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2 NYC police officers killed in ambush shooting

Investigators work at the scene where two NYPD officers were shot, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. Police said an armed man walked up to two officers sitting inside the patrol car and opened fire before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide. Both police officers were killed. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The two New York City police officers who were ambushed and shot to death in their vehicle Saturday were “quite simply, assassinated,” and the suspect had made Instagram posts that were very anti-police, the police commissioner said.

Posted: December 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Protesters of chokehold death rally for 3rd day

About 65 peaceful protestors demonstrate, Friday, Dec. 5, 2014 in White Plains, N.Y., against grand jury decisions not to indict police officers involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York City and the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. Protestors chanted and lay down on Renaissance Plaza and then marched to Westchester County Office Building. (AP Photo/The Journal News, Tania Savayan)

Demonstrators around the country staged die-ins, blocked roadways and marched into stores to protest a New York grand jury’s decision to not indict a white police officer in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man.

Posted: December 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

New York race protests vent anger over police killings

Protestors march against a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner, Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, in New York. A grand jury cleared a white New York City police officer Wednesday in the videotaped chokehold death of Garner, an unarmed black man, who had been stopped on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes, a lawyer for the victim's family said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Thousands of protesters clogged streets in New York and other major US cities for a second straight night Thursday to condemn police killings of young black suspects.

Posted: December 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

No raps for New York cop in death of black man; protest erupt

New York Police Choke Hold

Demonstrations broke out in New York City after a grand jury declined Wednesday to charge a white police officer in the choking death of a black man, days after a similar decision sparked unrest in US cities.

Posted: December 4th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Flooding fears mount in snowed-in area of New York state

Wintry Weather

Record-breaking snowfall that buried towns near Buffalo, New York, and killed at least 14 people posed a major flooding threat Saturday with temperatures forecast to rise.

Posted: November 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »