Columnist

Kevin Cullen

A columnist for the Metro section, Cullen previously wrote for the Foreign desk and Spotlight team. He was a member of the 2003 investigative team that won a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse scandal. He is co-author of the New York Times best-seller “Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice.” His column appears Tuesdays and Sundays.

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KEVIN CULLEN

The most dangerous moment for police

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There’s nothing more perilous than that space where a cop doesn’t know what he has and a criminal has decided he’s not going back to prison.

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UMass just can’t win

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It wasn’t long ago when people complained that the state university’s flagship campus was a second-tier state school.

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Stiffing the working stiff

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A change in unemployment compensation means workers who have to take time off for mandatory training can’t file for jobless benefits.

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Working full time in Boston — and homeless

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After a fire, Marilyn Dalsan is finding that many of the working poor can’t afford to live in the city.