New York

2 officers shot, wounded in the Bronx

Two New York City police officers responding to a robbery were shot in the Bronx; authorities say the injuries are believed to be noncritical. The shooting comes just more than two weeks after two officers were gunned down in Brooklyn by a man who then committed suicide.

Police: Son shot father after allowance row

A 30-year-old man shot his hedge fund founder father to death inside his Manhattan apartment after the two argued over the son's allowance, police said. Thomas Gilbert Jr. was arrested on charges of murder and criminal possession of a weapon in the death of Thomas Gilbert Sr., 70.

Pennsylvania

Trooper ambush suspect to stand trial

A judge ordered survivalist Eric Frein to stand trial on charges he fatally shot a Pennsylvania state trooper and wounded another. The ruling came after a preliminary hearing for Frein, 31, who is charged with first-degree murder and related offenses in the Sept. 12 ambush that killed Cpl. Bryon Dickson and critically wounded trooper Alex Douglass.

Virginia

New York Times reporter won't testify

New York Times reporter James Risen said he won't answer questions at an ex-CIA agent's leak trial that could reveal the identity of a confidential source, as defense lawyers sought dismissal of the case in part due to his refusal. Risen appeared in federal court in Alexandria, Va., to say whether he would answer questions on a limited number of topics in the trial next week of Jeffrey Sterling, a former CIA agent accused of leaking Risen information.

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