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Courthouse of the Tsarnaev Trial
Crime

Harvard Law Professors Weigh In on Tsarnaev Trial Venue

While both the U.S. District Court and the Court of Appeals have rejected the requests to relocate the Tsarnaev trial, Law School faculty members see reason behind them.

Courthouse of the Tsarnaev Trial
Crime

Courthouse of the Tsarnaev Trial

The trial of the alleged Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev began on Wednesday morning at the John Joseph Moakley U.S. Courthouse in South Boston. The trial is expected to last several months as the defense attempts to persuade the jurors to forgo the death penalty.

Tsarnaev Jury Finalized
Crime

Tsarnaev Jury Finalized

Members of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev legal defense team walk into the Moakley Federal Courthouse Tuesday morning for the selection of the final jury for Tsarnaev’s trial. A total of 18 jurors were selected to try Tsarnaev on 30 counts in connection with the Boston Marathon bombings on April 15, 2013, as well as the shooting of MIT police officer Sean Collier on April 18, 2013.

Tsarnaev Jury Finalized
Crime

Jury Selected in Boston Marathon Bombing Trial

Eight men and 10 women will determine the fate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has plead not guilty to 30 charges in connection with bombings that killed three and injured more than 260 on April 15, 2013.

Longwood Medical Area Theft
Crime

$14,000 in Equipment Reportedly Stolen from Harvard Research Lab

The theft, which was reported to the Harvard University Police Department last Thursday morning, remains an "open investigation," according to HUPD spokesperson Steven G. Catalano.

Goldsmith Book Awards
Crime

Photos of the Day (03/03/2015)

Crime

Police Arrest Suspect in Alleged Cambridge St. Stabbing

While waiting at a bus stop on the 600th block of Cambridge Street Tuesday night, a man was allegedly stabbed twice by a teenage male.

Snowplows
Crime

Amid Snowstorms, Cambridge Crime Drops to ‘Historic Lows’

Cambridge crime rates for February are predicted to be at a historic low due to the recent series of snow storms, according to the Cambridge Police Department.

Packages in Leverett
Crime

Police Respond to ‘Uptick’ in Package Thefts

The Harvard University Police Department has observed an increase in reports of missing items, particularly at graduate apartment-style housing, according to spokesperson Steven G. Catalano.

Crime

Employee Robbed in Longwood Medical Area

A Harvard Longwood campus employee was attacked from behind and robbed of his wallet as he was unlocking his bike from a rack on Friday night.

The Lightning Rod
Crime

In Wake of Allegations, 38 Law School Profs Sign Letter ‘in Support of’ Dershowitz

In the letter, the professors argue that Dershowitz was unable to directly respond to the recent allegations in a legal setting, citing the fact that he does not have standing in the civil case in which the allegations of sexual misconduct were first filed and that Dershowitz denies.

The Lightning Rod
Crime

Affidavit Filed Reaffirms Allegations Against Dershowitz

The woman, identified in court documents as “Jane Doe No. 3,” claims in the affidavit that she “had sexual intercourse with Dershowitz at least six times.”

Davidson Memorial
Crime

Davidson Memorial

Flowers and cards on the skywalk between Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s main building and Shapiro building commemorate Wednesday the death of Harvard Medical School assistant professor Michael J. Davidson, who died Tuesday after he was shot on the second floor of the Shapiro building. Business appeared to proceed as usual at the Brigham on Wednesday morning, with no visibly increased security presence and no police presence.

A Father at the Scene
Crime

A Father at the Scene

James Pittelli of New York was waiting for his son, who was undergoing heart surgery when police rushed into the waiting area. "People came in and started yelling, ‘You gotta get out, you gotta get out of the building now.’”

Shooting at Brigham
Crime

Shooting at Brigham

A police officer stands outside the Shapiro building of Brigham and Women's Hospital in Longwood on Tuesday, where Harvard Medical School Assistant Professor Michael J. Davidson was shot earlier that morning.

9/11 Memorial
College

Boots on the Ground: ROTC at Harvard

Kaledora Kiernan-Linn
College

The Dropouts

Snow on Plympton
College

More Snow Looming, College Alters Dining Schedule

Divest Harvard Rally
Central Administration

After 24-Hour Sit-In, Divest Harvard Protesters Leave Mass. Hall