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Police Comb Mountains for Suspected Cop-Killer

In his manifesto he declared war on the LAPD. Over 100 police officers are combing the mountains for him. The vowed to drive him from them or find him before stopping their search.

Record-Breaking Blizzard Set to Blanket Northeastern States

Schools have cancelled classes, stores have been bombarded and people in over seven states have been warned to batten down the hatches. Included in those states are New York and New Jersey, some areas of which have yet to recover from hurricane Sandy.

How To Fly for Almost Free

There’s a catch, you can’t afford this method if you’re a broke college student.