Whistleblowers

Attorney Jesselyn A. Radack speaks with an audience at Harvard Law School with her experience representing a whistleblower. "I guess people who want to follow the law are the outsiders in the federal government,” she joked amid criticism of the CIA, the DOJ and other agencies.

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One Dead, Another Injured After Shooting Near Mt. Auburn Hospital

One individual died and another remains hospitalized with serious injuries after a shooting near Mt. Auburn Hospital late Tuesday night, according to Meghan Kelly, Communications Director of the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office.