Background Check

Rachel Noerdling (Credit: CBS 2)

Rev. Sharpton Defends De Blasio Aide, Rachel Noerdlinger

Rev. Al Sharpton offered an impassioned defense of his former aide whose prominent role at City Hall has come under intense scrutiny, claiming that the criticism has been fueled by a movement to curb his own influence with Mayor de Blasio.

10/11/2014

BeenVerified iPhone App (credit: BeenVerified)

‘BeenVerified’ Co-Founder Discusses Relaunch Of Controversial Background Check App

When two guys from Marlboro, New Jersey launched BeenVerified, a million people suddenly knew a lot more going into that blind date or Craigslist purchase.

08/01/2011

Handguns

Mayors Take Gun-Control Fight To Streets

Mayors Against Illegal Guns started its FixGunChecks.org Truck Tour on Wednesday. The truck will travel the country for two months to publicize what the group says are flaws in the nation’s gun background check system.

02/16/2011

Martin Luther King III, right, speaks at a news conference about gun control at City Hall in New York as New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg looks on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Bloomberg Lobbies For Stricter Gun Control Laws

City Hall was the setting on Monday for emotional testimony from more than 30 victims of gun violence. They joined Mayor Michael Bloomberg in calling for stricter gun control laws.

01/24/2011