Police departments on alert after cop killings
NEW YORK (AP) -- Big-city police departments and union leaders around the country are warning the rank and file to wear bulletproof vests and avoid making inflammatory posts on social media in the days after a man ambushed two officers and shot them to death inside their patrol car....
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The image of a woman escaping from a Sydney cafe where a gunman had taken 18 people hostage captured the terrifying drama that shook Australia last week. The siege ended 16 hours later when police stormed the cafe to free the captives, two of whom were killed along with the gunman, an Iranian-born, self-styled cleric with a lengthy criminal history....
Spain: Princess Cristina to be tried for fraud
MADRID (AP) -- A Spanish judge on Monday ordered the king's sister, Princess Cristina, to be tried along with her husband on charges of tax fraud - making her the first member of the country's royal family to face charges in court since the royalty was restored in 1975....
10 years after tsunami, victim's mom learns body wasn't lost
SEINT PAING, Myanmar (AP) -- Of all the moments to chase a dream, May Aye Nwe chose the morning of Dec. 26, 2004....
2014 names in the news: Frein, Cosby and Mo'ne
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A search for the biggest headlines in Pennsylvania this year yields ... a very big search....
'Undercover' mayor showcases Steel City, workers
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Pittsburgh's mayor has gone undercover to showcase the city and its employees....
1 dead in western Pa. house fire deemed suspicious
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) -- Firefighters say one person has died in a suspicious, two-alarm house fire in western Pennsylvania....
Philly's top cop warns officers after NYC slayings
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey and other officials condemned the shooting deaths of two New York City officers, and the commissioner warned officers to be careful and alert....
Autopsies slated on 4 teenagers killed in crash
PALMERTON, Pa. (AP) -- An eastern Pennsylvania coroner says autopsies are scheduled Monday on the four teenagers killed in a fiery head-on collision over the weekend....
No compromise on Pittsburgh abortion clinic zones
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Attorneys for the city of Pittsburgh and anti-abortion activists have been unable to reach a compromise on an ordinance that establishes a 15-foot buffer zone for protesters around abortion clinic entrances....
Teen gets life without parole in girlfriend's slaying
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A judge has sentenced a teenager to life in prison without possibility of parole in the stabbing death of his girlfriend on a suburban Philadelphia hiking trail last year....
Man sentenced to life in woman's slaying
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) -- A man has been sentenced to life in prison in the shooting death of his longtime girlfriend at their Philadelphia-area home last year....
Family: Missing college student's keys found in river
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Relatives of Shane Montgomery say keys belonging to the missing college student were recovered from a river in Philadelphia....
President Obama says the U.S. government will respond proportionately to North Korea in connection with the computer hacking of the Sony Company that led to the cancellation of its film "The Interview". Obama also says Sony made a mistake by canceling the release of the movie saying we can't have a society in which "some dictator some place can start imposing censorship in the United States." Republican House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce says Congress should pass a North Korea economic sanctions bill for starters.
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