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Sean Collier

Man Charged In Connection With Gun Used To Kill MIT Officer

AP | DENISE LAVOIE | Posted 07.23.2014 | Crime

It has been one of the lingering questions since the dramatic manhunt that gripped the Boston area in the days after the marathon bombings: Where did ...

Remembering MIT Officer Slain After Bombs Went Off

AP | STEVE LeBLANC | Posted 06.18.2014 | Crime

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Like many other youngsters, Sean Collier wanted to be a police officer. Unlike most, he brought that dream to life — and 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.

Memorial To Slain MIT Officer Unveiled

AP | Posted 10.18.2013 | College

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Officer Sean Collier was dedicated to his work and loved life; to the 27-year-old bachelor, "every day w...

Motorcycle Ride Honors Officer Killed In Boston Bombing Aftermath

AP | Posted 10.18.2013 | Crime

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A procession of police officers on motorcycles has paid tribute to fallen Massachusetts Institute of Technology Officer Sean ...

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...

Thousands Gather To Honor Slain MIT Officer (PHOTOS)

AP | RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 06.24.2013 | Crime

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Rob Rogers said Wednesday's memorial service for slain Massachusetts Institute of Technology police officer Sean Collier capt...

Thousands Pay Tribute To Officer Slain During Boston Manhunt

AP | RODRIQUE NGOWI, LARA JAKES and MATT APUZZO | Posted 06.24.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — The surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings acknowledged to the FBI his role in the attacks but did so before he was advised ...

2 Bombing Victims Laid To Rest

AP | Posted 06.23.2013 | Crime

BOSTON — Funerals were held Tuesday for the 8-year-old boy killed in the Boston Marathon bombing and the college police officer authorities say ...

Biden To Attend Memorial For Slain MIT Police Officer

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Cambridge, Mass., on Wednesday to attend the memorial service for the MIT police officer killed ...

Officer Wounded In Shootout With Bombing Suspects In Critical Condition

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 04.21.2013 | Crime

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Doctors say the Boston transit police officer wounded in a shootout with the marathon bombing suspects had lost nearly all his blo...

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...