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  • Neighbor talks about shooting before NYPD killings

    15 minutes ago

    (AP) TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A neighbor of the Baltimore woman who was shot by a man who killed two New York City Police officers says she heard screams coming from the apartment and saw the woman with a gunshot wound. ...

  • Obama offers help to NYPD after 2 officers killed

    31 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama offered full support and federal assistance on Sunday to the New York Police Department in the wake of the killing of two officers the day before. Obama called New York City Police Commissioner Bill ...

  • Police: Man killed girlfriend, her 2 kids in Maine

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) GARLAND, Maine (AP) — Authorities in Maine say a man killed his girlfriend and her two children, whose bodies were found in the mobile home they shared. State police say 27-year-old Keith Coleman, of Garland, has been charged with three ...

  • AP Top Political News At 9:22 p.m. EST

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list Obama says US can influence new generation in Cuba Republicans fighting to hang onto Senate — in 2016 2014 frustrates US hopes for Israeli-Palestinian peace Obama offers help to NYPD after 2 ...

  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHAT GUNMAN SAID MOMENTS BEFORE AMBUSHING NYC POLICE Ismaaiyl Brinsley told people on the street, "Watch what I'm going to do," then ...

  • Florida authorities say 1 police officer shot and killed

    3 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — Florida authorities say a Tarpon Springs police officer was shot and killed early Sunday by a fugitive trying to evade a warrant. Pinellas County Sheriff Bob Gualtieri said Sunday that police have arrested 23-year-old Marco Antonio Parilla ...

  • What's being said about killings of 2 NYC officers

    4 hours, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) Reaction to the deaths of two New York Police Department officers killed by a gunman who ambushed them in their squad car on a Brooklyn street: ___ "I unconditionally condemn today's murder of two police officers in New York City. ...

  • Timeline of events before and after NY cop deaths

    4 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) A timeline of events in the hours before and moments after two New York Police Department officers were killed in their cruiser Saturday by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, a 28-year-old man who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 5:05 p.m. EST

    5 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) NYPD: Cop ambush killer told passers-by to watch A look at the 2 NYC officers killed in ambush Killings of 2 New York officers trigger backlash Pope's role in Cuba deal fractures Cuban-American flock US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism ...

  • 4 people including 2 children killed at Rockford home

    5 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Four people, including two young boys, were killed in a shooting late Saturday at a home in the northern Illinois city of Rockford, authorities said. Police said a 24-year-old woman, her boyfriend and her two sons ...

  • A look at the 2 NYC officers killed in ambush

    6 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were in their marked New York Police Department cruiser on a Brooklyn street when a gunman opened fire on them, then fled to a subway station where he committed suicide. Police Commissioner Bill Bratton ...

  • AP NewsAlert

    6 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — NYPD: Ambush killer of 2 officers told passers-by 'watch what I'm going to do'

  • Mokrzycki, former AP polling director, dies at 52

    6 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) WEST NEWBURY, Mass. (AP) — Mike Mokrzycki, a former journalist and election polling specialist at The Associated Press who later started his own survey research business, has died. He was 52. Mokrzycki (pronounced mohr-ZIK'-ee) died Friday of an apparent heart ...

  • AP Top Political News At 3:30 p.m. EST

    7 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) US mulls putting NKorea on terrorism sponsor list Obama says US can influence new generation in Cuba Republicans fighting to hang onto Senate — in 2016 2014 frustrates US hopes for Israeli-Palestinian peace Obama offers help to NYPD after 2 ...

  • Obama offers help to NYPD after 2 officers killed

    7 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering full support and federal assistance to the New York Police Department in the wake of the killing of two officers. The White House says Obama called New York City Police Commissioner Bill ...

  • Killings of 2 New York officers trigger backlash

    7 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights leaders are condemning the ambush killings of two New York police officers and expressing fear that the backlash over the bloodshed could derail the protest movement that has emerged around the deaths of Michael ...

  • Christie to Obama: Demand Cuba return cop killer

    8 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he disagrees with President Obama's decision to normalize relations with Cuba and wants the president to demand the return of a convicted cop killer before diplomatic relations proceed. Christie outlined ...

  • Timeline of events before, after NYPD cop deaths

    8 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) A timeline of events on Saturday in the hours before and moments after two NYPD officers were shot in their cruiser by Ismaaiyl Brinsley, a 28-year-old man who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold ...

  • Authorities ID woman shot by man who killed of 2 NYPD cops

    9 hours, 36 minutes ago

    (AP) TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland are identifying a woman who was shot by the same man who killed two NYPD officers before shooting himself to death. Officials in Baltimore County identified the woman Sunday as 29-year-old Shaneka Nicole ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 11:32 a.m. EST

    11 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) 2 NYPD officers fatally shot by gunman who vowed to kill cops; shooter takes his own life Obama says US reviewing whether to return North Korea to list of state sponsors of terrorism Pope Francis' role in US-Cuba thaw leaves ...

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