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Wigglesworth Car Crash
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Car Crashes in Harvard Yard, Nearly Striking Several Students

A man who “appeared to be under the influence” drove his vehicle into Harvard Yard, nearly striking several people and ending in a car crash Wednesday night, per Harvard police spokesperson Steven G. Catalano.

Stabbing Near Mather
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Stabbing Near Mather

A woman sustained non life-threatening injuries in a stabbing near Mather House last Friday night.

Stabbing near Mather House
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Police Searching for 3 Male Suspects After Stabbing Near Mather House Friday Night

Cambridge police are searching for three unidentified male suspects involved in a stabbing that occurred near Mather House Friday night.

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court
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Judges Skeptical as Lieber Reiterates Harvard Should Pay His Legal Fees in Appeal Hearing

Justices on the Supreme Judicial Court appeared skeptical Wednesday as lawyers for former Harvard Chemistry chair Charles M. Lieber — who is preparing for trial on federal criminal charges — argued on appeal that Harvard should be obligated to pay for his legal defense.

HUPD Annual Security Report 2021
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Harvard Saw Decrease in Total Crimes and Sexual Assaults, Increase in Burglaries During 2020

The total number of reported crimes in 2020 was 178, down from the 220 total crimes reported in 2019. On-campus crimes also saw a 14 percent decrease in 2020 — when college students were sent home in March, and only freshmen were invited to live back on campus in the fall.

Harvard Kennedy School
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HKS Researchers Find Decrease In Civilian Crime Reporting Following Murder of George Floyd

Harvard Kennedy School researchers found a significant decrease in civilian engagement with police following the murder of George Floyd by police in May 2020.

HKS Equity Coalition
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Kennedy School Lab to Launch Alternative 911 Response Initiative in Five Jurisdictions

Harvard Kennedy School’s Government Performance Lab announced last week the selection of five areas that will participate in a new initiative aimed at implementing alternative responses to non-violent 911 calls.

HUPD Arrests Data 2021
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HUPD Arresting Black People at Disproportionate Rate, New Data Shows

The Harvard University Police Department has been arresting Black people at a disproportionate rate compared to the general population over the last three years, according to data from the department’s new workload and crime dashboard.

HSQ Assaults
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HSQ Assaults

Three Harvard affiliates were assaulted in separate incidents in the past week. One assault took place on the corner of Flagg and Banks Streets, near Mather House.

HSQ Assaults
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Three Harvard Affiliates Assaulted in Separate Harvard Square Incidents

Three Harvard affiliates were separately assaulted near Harvard Square in the past week, though none required medical attention, according to police.

Rosovsky Hall
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HUPD Investigating Two Vandalism Incidents at Harvard Hillel Amid Nationwide Rise in Anti-Semitism

The Harvard University Police Department is investigating two incidents of vandalism at the Harvard Hillel building that occurred within two weeks of each other in late May and sparked forceful emails from administrators.

Rush in the Streets
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Pedestrian Suffers Serious Injuries in Memorial Drive Crash on Monday

A driver struck a pedestrian on Memorial Drive near Dunster House around 9 p.m. Monday, resulting in serious injuries to the pedestrian.

Empty Cambridge 10
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Harvard Affiliates Report Being Victims of Anti-Asian Attacks

As violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders has spiked since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic, two Harvard affiliates said they experienced verbal and physical attacks in Cambridge.

Harvard Business School
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Experts Weigh In on Fallout From HBS Data Breach

Following a data breach of the Harvard Business School’s secure file transfer system in December, experts said they foresee ongoing consequences for the system’s users.

Cambridge Police
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Cambridge Serious Crime Increased by 8 Percent in 2020

The City of Cambridge experienced an 8 percent increase in serious crimes last year compared to 2019, according to a report published by the city Friday.

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