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Monday, December 22, 2014

Tensions High In New York City After Killing Of Two Police Officers

A man attends a candlelight vigil near slain NYPD police officer Rafael Ramos' childhood home on December 21, 2014 in the Brookyn borough of New York City. Police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, from the 84th Precinct, were shot and killed execution style as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn Saturday night. Michael Graae/Getty Images)

A man attends a candlelight vigil near slain NYPD police officer Rafael Ramos’ childhood home on December 21, 2014 in the Brookyn borough of New York City. Police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, from the 84th Precinct, were shot and killed execution style as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn Saturday night. Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Tension and emotions are running high in New York, after after two police officers were shot and killed in Brooklyn over the weekend, without warning, while they were sitting in their police car.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young gets the latest from WNYC reporter Brigid Bergin.

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