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A person of interest from this morning’s 5th Street shooting in Cambridge was found dead this afternoon in Portsmouth, N.H. from a self-inflicted gunshot, police said.
A bicyclist died this afternoon in the Cambridgeport neighborhood in a collision with a container truck. The victim has been named as Marcia Deihl, 65, a singer/songwriter and political activist.
True, the ACLU did not single out Cambridge in a report on police militarization in the Commonwealth. This does not mean Cambridge has no cause for concern.
A property owner’s long-in-the-making meeting with the city manager and council order has resulted in action on an abandoned apartment complex considered a blight for more than a decade.
The city is recruiting applicants with integrity, courage and a willingness to help those in need to take the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Open Competitive Examination for Police Officers scheduled for April 25.
The Cambridge Police Department held a promotional ceremony Monday to promote two officers to lieutenant and six officers to the supervisory rank of patrol sergeant.
A report that Cambridge police have “sniper teams” is greeted with both dismay and gratitude, with less attention paid to confirmation that the city pays the bill for VIP visits.
The victim said he was waiting at a bus stop when someone walked up behind him, stabbed him and ran away toward the Lechmere T station.
The city is taking “extraordinary measures” to maintain emergency vehicle access while dealing with the nearly 90 inches of snow Cambridge has received over the past three weeks.
After 41 years with the force, Superintendent Steven Williams retired officially from the Cambridge Police Department with a Monday ceremony.