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Armed Individuals Sighted in Harvard Square Arraigned

A Cambridge District Court judge arraigned two individuals on Friday after Cambridge police officers responded to a report of an armed man in Harvard square and apprehended the pair in Central Square last week.

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Police Apprehend Armed Man and Woman in Central Square

Cambridge and Harvard police officers apprehended an armed man and woman in Central Square Thursday afternoon in response to reports of an armed individual in Harvard Square.

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Harvard Medical Researcher Allegedly Attempted to Smuggle Cancer Research to China

A federal judge charged a Harvard Medical School student Monday with attempting to smuggle research from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at the behest of the Chinese government.

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Eyes and Ears in Cambridge

While ShotSpotter is used nationally — in cities as large as New York and Chicago, but also as small as Somerville and Revere — its efficacy is still in question.

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HUPD Annual Security Report Notes Drop in Campus Crime

The total number of on-campus crimes numbered 163, down from 194 in 2017. The report indicated there were 43 reported on-campus burglaries in 2018, down from 48 burglaries in 2017.

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Bike Thefts Up in Cambridge and at Harvard Through August

Cambridge experienced more bike thefts in August than any other month thus far in 2019, according to the Cambridge Police Department’s monthly crime report.

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Rhode Island Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Prof. Believed to Be Affiliated With Harvard

The man — 29-year-old Matthew Haviland of North Kingston, R.I. — also sent threats to a school in Massachusetts reported to be one of Harvard’s professional schools.

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Police at Garage

Police arrested a suspected armed man in Harvard Square Tuesday afternoon after tackling him in the Garage — a building that houses several restaurants and stores.

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Police Apprehend Suspected Armed Man in Harvard Square

Police took a suspected armed man in Harvard Square into custody Tuesday afternoon, approximately 30 minutes after Harvard affiliates received an alert that there was a “potentially armed” affiliates near JFK and Eliot Streets.

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Man Sentenced to 15 Months in Prison for 2017 Harvard Black Commencement Bomb Threat

Phoenix, Ariz. resident Nicholas Zuckerman was sentenced to 15 months in prison and three years of supervised release Wednesday after he threatened to bomb Harvard's 2017 black Commencement ceremony.

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Federal Prosecutors Seek Prison Sentence for Man who Threatened to Bomb Harvard’s Black Commencement

Federal prosecutors recommended a prison sentence of 18 months for a man who threatened to bomb Harvard and shoot attendees of the University’s 2017 black Commencement ceremony, according to Thursday court filings.

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Former Harvard Track Coach Pleads Guilty to Possession of Child Pornography

Former Harvard track coach Walter W. Johnson ’71 pled guilty Monday to possession of child pornography, the United States Attorney’s office announced Tuesday.

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Cambridge Police Investigate Shooting on Eliot and JFK Streets

City dispatchers received a call early Sunday morning reporting that shots had been fired in the area and a suspect was fleeing the scene. Responding CPD officers found multiple shell casings on Eliot Street, according to the alert.

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UndocuGrad

Act on a Dream co-directors Diego Navarrete '21 and Emily A. Romero '21 welcome attendees to the first-ever undocumented students graduation Wednesday evening.

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FBI Involved in Investigating Racist Emails Sent to Harvard Business School Students

The FBI is involved in investigating a racist and threatening email send to members of Harvard Business School’s African American Student Union in late March, according to a student who received the email.

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