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  1. 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia energizes Lancaster, York DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 |

    Shown is the skyline and Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive after sunset in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010. "We can't get the Lombardi, but we can get the pope and the DNC."


  2. Brooklyn man found guilty of all charges in Carlisle shooting that injured teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 |

    After deliberating for nearly three and a half hours over two days, a Cumberland County jury has convicted a man accused of firing multiple shots down a busy street in Carlisle, striking a teen in the head. Robert S. Gilmore , 20, of Brooklyn, New York, was found guilty of single counts of attempted first-degree murder, conspiracy and firearms not to be carried without a license, two counts of aggravated assault and three counts of recklessly endangering another person.


  3. Carlisle man denies being intended target of shooting, says texts...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 |

    If Stephen Robinson was the intended target of a shooting in which anywhere from eight to 20 bullets were fired in his direction, he's not saying so. And according to the Carlisle man's testimony in Cumberland County Court on Tuesday, text messages he sent indicating he was the target were merely lies meant to impress girls.


  4. Two men fired 20 shots down busy Carlisle street when teen was shot, constable testifiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 |

    On the day before Valentine's Day, many shops on the snow-covered West Pomfret Street in Carlisle were busy with customers filing in and out. Storeowners shoveled their sidewalks, too, clearing the way from the recently-fallen snow.


  5. Commissioner urges respect at second NYC officer's wakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2015 |

    In this Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, photo, the American and New York state and city flags fly at half-staff outside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. As thousands of mourners prepare to attend the wake and funeral of a second New York City police officer killed in an ambush shooting, police Commissioner William Bratton is urging the rank-and-file to refrain from making political statements.


  6. Fellow officers salute NY cop's flag-draped casketRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 |

    The wife and two sons of a policeman gunned down along with his partner in a brazen daylight ambush were joined at his wake Friday by hundreds of uniformed officers , including dozens who saluted as his flag-draped casket was carried into the church. The daylong tribute to Officer Rafael Ramos occurred at a Queens church where friends and colleagues spoke of him as an embodiment of the selfless, compassionate and heroic nature the New York Police Department wants its finest officers to project.


  7. NYPD officer's funeral this weekend puts city on alertRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 |

    NYPD officers and others stand for a moment of silence at approximately 2:47 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, near the site where New York Police Department officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were murdered in the Brooklyn borough of New York at 2:47 this past Saturday. Police say Ismaaiyl Brinsley ambushed the two officers in their patrol car in broad daylight Saturday, fatally shooting them before killing himself inside a subway station.


  8. US Rep. Grimm pleads guilty to federal tax evasionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 |

    In this Thursday, May, 29, 2014, file photo, Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y., joins Republican colleagues at an event calling for reforms in the scandal plagued Veterans Administration, at the Capitol in Washington. A hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014, in federal court in Brooklyn, where the Staten Island Republican is expected to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge rather than go to trial next month in a case stemming from an investigation of his campaign financing.


  9. Stop blaming protesters - everyone has a right to demand better policing: Jamelle BouieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 |

    On Saturday, Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot a former girlfriend in Baltimore. Hours later, in Brooklyn, New York, he ambushed and killed two police officers in their car and then killed himself.


  10. Obama chooses Loretta Lynch as next attorney generalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2014 |

    In a second trail-blazing pick for the nation's top law enforcement officer, President Barack Obama intends to nominate the federal prosecutor in Brooklyn, New York, to become the next attorney general and the first black woman to lead the Justice Department. Obama's spokesman said Friday that he will announce his selection of Loretta Lynch from the White House on Saturday.


  11. Pa. baby shower ends in 'wild' brawl involving 20 peopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 |

    The bartender at the Lehigh County social club had never seen anything quite like it. What he called a 'wild' brawl broke out after a baby shower, the fight spilling out into the parking lot, attracting more than a dozen cops and resulting in multiple arrests.


  12. Miranda Lambert coming to Hershey's Giant Center; tickets go on sale FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 |

    Miranda Lambert performs at Fashion Rocks on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014 at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn, New York.


  13. Here's how Pa.'s civil forfeiture law encourages for-profit policing: John KerrRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2014 |

    If you promise to turn a $40 mistake into a six-figure windfall, you might be the latest rapacious hustler featured on CNBC's "American Greed." Or you could be a Philadelphia prosecutor.


  14. The difference between gamblers and tourists in Atlantic City: OceansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2014 |

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- For decades, this gambling town had constructed itself one heck of a tourist mousetrap. By the 1970s, Atlantic City's glory days as a resort town had undone by easy, affordable air travel that could take vacationers to destinations far away.


  15. NYC artist uses body paint to blend (nearly) naked models into famous landmarksRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2014 |

    All rights reserved . The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Alabama Live LLC. NEW YORK -- New York City's streets are Trina Merry's studio, and the naked body is her canvas.


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