Business Latest: A city divided

New York City police officers gather near a makeshift memorial near the site where fellow officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were murdered in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Dec. 22, 2014.
New York City police officers gather near a makeshift memorial near the site where fellow officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were murdered in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Dec. 22, 2014.

A CITY DIVIDED: After two New York City police officers were fatally shot at point-blank range while sitting in their patrol car in Brooklyn, targeted by a gunman apparently solely because they were officers, Mayor Bill de Blasio faces the challenge of reassuring a city on edge while addressing a deepening rift with the Police Department. Read more

DESPITE SUPREME COURT SUIT, POTPRENEURS PUSH AHEAD: Entrepreneurs see big business potential in the growing cannabis sector and are moving forward with growth plans—despite potential legal hurdles. Read more  

FORECLOSED HOMEOWNERS RETURN: If the housing crisis was a horror show, then we are about to see the sequel. Foreclosed homeowners are baaaaa-aaaack! Read more 

TECH LEADS STOCK RALLY; S&P 500 ENDS AT RECORD: Read more