Boston officers honored in New York City for heroism

One of the blast sites on Boylston Street near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon is seen in Boston, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, one day after bomb blasts killed three and injured over 140 people. FBI agents searched a suburban Boston apartment overnight and appealed to the public for amateur video and photos that might yield clues to who carried out the Boston Marathon bombing. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

October 17, 2013 5:37:19 PM PDT
Two of Boston's finest were honored in New York Thursday night for their heroic actions in the search for the Boston bombing suspects.

MIT Police Officer Sean Collier was posthumously awarded the Sergeants Benevolent Association's heroism award.

Officer Collier was shot and killed in his squad car after the marathon bombings during the search for the Tsarnaev brothers.

Also honored was Transit Officer Richard Donohue.

He's still recovering from wounds he suffered during a shootout with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.

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