Crime dropped in 2015 for the fifth consecutive year, despite three murders, according to an annual crime report by the Cambridge Police Department’s Crime Analysis Unit.
One person was injured early Sunday in a shooting as Central Square clubs emptied, police said – about 14 hours after a gun buyback program ended.
The License Commission’s investigation of whether the United American Vets’ Eugene F. Lynch Post No. 30 allowed overcrowding at a March 26 party inspired the post to act – by banning teen parties forever. But the teens did nothing wrong.
A teen party that drew more people than expected could mean punishment for the venue that hosted it, but officers at the United American Vets’ Eugene F. Lynch Post No. 30 are disputing firefighter and police accounts of how many teens were inside on March 26.
Community and faith-based organizations, five area police departments – in Cambridge, Somerville, Arlington, Belmont and Watertown – and the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office are partnering to host the county’s first regional gun buyback initiative in June.
A Dorchester man has been charged with a gunfire incident after an argument at a Central Square nightclub.
Police were called to the Putnam Avenue Upper School on Friday for a fight between two teens, with administrators calling it related to a new playground that gets crowded after school hours.
A conflict that began brewing inside a Central Square nightclub boiled over early Sunday as the area’s clubs closed, leading to gunfire in a nearby parking lot as disgorged crowds went to to find their cars and head home, police said.
Retiring Police Commissioner Robert C. Haas begun handing off responsibilities, with Deputy Superintendent Chris Burke named Thursday at a city budget hearing as interim chief for the city.
Police are investigating a shooting Friday evening that sent two victims to the hospital – one with serious injuries – around Harvard and Cherry street, in the Area IV/Port neighborhood.