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Michael McLaughlin

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Could Be Tried For Murder After He's Sentenced To Death

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.19.2015 | Crime

BOSTON -- If both state and federal prosecutors get their way, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev will face murder charges after he is sentenced to death. The feder...

Boston Bombing Jury Will See Photos Of Slain Officer Autopsy

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2015 | Crime

BOSTON, March 12 (Reuters) - The jury hearing the Boston Marathon bombing trial on Thursday is due to view autopsy photos of a university police off...

Michael McLaughlin

'The Innocence..Is Gone': Accused Marathon Bomber Heads To Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.02.2015 | Crime

Almost two years ago, two tightly packed pressure cookers unleashed a storm of ball bearings and nails that ended three lives and ripped off legs at t...

18 Hours: Boston Marathon Bombing Manhunt Offers Lessons for Police

Phillip Martin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Phillip Martin

Minutes after news went out that Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had been flushed out of the boat where he was hiding, Watertown exhaled. "Go Watertown!" crowds shouted.

18 Hours: How Did Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Elude Police During Marathon Bombing Manhunt

Phillip Martin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
Phillip Martin

Several eyewitnesses gave us the same account of Tsarnaev's escape. Tsarnaev, driving a stolen Mercedes SUV, ran over his brother and then rammed the vehicle into two police cars that were blocking the road.

18 Hours: 'Self-Deployment' May Have Caused Confusion During Boston Marathon Bombing Manhunt

Phillip Martin | Posted 12.24.2013 | Crime
Phillip Martin

At 10:31 p.m. on April 18, MIT Police Officer Sean Collier was fighting for his life after being shot multiple times while sitting in his cruiser. Fellow officers rushed to his side trying to stem the bleeding.

18 Hours: Lingering Questions Surround Boston Marathon Watertown Shootout

Phillip Martin | Posted 12.24.2013 | Crime
Phillip Martin

In between the Marathon bombings and the arrest of a suspect hiding in a boat, 18 hours will be frozen in our collective memories.

Slain MIT Officer To Be Honored With Beer

Posted 05.17.2013 | College

A Cambridge, Mass., brewery is producing a beer for Sean Collier, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus officer who was shot and killed sho...

Witnesses Suggest Friendly Fire Hit Officer In Watertown Shootout

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 05.09.2013 | Crime

The Boston transit officer wounded during a shootout with the Boston bombing suspects may have been injured by friendly fire. Richard Donohue, an M...

The Boston Tragedy: After The Nonsense

Robert M. Randolph | Posted 07.06.2013 | Religion
Robert M. Randolph

Eight thousand police from around world came to campus to honor the fallen officer. The day dawned rainy, but it cleared and the sun gave many their first blush of color this spring. The MIT community was surrounded by caring men and women in blue. For students it was a once in a lifetime experience.

Reflections on Boston

Ron Brounes | Posted 07.06.2013 | Parents
Ron Brounes

To my daughters, a bad day simply means "time out" and a meal without dessert. Bad guys look like Darth Vader and the Joker and they don't know about Adam Lanza or Timothy McVeigh. I fear those conversations are coming one day soon.

Warren, Biden Have Sad Words To Share On Fallen Police Officer

The Huffington Post | Nick Abrams | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

On Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D) spoke at the memorial service for Massachusetts Institute of Techno...

Michael McLaughlin

Watertown: 24 Hours In The Absurd Media Cocoon

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.20.2013 | Media

BOSTON -- The series of shootings, explosions, and ensuing security clampdown and eventual street parties here will always be talked about by those wh...

MIT Mourns Slain Campus Officer With Online Tributes

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.19.2013 | College

Sean Collier, the 26-year-old Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer shot to death Thursday night on the Cambridge, Mass., campus, was m...

A Night Locked Down at MIT

David Larson | Posted 06.19.2013 | College
David Larson

MIT students are perhaps some of the best people at dealing with stress. Our environment is all about being pushed beyond our comfort level. It's hard to destabilize MIT. But the loss of one of our own -- that's how you destabilize us. Upon hearing that phrase, "MIT officer dead," the night changed.

Dave Jamieson

MIT Cop Killed 'Was Born To Be A Police Officer'

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

Sean Collier, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer who was shot and killed during a confrontation with the two Boston Marathon bom...

MIT Police Officer Slain By Suspects

Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

Sean Collier, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer, was shot and killed late Thursday night during a confrontation with the two Bost...