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Staten Island woman who stole $400k from charity for slain police officers gets 2 years

Lorraine Shanley was sentenced to two years in prison for stealing from a charity for families of slain police officers. Shanley acted as treasurer for Survivors of the Shield while pocketing more than $400,000 from them, spending the money on luxuries for herself and her family. The charity helps widows and families of police officers […]

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Schumer urging TSA to speed up bomb detecting

The Transportation Security Administration has tested technology that can detect suicide vests and other bombs at Penn Station and other places, but has yet to put the system to widespread use, says Senator Schumer.

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Unruly passenger on Newark-bound flight barrels into cockpit door, beats attendant

A passenger aboard a United Express Flight from Washington DC to Newark charged the cockpit door, beat on it, then attacked the flight attendant who tried to stop him, reports Gilma Avalos for NBC News. Matthew Dingley, 28, who has had prior brushes with the law, was stopped by a number of passengers and crew. […]

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