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Gunman ambushes NYC police twice in 12 hours, spawns outrage

By SOPHIA ROSENBAUM and DEEPTI HAJELA | February 9, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — A gunman was arrested after he ambushed police officers in the Bronx twice in 12 hours, authorities said, wounding two in attacks that brought outrage from officials who blamed the violence on an atmosphere of anti-police rhetoric.Robert...

Man carrying knife arrested outside White House after threat

By MICHAEL BALSAMO | February 9, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — A man carrying a knife was arrested outside the White House after he told a U.S. Secret Service officer that he was there to kill the president, police said.Roger Hedgpeth, 25, was arrested Saturday afternoon on a charge of making...

NYPD: Officer shot, wounded in ‘assassination attempt’

February 9, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Two New York City police officers narrowly escaped with their lives when a gunman fired into their patrol van Saturday night, wounding one of them in an attack officials called an attempted assassination.The ambush, which Police Commissioner...

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