Sean Collier

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How to Honor Dead MIT Cop? With Beer, Apparently

$1 from each sale of 'Collier Stout' to go to memorial fund

(Newser) - If your first instinct is to cry "commercialism" at the news that Sean Collier, the MIT officer that was shot and killed after the Boston Marathon bombings, is being honored with a beer brewed in his name—and yours for just $5.50 a pint—know this: His loved... More »

At Service, Biden Calls Tsarnaevs 'Knock-off Jihadis'

Boston remembers MIT officer Sean Collier

(Newser) - Joe Biden called the Tsarnaev brothers "two twisted, perverted, cowardly, knock-off jihadis" during the memorial service today at MIT for slain campus officer Sean Collier, reports CNN . "It infuriates them that we refuse to bend, refuse to change, refuse to yield to fear," the VP said of... More »

Hero Cop Lost All His Blood in Boston Shootout

Wounded MBTA officer was a friend of slain MIT cop

(Newser) - The police officer wounded while chasing the Boston Marathon bombing suspects lost all of his own blood—and, for 45 minutes, his own heartbeat—after being shot in the thigh, but doctors "cautiously" believe he will make a full recovery. Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Officer Richard Donohue Jr., 33,... More »

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