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  • William Bratton, 'progressive visionary,' to lead NYPD, mayor-elect says

    William Bratton, 'progressive visionary,' to lead NYPD, mayor-elect says
    NEW YORK -- Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio on Thursday named former Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton to head the New York Police Department, calling him a “progressive visionary” who will fight crime while also easing distrust and...
  • Former LAPD Chief William Bratton returns to NYPD commissioner post

    Former LAPD Chief William Bratton returns to NYPD commissioner post
    NEW YORK -- New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio named William J. Bratton to return as the city’s police commissioner Thursday, selecting the former LAPD police chief to head a department praised for overseeing a drop in crime but criticized for...
  • Macy's may ground balloons: How much damage can a giant, helium-filled balloon do?

    It's a Thanksgiving balloon. How much harm could it do? The answer is: quite a bit. When the giant balloons of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade are tossed by storm winds, real havoc can ensue. The balloons can even pose a lethal threat. Which is why...
  • Jay Leggett, Comedy Actor, Director, Writer, Dies at 50

    Jay Leggett, who worked both in front and behind the camera for TV and film comedies, appearing for a season in Fox's sketch show "In Living Color," died of natural causes on Saturday after he'd spent the day hunting near Tomahawk, Wisc. He was 50. In...
  • Al Ruscio, Character Actor and Acting Teacher, Dies at 89

    Al Ruscio, a film, television and stage actor who was also a noted acting teacher and served on the board of directors of the Screen Actors Guild, died in his home on Nov. 12. He was 89. Ruscio was already an accomplished actor by the time he arrived...
  • 'Enemies Within' sheds light on NYPD's secret spying campaign

    What with taking off our shoes and belts at airports, discovering the feds are hoovering up all our phone records, and watching drone strikes and SEAL raids around the globe, it's sometimes easy to forget that America has escaped the horror of another...
  • Allentown police chief candidates meet with residents

    The final four candidates for Allentown police chief emphasized the benefits of community policing Thursday night as they faced city residents at a public forum. The candidates, who were selected from a field of more than 40 people with the help of a...
  • Supreme Court rejects Oklahoma abortion regulation a second time

    Supreme Court rejects Oklahoma abortion regulation a second time
    WASHINGTON — For the second time in two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that strikes down a major abortion regulation from Oklahoma. The justices on Tuesday turned down the state’s attempt to reinstate a law that would...
  • Marvel’s Netflix series: Nine heroes who deserve their own shows

     
    Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones and Iron Fist are coming to the small screen thanks to a new deal between […]...
  • N.Y. World Trade Center is nation's tallest skyscraper, panel rules

    NEW YORK -- A panel of building experts on Tuesday anointed New York’s new World Trade Center tower the nation’s tallest skyscraper, accepting its spire as part of a design that makes it 1,776 feet high and that knocks Chicago’s Willis...
  • White supremacist takes DNA test, finds out he's part black

    Well, that's awkward: A white supremacist who made headlines worldwide for plotting to take over a town in North Dakota received the results of a DNA test -- and the results say he's 14% black. And this all happened while cameras were rolling. Craig...
  • Four days, four massacres, 21 dead -- and as always, few answers

    If you bundled the attacks all together into one brutal event, it would have been the worst massacre since Adam Lanza walked into an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., last December. Instead, America's latest criminal tragedy has been doled out in...