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Officer Killed Boyfriend and Son in Murder-Suicide, Police Say

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An off-duty police officer was believed to have shot and killed her boyfriend and their 1-year-old son, and then turned the gun on herself in an apparent murder-suicide at their Brooklyn home on Monday morning, investigators said. The officer’s 19-year-old son managed to escape the three-story house on East 56th Street by fleeing through a bedroom window after hearing the sound of gunshots, said Paul J. Browne, the Police Department’s chief spokesman.


Many outraged as accused killer gets new liver

Johnny Concepcion, a New York man accused of stabbing his wife to death earlier this month, just received a liver transplant. Many are wondering how a confessed killer could jump to the top of a long list of those needing a transplant.

Senh: That's a good question. He's accused of murder and has confessed to it. Why not give it to someone else more deserving.


Cuomo Will Recuse Himself From Paterson Investigations

Facing growing political pressure, Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo announced on Thursday that he would appoint an independent counsel to take over his office’s investigation into the Paterson administration’s response to a domestic violence case.


Paterson to Drop Out of Race for Governor

Paterson to Drop Out of Race for Governor

Gov. David A. Paterson, his administration caught up in a whirlwind of allegations about its intervention in a domestic violence episode involving a top aide, is set to announce that he is suspending his election campaign and will not run in November, according to a person told about the plans.


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