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Jersey City police cruiser (credit: CBS 2)

Dozens Arrested, Weapons And Drugs Seized In Jersey City Crime Crackdown

Mayor Steven Fulop announced Saturday that city police in conjunction with the Hudson County prosecutor’s office and federal drug agents arrested 35 people on a variety of charges.

07/27/2013

Alleged suspects wanted in connection with a robbery on Staten Island. (credit: NYPD)

Police: 3 Men Sought In Connection With Stolen Property On S.I.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

07/10/2013

NYPD Car (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

NYPD Surprised By Precipitous Drop In Murders So Far This Year

Even the NYPD was surprised upon learning that the murder rate has dropped 25 percent for the first half of 2013 – coming off a record low last year.

06/29/2013

New York City Comptroller John Liu on the steps of City Hall (file / credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

John Liu Says In Radio Interview That He Did Work In A Sweatshop

John Liu, the Democratic New York City Comptroller and mayoral hopeful, tried to clarify what was a key part of his campaign for his current office.

06/24/2013

NYPD Car (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Man Dies Following Confrontation With Police In The Bronx

Jose Muniz was spotted putting an unknown substance – possibly drugs – into his mouth by a sergeant and two undercover officers on Jerome Avenue, police said.

06/20/2013

Chris Pollak, aka "Dark Guardian" (via Facebook)

Superheroes Suit Up To Combat Anti-Gay Attacks In NYC

With a string of attacks against gay men in the city recently, a group of real-life superheroes is suiting up and swooping in to help stop the violence.

06/05/2013

Clayton Street in Central Islip, N.Y. (file / credit: Google Maps)

Surge Of Violence Has Central Islip On Edge

Three gunshot killings in about two days has residents in a normally quiet Central Islip neighborhood worried.

05/29/2013

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

Hofstra Alumni Petition For Better Security Off-Campus

As many as 2,000 people have already signed the petition to increase security. This comes in the wake of a home invasion that ended with 21-year-old student Andrea Rebello being shot dead by a police officer.

05/23/2013

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed)

NYPD: Stop-And-Frisk Stops Down 51 Percent, But Crime Also Way Down

While NYC’s stop-and-frisk program is literally on trial in federal court and is eating up much of the air in the mayoral campaign, word has come down that when cops stopped doing it so much; those committing crimes also stopped doing it so much.

05/07/2013

Sketch of a man wanted in connection with a sex assault in East Harlem. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Searching For Suspects In 2 Separate Sex Assault Cases

Anyone with information in regards to either of these incidents is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477).

05/02/2013

Evan Kerpen is accused of robbing three banks on Long Island. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Nassau PD: Hicksville Man Arrested For Three Bank Robberies

Even Kerpen of Hicksville faces first and third degree robbery charges.

04/30/2013

Bronx Assault Suspect (credit: DCPI)

Police: Victim Shot After Dispute With Suspect In The Bronx

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a suspect wanted in connection with a shooting in the Bronx.

04/26/2013

Surveillance image of suspects wanted in connection with the attempted robbery of a 38-year-old woman in Central Park (credit: NYPD)

Girl, 13, Arrested In Connection With Attempted Central Park Robbery

Authorities are still looking for a boy, believed to be about 11 years old, in connection with the incident.

04/25/2013

Linden Police think this is the man who broke into a home on Cedar Avenue on April 19, 2013. (credit: Linden Police)

Linden Police Hunt Burglary Suspect

What the burglar didn’t know, however, is that the victim had a home surveillance system.

04/22/2013

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Nassau County PBA Blames Police Precinct Merger For Crime Spike

The plan to merge police precincts was intended to save Nassau County $20 million, but the PBA said all it has done is increase major crimes.

04/17/2013

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