Adopting an ordinance that requires City Council review of surveillance technology empowers our elected representatives to make choices, rather than police under pressure. We take it on ourselves to hold those officials accountable come election time.
A reported home invasion brought police to Andrew Street today, where officers conducted a protective sweep. Officers continue to search the surrounding Cambridgeport area, police said Monday afternoon.
It is not known if there is a connection between two fatal shootings took place before dawn Saturday, one in Cambridge and one in Somerville.
A Harvard undergrad was assaulted while running along the Charles River late Tuesday, Harvard University Police Department said.
Cambridgeport and Riverside residents and businesses are invited to a community meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday to further discuss city and police response to Sept. 5 and Sept. 10 shootings that took place on River Street.
We like to describe ourselves as progressive. But will we live up to that and work to expand social services for people who are vulnerable? Or will we decide it’s easier to have the police arrest people or move them along so that we don’t have to see them?
With a classic mistake – returning to the scene of the crime – a suspect in Sunday’s non-fatal shooting in the Riverside neighborhood has been arrested.
Describing an “open shootout” in broad daylight and a rapidly deteriorated Riverside neighborhood of graffiti and stray needles, neighbors urged action by city officials Monday, and got some.
Two people were injured by gunshots at the Cambridge Carnival in Kendall Square – the second time in three years that nonfatal shootings have taken place at the massive annual festival.
The suspect wanted in connection with two assaults in Harvard Square on Saturday has been positively identified, arrested and will be charged with two counts of armed assault to murder, police said late Tuesday.