Student at Harvard Business School Die-In

Harvard Grad Students Charged Following Confrontation at October Pro-Palestine Protest

Two Harvard graduate students are facing criminal charges and up to 200 days in jail following their involvement in a confrontation with an Israeli student at a Pro-Palestine protest at the Harvard Business School in October.

Allston Houses

Boston Police Say Crime Has Fallen, Pledge Transparency at Allston-Brighton Meeting

The Boston Police Department told Allston-Brighton residents that crime across the neighborhood fell significantly this year at a Tuesday meeting, despite upticks in mental health-related 911 calls and longer-running burglary issues in the area.

HUPD Chief Victor Clay

HUPD ‘Far More Vigilant’ on Campus Amid Increased Threats Against Students Following Oct. 7

Harvard University Police Chief Victor A. Clay said in a Friday interview with The Crimson that the department has considerably increased their presence on campus following an increase in threats aimed at students.

Cambridge Police Department

CPD Facing Increased Overtime Shifts Amid Hiring Shortages

Amid staffing shortages, the Cambridge Police Department is increasingly “forcing” officers to work back-to-back shifts to cover open positions.

Cambridge Police Officer Blocks Intersection at Protest

Man Who Placed Fake Bomb At Harvard Sentenced to 3 Years Probation

William A. Giordani, a New Hampshire man arrested for placing a fake bomb in the Science Center Plaza on Harvard’s campus, will face three years of probation for failing to report a felony.

HUPD Badge

HUPD Sees Surge in Trespassing Arrests Compared to Recent Years

The Harvard University Police Department is on track to far exceed the average yearly number of trespassing-related arrests on campus over the last three years.

Wholesome Fresh Damaged Storefront

Hit-and-Run Shatters Window at Wholesome Fresh

Local grocery store Wholesome Fresh suffered a hit-and-run on Sunday night, leaving a store-front window shattered.

Harvard Law School - HLS

Harvard Researchers Say Jail Educational Programs Reduce Recidivism, Violence

An education program at a county jail in Flint, Michigan significantly reduced recidivism, misconduct, and the harms of incarceration, according to a new study co-authored by two Harvard professors.

Amigos School

CPS Teacher Pleads Not Guilty to Sexually Assaulting 2 Minors

Jorge A. Bonilla, a teacher at Cambridge’s immersion K-8 Amigos School, pleaded not guilty to nine charges of sexual assault in Middlesex Superior Court on Monday after being indicted by a grand jury in February.


Scammers Sold Fake CBD Gummies on Harvard Website, Snopes Reports

Scammers exploited a Harvard website in a ploy to sell “miracle” CBD and keto gummies, a Snopes investigation revealed on March 27.

Cambridge Police Department  Faisal Protest

Boston Man Re-Enters Guilty Plea for Fentanyl, Heroin, Cocaine Delivery to Harvard Lab

A Boston man pled guilty to conspiring to distribute cocaine, fentanyl, and heroin — some of which was delivered to a Harvard biology lab in 2019 – on Sunday.

The Burren Davis Square

‘Swiped’: Local Musician Alleges 2 Harvard Students Attempted to Steal Fiddle

Local musician Calum T. Bell pressed charges against two Harvard students for the attempted theft of his fiddle on Thursday night.

Cambridge Community Safety Department

Cambridge Police-Alternative Team Hosts First Information Session

Cambridge’s Community Assistance Response and Engagement team discussed near-future plans for responding to 911 calls and answered resident questions at their first public information session on Tuesday.

Kennedy School Belfer Center

U.S. Justice Dept. Charges Harvard Kennedy School Fellow with Arms Trafficking

Harvard Kennedy School fellow Peter B. Ajak was charged with conspiring to illegally export “millions of dollars’ worth” of weapons to armed groups in South Sudan, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

Harvard Medical School

Families Appeal Dismissal of Lawsuit Against Harvard for Cadaver Mishandling

Families affected by the mishandling of remains at Harvard Medical School appealed a judge’s decision to dismiss their class action lawsuit against Harvard alleging the University was negligent in oversight of its anatomical gift program.