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Man fatally shot in scuffle with officers

ALBANY (AP) -- Authorities say an Albany police officer has shot and killed a man after he pulled a handgun during a scuffle with officers trying to arrest him for a parole violation.

Police Chief Steven Krokoff says two officers were taking 19-year-old Nachream Moore out of a sport utility vehicle when he started struggling with them just before 10:20 p.m. Thursday. He says one of the officers stepped back from the fight and fired when he saw Moore draw the weapon. The chief says a loaded .22-caliber handgun was found at the scene.

Moore was released from prison in August after serving most of a 2 1/2 -year sentence for attempted robbery.

Krokoff spoke Friday during a heated news conference disrupted by angry residents questioning the shooting. He promised a full investigation.


Firefighters breach wall in elevator rescue

NEW YORK (AP) -- Firefighters say they had to break through a wall to rescue a person trapped in an elevator in the skyscraper that houses The New York Times.

The Fire Department said an elevator got stuck at around 10:20 a.m. Friday near the 11th floor of the 52-story building. The elevator didn't normally stop at that floor, so firefighters breached a wall to get to it. It's common for elevators to serve some floors and skip others in New York high-rises.

The Fire Department says the process took about an hour, and the person wasn't hurt.

A deadly accident in a different Manhattan office building earlier this month has heightened attention to elevator safety.