Archive for April, 2013

Who knew that this SWAT crew from the Transit Police, just hours after these photos were snapped, was going to make one of the biggest arrests in Massachusetts history? Here they are clearing houses on Laurel St. in the early morning hours of April 19.

Peter Reed, a Laurel St. Watertown resident, moves away from his house as police SWAT teams evacuated residents and searched for one of two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing.

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MIT Police Chief John DiFava is seen one minute after today’s moment of silence to honor those who died in the Boston Marathon bombings, including MIT police officer Sean Collier. The chief received a hug from one of approximately 200 people that lined the sidewalk in front of the MIT police station to commemorate the horrific event. Please see tomorrow’s Boston Herald, as columnist Peter Gelzinis talks at length to the chief.

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MIT Police Chief John DiFava and others visit the make-shift memorial for slain cop Sean Collier at the intersection of Main and Vassar St. Check out Sunday’s Boston Herald for much more.

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I took a position on a bridge over Route 93N on the Stoneham/Winchester line as what seemed to be 100 police cars escorted the hearse carrying MIT police officer Sean Collier. Here are my photos and please check out the Boston Herald on Sunday for much more information.

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Wow. Exhale. What a horrible turn of events, with the death, last night of MIT police officer Sean Collier, just several hours after a healing prayer service at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross. I photographed the beautiful service as dignitaries and common folks mixed with President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama. I also photographed the huge search for the lone remaining bomber. My shift started at 2am this morning and lasted until 5pm. I had never imagined that such sights were possible in an American town (Watertown). My photo gallery starts with Li Jing, the devastated roommate of Boston Marathon victim Lingzi Lu, as she receives a warm hug from Sister Olga Yaqob at the service, followed by photos of President Barack Obama.  The other photos are of the very tense search, overnight and today, in Watertown. There were many people stopped, some at gunpoint, and later released. There were also evacuation sweeps of homes where residents were escorted out at 5:45am, as heavily armed patrols scoured their street and homes. I snapped these photos on assignment for the Boston Herald. Thank you for viewing.

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I photographed this at the Old South Church in Copley Square, on this date in 1996. This was Dennis’ 5th marriage and it was to Victoria Duffy. I was on assignment for the Boston Herald.

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A beautiful Winthrop sunset.

I snapped this a couple of nights ago in Winthrop. Winthrop almost always has interesting light at sunset.

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Some photography fun at sunset near Logan Airport

A nice weekend of colorful sunsets and nighttime airliner arrivals, as seen from Winthrop.

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