2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More

2012 Elections: News, Analysis, Videos, and Breaking on the Presidential Election, Local Elections, and More

Complete coverage of the 2012 election

Nov 8, 2012

Obama, GOP Leaders Lay Down Markers on Budget Deal

Obama, GOP Leaders Lay Down Markers on Budget Deal

President Barack Obama spent little time celebrating his re-election, speaking by phone Wednesday with House Speaker John Boehner and other top House and Senate leaders ahead of a looming “fiscal cliff”...

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Cop Shoots, Kills Unarmed Man in Stairwell: NYPD

Cop Shoots, Kills Unarmed Man in Stairwell: NYPD

A probationary NYPD officer is being placed on modified duty after he apparently accidentally shot and killed an unarmed 28-year-old man in a dimly lit stairwell while on foot patrol at a Brooklyn housing...

Woman Seeks Owner of Vintage Photo Found During Sandy

Woman Seeks Owner of Vintage Photo Found During Sandy

When Hurricane Sandy hit Massapequa two years ago, so much was lost but at least one special thing survived all the destruction.

Cop Testifies in Grand Jury Hearing on Garner Death

Cop Testifies in Grand Jury Hearing on Garner Death

A grand jury heard testimony Friday from a police officer involved in the chokehold death of an unarmed man, a development signaling that it could be close to deciding whether he should face criminal charges in...

Mother Shot 3 Kids, Turned Gun on Self: Police

Mother Shot 3 Kids, Turned Gun on Self: Police

New Jersey State Police say the three children found shot in a southern New Jersey home Thursday morning appeared to have been shot by their mother, who then turned the gun on herself.

Adam Lanza's Mental Illness Not Treated Appropriately: Agency

Adam Lanza's Mental Illness Not Treated Appropriately: Agency

The Connecticut school system unwittingly enabled Adam Lanza's mother in her preference to "accommodate and appease" him as he became more withdrawn socially, according to a state report issued Friday on the man...

Alleged Robbers Crash Car on Brooklyn Street: NYPD

Alleged Robbers Crash Car on Brooklyn Street: NYPD

A wild police chase of a pair of armed robbers in Brooklyn led to a violent crash in which the suspects' vehicle flipped over in the middle of the street before they fled on foot, authorities say.