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Michael Balsamo

Los Angeles
Law Enforcement Reporter — Associated Press
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Covers:  New York City, Long Island, Breaking News

Law enforcement reporter for @AP in Los Angeles. Previously: AP’s NYC bureau. New York/Long Island native. Taco aficionado. RTs mean nothing.

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Mike Balsamo is a law enforcement reporter for The Associated Press in Los Angeles. In addition to covering daily episodes of crime and mayhem, his work focuses on policy and politics in policing and the most pressing issues in the criminal justice field through enterprise reporting and data-driv...

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@MikeBalsamo1 — 2,069 followers, 11,993 tweets

Nov 18, 2017

@buckelseatbelts If you read the story you'd know it was about unfinished receivers, which are sold online without serial numbers or background checks. As it mentions, you can buy kits online to mill out the receiver and assemble it and you have a functioning firearm. No background check req'd.

Nov 18, 2017

RT @NBCNewYork: #BREAKING: A confused driver ended up on a Long Island Rail Road platform tonight, police say  http://4.nbcny.com/3rx4gq4 

Nov 18, 2017

RT @APEastRegion: School safety plans kick in whether threat is in the building or nearby in the community. Story:…

Nov 18, 2017

RT @APWestRegion: Allegations of sexual harassment in California's Capitol shine light on after-hours socializing, party culture.  http://apne.ws/RMVNEKp 

Nov 17, 2017

RT @APWestRegion: A crash sends a Los Angeles County sheriff's vehicle veering onto a sidewalk, killing 2 young boys and critically i…

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