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13-year-old son of slain NYPD officer mourns father on FacebookIn a pair of a heart-wrenching Facebook posts, the son of one of the two NYPD officers killed in Saturday's apparent ambush paid tribute to his slain father.


2014-12-21 12:23:06 -0700

ADDS BOTH OFFICERS KILLED - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, left, speaks alongside NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, right, stands beside during a news conference at Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York. An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing both officers before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)Lawmakers, civil rights leaders and other officials took to Sunday-morning talk shows to condemn Saturday's slayings of two NYPD police officers.


2014-12-21 10:55:48 -0700

Rodney King tapeLos Angeles used to be a hotbed of racial profiling and unrest. Now Chief Charlie Beck thinks his force could be a model for the rest of the nation.


2014-12-21 08:25:46 -0700