Ramsey was named co-chairman of President Obama's task force on policing. He joins "CBS This Morning" from Philadelphia to discuss the recent NYPD shootings.
Amateur video captured the frantic scene as paramedics desperately tried to save the lives of officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. They were shot "execution style" in their patrol car. Dozens of people held a vigil at the shooting scene to honor their memory. Don Dahler reports.
The death of two New York police officers sparked some harsh criticism from police unions aimed at Mayor Bill de Blasio. Police officers and the mayor already had a rocky relationship. Vladimir Duthiers reports on the intense criticism and the mayor's response.
A community mourns and tensions are exposed after the murder of two NYPD officers. Also, North Korea threatens to target the White House after President Obama vows a response to the cyberattacks. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds.
NYPD seeks to learn motives of man who killed 2 of its officers; falling oil prices prompting increased anxiety in U.S. oil towns; when is a holiday "deal" really a deal?
Community reeling as investigation continues; no initial word on how victims died
The shipping giant expects to deliver 34 million packages today, the most in its history. Also, gas prices stay at a five-year low, down 25-cents in just two weeks. Jill Wagner reports on the day's top MoneyWatch headlines.
America's many oil producing communities are approaching the point where profitability will vanish as the cost of oil drops
Authorities say he stopped people on street before slaying the officers, asked them to follow him on Instagram; had long criminal history
Rudy Giuliani warned that blaming Mayor Bill de Blasio is counterproductive, although he was critical of his approach to protesters
12/21: Gunman said to seek vengeance with NYPD cop killings; WWI enemies turned battlefield into Christmas celebration
The NYPD is tracing the steps of a gunman who killed two of its officers back to Baltimore, where he shot his ex-girlfriend earlier in the day. Police say the killer may have acted out of vengeance over recent deaths of black men during encounters with police; and, for a century, people have told the tale of a yuletide ceasefire soccer game in the middle of World War I. German and British soldiers briefly stopped shooting at each other, met and mingled in the no-man's land between their lines.
A man who holed up in a house and fired at officers was killed in the gunbattle
A group at odds with traditional Christmas displays have placed a "Snaketivity Scene" on the state capitol's grounds
The teenaged son of NYPD officer Rafael Ramos said he did not understand why "everyone says they hate cops"
Some blame the protest movement from the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases for Ismaaiyl Brinsley's execution of two cops
Evidence of Heisman Trophy winner's alleged sexual assault was "insufficient to satisfy the burden of proof"; accuser has five days to appeal
The victims were leaving Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., after watching the Buccaneers lose to the Packers
Cops in several cities warned of a "fever pitch of anti-police sentiment" stoked by demonstrators rallying around Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases
Charles Osgood tells us about the legacies that two CBS News colleagues have left behind. Emerson Stone spent 35 years as a writer, producer, executive and vice president in charge of news practices. Richard Hottelet was one of the "Murrow boys," setting the standard for radio reporting during World War II.
Ex-NY Gov. Pataki, police union point fingers at NYC mayor and U.S. attorney general; NAACP president says protesters don't want this