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  1. 2 New York City cops ambushed, fatally shot in carRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WLUC-TV Negaunee

    The warning came just moments too late: A man who had shot his ex-girlfriend a few hours earlier had traveled to New York City and vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner. The Pinellas County Sheriff's Office said in a statement that the shooting occurred at around 3 a.m. and that a suspect has been taken into custody.


  2. N.Y. cops union head doesn't get itRead the original story

    11 min ago | WICU12 Erie

    Some years ago I was the municipal prosecutor in a midsize New Jersey town. I had weekly "night court" duties, where we handled traffic violations, DUIs and other nonfelonies.


  3. Harteau: Shootings Of New York Officers 'Outrageous, Unacceptable'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | CBS Local

    MINNEAPOLIS - People are dropping off flowers and candles where New York police officers were shot execution-style while sitting in their squad car over the weekend. Police say the gunman, Ismaayil Brinsley, posted messages on social media suggesting it was revenge for the killings of unarmed black men in New York and Missouri.


  4. After 2 NYPD cops killed, more threats emergeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 min ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    While patrolling a Brooklyn neighborhood Saturday, the New York police officers were killed by the man who had also just shot his ex-girlfriend -- and apparently broadcast his intention to kill police on social media. Liu and Ramos were sitting in their patrol car in a high-crime part of Brooklyn when -- without warning -- the gunman shot them in the head.


  5. Conservatives use N.Y. shooting to bash ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | The Washington Post

    The horrifying shooting of two police officers in Brooklyn on Saturday has brought out the worst in some people. But it also gives us an opportunity to consider how we talk about the way we talk and whether we might do it in a more enlightening fashion.


  6. Bratton Says Debate Over Murdered Cops Is Going Down 'Partisan Lines'Read the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago | The New York Observer

    Police Commissioner Bill Bratton acknowledged this morning that Mayor Bill de Blasio may have lost the trust and confidence of "some officers" in the police department-but said the tension surrounding the mayor's role in the murder of two cops is falling along partisan lines. Mr. Bratton, speaking to Matt Lauer in an interview on NBC's Today Show , was asked whether Mayor Bill de Blasio ought to take the advice of former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and give a speech in which he perhaps apologizes to police for what unions and some elected officials have characterized as rhetoric hostile to the department.


  7. Shake Shack isn't too bad at allRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | Chicago Reader

    It's been open since November, but you'll still find a line at the River North outpost of New York restaurant mogul Danny Meyer's burger chain. OK, the lines aren't the Biblical-length ones you'll see on spring afternoons in Madison Square Park, the ones that make New Yorkers look like hordes of starving refugees, but we midwesterners sure seem to like our new Shake Shack.


  8. Slain Officer's Family Calls for 'Peaceful Coexistence' Between Cops and PublicRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | KSFO AM 560

    Family and friends of one of the New York police officers who were shot dead in what officials call an "assassination" this weekend spoke out Sunday night for the first time since the attack, praising him and calling for calm. Officer Rafael Ramos, who was fatally shot while sitting in his patrol car alongside his partner Officer Wenjian Liu, "will always be loved and missed by many," his aunt Lucy Ramos said Sunday.


  9. These 2016 long-shots think they can win?Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | KBOI-AM Boise

    Politicians who would draw blank stares from most Americans are toying -- sometimes openly -- with the idea of a run, gunning for a chance to take on the biggest names in politics and to defy the odds and end up in the White House. On the Republican side, this crew of long-shots includes former New York Gov. George Pataki, businesswoman Carly Fiorina, 2012 candidate Rick Santorum and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.


  10. Backlash feared over killing of New York police officersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Capitol Hill Blue

    Civil rights leaders Sunday condemned the ambush killings of two New York police officers and expressed fear that the backlash over the bloodshed could derail the protest movement that has grown out of the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. In the raw hours following the killing of the officers, police union officials and politicians accused those who have protested the deaths of Garner and Brown of fanning anti-police fervor.


  11. Troopers hosting blood drive at Batavia barracks todayRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The Batavian

    State troopers in Batavia are joining police, firefighters and first responders from agencies across Western New York in Unyts' Holiday Heroes campaign. Agencies will host blood drives in December and January.


  12. These Racist Cop Shootings Can Be Placed Squarely On The Head of Republicans and Their MediaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Kos

    Reaction is quickly pouring out about the very tragic shootings in New York, and blame is quickly being placed on those who advocate for police reform or speak up against injustice. Actor James Woods took to Twitter on Sunday to blame the Rev.


  13. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo Could Learn From President Obama's Energy PoliciesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    The irony of New York State's decision to ban shale gas drilling is going against the grain of the country and by extension, the Obama administration. History, in fact, will credit the president with cutting greenhouse gas emissions that are linked to global warming by replacing coal with natural gas.


  14. The Alarming Research Behind New York's Fracking BanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Government Executive

    The battle over untapped natural gas in New York State appears to have reached its end. Following an extensive public health review of hydraulic fracturing, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a complete ban on the oil and natural gas harvesting practice in the state on Wednesday.


  15. Kevlar & caution: US police on high alert following cop killingsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Russia Taday

    Police departments across big cities in the US are warning officers to take extra care after a spate of cop killings. Officers are advised to wear bulletproof vests and not make inflammatory posts on social media amid increased fears for their safety.


  16. NYPD issues terrorist threat, declares 'wartime' in New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Mine resistant vehicles, machine guns, sniper teams and aircraft are apparently too "civilian" of an approach for the NYPD police union who made a cryptic blanket threat to all citizens of New York by promising to enact "wartime" responses throughout the civilian population of the city. The statement comes in wake of the alleged assassination of two NYPD officers in their squad car this weekend.


  17. New York gunman boasted to onlookersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago |

    New York reeled on Sunday after the murder of two uniformed cops by a man whom investigators say told bystanders to "watch what I'm going to do" just before the killings. Candles, flowers and an American flag were placed at a makeshift memorial at the scene of the shooting, which apparently was out of revenge for the recent killings of unarmed black men by police.


  18. NYPD officers turn their backs on Mayor Bill de Blasio, saying he has ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

    The shooting of two New York police officers, killed yesterday while sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn, is inflaming tensions between the administration of Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city's police unions. Officers turned their backs on de Blasio last night as the mayor walked into the room for a news conference where he called the execution-style killings of Officers Rafael Ramos, 40, and Wenjian Liu, 32, a "despicable act."


  19. Fugitive evading arrest warrant kills officerRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    TARPON SPRINGS, Fla. >> A fugitive trying to evade an arrest warrant shot a Tarpon Springs police officer and then ran him over early Sunday, killing the officer, police said.


  20. Radio Free Montone: I Send You Glad TidingsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Local

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