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Watertown Shooting

Guns and Consequences

Christopher Brauchli | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics
Christopher Brauchli

The most surprising consequence of the new law in Colorado has nothing to do with losing manufacturers. It has to do with the state of Colorado losing counties.

Lock Down in Watertown

Bonnie Waltch | Posted 06.24.2013 | Crime
Bonnie Waltch

I saw them walking down the street -- men in green camouflage and boots carrying guns. When my doorbell rang, I answered it quickly and reassured the man that we were fine and hadn't seen anything suspicious.

Michael McLaughlin

Prosecutors Unveil New Details About Alleged Bomber

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 04.22.2013 | Crime

The shaggy 19-year-old accused of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombing with his older brother "appears calm" in a panicked crowd, federal prosecut...

Pray for Us... All

Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo | Posted 06.19.2013 | Parents
Karri-Leigh P. Mastrangelo

I've kept from comment on the events of this week solely because I was left speechless by the photo of an 8-year-old victim sharing a message of peace so soon before its exact opposite took his life. But now is my time.

Why Would A Kid Do This?

Erica Zidel | Posted 06.19.2013 | Parents
Erica Zidel

"Mommy," he said, "I accidentally turned on the news. I saw the guy." He paused for a minute before continuing. "Mommy, he looked like he was a teenager. That's a kid, isn't it? Why would a kid do this?"

The Boston Lockdown: A Living Nightmare

Charlotte Robinson | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Charlotte Robinson

Sometimes it's very emotional. I can feel my eyes fill with tears. Other times I just feel angry that my hometown is having to deal with this. It's not pleasant being confined in a lockdown.

Amidst the Lockdown

Diane Devlin | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Diane Devlin

My husband Ronnie and I live in Watertown, in a complex of about 80 units, about two blocks from where Tamerlan Tsarnaev was shot last night. Our neighborhood is locked down very tight. Helicopters are above and have been circling, and no one is on the street.

To Boston: Our Hope for You, Courage

Frances Hesselbein | Posted 06.19.2013 | Impact
Frances Hesselbein

We pray for the law enforcement and police officers leading the way to resolve the conflict at hand. To the men and women living and working in Boston, who are now on lockdown, our hope for you -- courage.

Live From the Cambridge Combat Zone

Anne Stevenson | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Anne Stevenson

Right now there are swat teams just blocks from where I am, and they are hunting down the terrorist(s) allegedly responsible for the Boston Marathon bombing. The place is a combat zone

LOOK: Messages Of Love And Support For Boston

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.19.2013 | Women

In the words of Winston Churchill, "If you're going through hell, keep going." Boston certainly has been through hell this week and the city and its c...

Boston Area Lockdown: Does It Matter Why the Terrorists Think They Did It?

Jennifer Delaney | Posted 06.19.2013 | Crime
Jennifer Delaney

I feel like I'm living in a crime show. I woke up in Newton this morning on lockdown. I was at the Watertown Library yesterday, we ate at Strip T's, a couple blocks from (what we are told is) one of the suspects' house on Marathon Day.

Can I Possibly Be a Bostonian AND a New Yorker? I Think So.

David Cleary | Posted 06.19.2013 | New York
David Cleary

I, along with many others I'm sure, know that these individuals will be brought to justice. However, I hope that in capturing them, we may learn something about why they would carry out such destructive acts.

Shooting Sends Networks Into Frenzy

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro and Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.19.2013 | Media

The late-night shootout and subsequent manhunt for the suspects in the Boston bombing attacks played out in riveting real time on networks and online ...

Speculation on Missing University Student to Events in Boston Area Incorrect: NBC

Brian Levin, J.D. | Posted 06.18.2013 | Crime
Brian Levin, J.D.

Police scanner traffic is not an official source and is often fluid and sometimes incorrect, particularly in breaking situations. The college student from the Mid Atlantic, who we will not name, left without his wallet and cell phone before vanishing.

Gunfire, Explosions Reported In Watertown

Posted 04.19.2013 | Crime

Shortly after the fatal shooting of a police officer on the campus of Massachusetts Institute of Technology Thursday night, a second shooting incident...