Shots fired on Los Angeles police car; no one hurt

Dec 30, 2014

Shots fired on Los Angeles police car; no one hurt

A man fired a rifle at two Los Angeles officers in a patrol car, but no one was injured in the attack that comes amid tension nationwide between police and protesters rallying against their tactics. LAPD spokeswoman Officer Nuria Venegas said Monday that one ...

Dec 24, 2014

AP sources: NYC Rep. Grimm to plead guilty to tax evasion

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm was expected to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge Tuesday, people familiar with the plea negotiations said, but it was unclear what would become of his congressional career. Grimm was due in a Brooklyn federal court Tuesday on ...

Dec 24, 2014

Southwest jet loses winglet in LaGuardia brush up

Some Christmas fliers got their wings clipped — literally. Two jets at New York’s LaGuardia Airport got a little too close for comfort Tuesday morning, with one ripping the wingtip off the other. No passengers on either plane were injured. American Airlines Flight 1104 ...

Dec 24, 2014

Activist protesters defy New York City call for moratorium

A national coalition of activists on Tuesday rejected calls to suspend anti-police protests in New York after two officers were murdered and called for a mass demonstration on New Year’s Eve. America’s largest city has been left in shock by the killings of Wenjian ...

Jets speak out about slain officers

Dec 22, 2014

Jets speak out about slain officers

Sheldon Richardson was stunned when he heard the news Saturday that two New York City police officers were killed in the line of duty. The New York Jets defensive lineman who has been critical of law enforcement in the past spoke out Sunday in ...

In wake of fatal ambush, New York police on edge

Dec 22, 2014

In wake of fatal ambush, New York police on edge

On Dec. 13, as thousands of protesters mobbed the New York streets, Yuseff Hamm, an NYPD police officer, was monitoring the demonstrations from a mobile command unit near the Brooklyn Bridge. As the protest drew near, Hamm and his fellow officers could hear the ...

NYPD: Cop ambush killer told passers-by to watch

Dec 22, 2014

NYPD: Cop ambush killer told passers-by to watch

The gunman who fatally ambushed two New York City police officers in their squad car had a long criminal record, a hatred for police and the government and an apparent history of mental instability that included an attempt to hang himself a year ago, ...

Dec 21, 2014

Crime in New York drops

Even as New York’s police department takes heat for its tactics in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man, year-end crime statistics show two clear trends: Low-level arrests are holding steady and overall crime continues to fall. The numbers could be seen as ...

Dec 21, 2014

Gunman kills two New York police officers, commits suicide

An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, shooting both of them fatally before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said. The shooting took place in ...