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Week-431-April-03-2009

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Week 431
April 3, 2009
Featured News
13 confirmed dead in shooting at N.Y. immigration center



A gunman blocked the door of an immigration services center with his car before opening fire. (AP Photo)

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — A gunman opened fire on a room where immigrants were taking a citizenship exam in downtown Binghamton on Friday, killing as many as 13 people before committing suicide, officials said.

Gov. David Paterson said at a news conference that 12 or 13 people had been killed. The suspected gunman carried identification with the name of 42-year-old Jiverly Voong of nearby Johnson City, N.Y., a law enforcement official said ... Full Story

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News and Announcements
Texas cop dies when squad hit by chase suspect

Widows of slain officers: 'You never get over it'

Man in bloody fight with Pa. officer is HIV positive

Top U.S., Mexico officials to discuss drug cartels

LAPD officer accused of lying about shooting

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News and Announcements
Chicago cops protest two-year wait for contracts

Fla. cops post video, suspect descriptions on Facebook

DOJ issues guidance on obtaining Byrne-JAG funding in the 2009 Recovery Act

Officers must balance confrontation vs. compassion

Attorney claims cover-up in Pa. officer-involved shooting

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