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  • Boston officer fights forced retirement

    A 19-year veteran of the Boston Police Department who says she was forced to retire because of a hearing impairment she suffered 14 years ago has filed a lawsuit seeking to get her job back.


  • Police officers walk near a crime scene Friday, April 19, 2013, in Watertown, Mass. A tense night of police activity that left a university officer dead on campus just days after the Boston Marathon bombings and amid a hunt for two suspects caused officers to converge on a neighborhood outside Boston, where residents heard gunfire and explosions. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    EDITORIAL: A lesson from the street

    Posting public information isn't a crime, nor is taking a photograph of a public official conducting business on a public street. Nevertheless, Taylor Hardy, a journalism student, must appear in court Thursday in Boston to explain why he recorded a Boston police sergeant reacting violently to his filming of cops apparently engaged in the people's business on a public street.


  • Second suspect in Boston terrorist bombings captured alive

    Police on Friday night captured a 19-year-old college student sought in the Boston Marathon bombings, bringing a dramatic end to a weeklong terrorist spree that killed three spectators, wounded more than 180 civilians and left one police officer and the suspect's elder brother and accomplice dead.


  • ** FILE ** The Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters in Washington (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    Hackers attack law enforcement websites

    Saboteurs have hacked into the websites of several law enforcement agencies worldwide in attacks attributed to the collective called Anonymous, including in Boston and in Salt Lake City, where police say personal information of confidential informants and tipsters was accessed.


  • Law enforcement websites under attack by hackers

    Saboteurs stole passwords and sensitive information on tipsters while hacking into the websites of several law enforcement agencies worldwide in attacks attributed to the collective known as Anonymous.


  • The FBI headquarters in Washington is seen here on Feb. 3, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Hackers take over law enforcement websites

    Hackers have taken over the websites of several law enforcement agencies worldwide in attacks attributed to the collective called Anonymous, including in Boston and in Salt Lake City, where police say personal information of confidential informants and tipsters was accessed.


  • Hackers take over law enforcement websites

    Hackers have taken over the websites of several law enforcement agencies worldwide in attacks attributed to the collective called Anonymous, including in Boston and in Salt Lake City, where police say personal information of confidential informants and tipsters was accessed.


  • New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady drops back to pass during the first quarter of an NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins, Monday, Oct. 4, 2010, in Miami. The Patriots defeated the Dolphins 41-14. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    Police got 4 emergency calls following Brady crash

    Boston police received four emergency calls in the minutes after New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was involved in a car crash, including one that reported someone "screaming and crying," according to a transcript released Thursday by Boston police.


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