Crime

Antiq Hennis (credit: handout)

Brownsville Heartbroken After Boy, 1, Shot Dead

A bullet struck Antiq Hennis, who had just turned a year old days before, on Livonia Avenue, police said.

09/02/2013

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

Arrest Made In Fatal Bronx Hit-And-Run

Leroy Forest, 31, is charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident after he struck Abigail Lino, 24, police said.

09/02/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Approves Of ‘Civilian Patrolling’ In Crime-Infested Part Of Brooklyn

Residents in one section of north Brooklyn are voicing concern over what they say is a spike in violent crime.

08/29/2013

Armored truck robbery in Brooklyn (CBS 2)

Sources: Armored Truck Robbery Possibly An Inside Job

The truck’s two guards failed an FBI lie-detector test, law enforcement sources said.

08/23/2013

Matthew Matagrano

Man Gets 10 Years In Prison For … Sneaking Into Jail

Matthew Matagrano posed as a corrections officer, broke into jails and stole about $5,000 worth of equipment, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.

08/22/2013

Manhattan Supreme Court (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Reputed Bonanno Boss Arraigned On New Charges

Nicholas Santora is accused of trafficking narcotics, extorting victims, loan-sharking and running an offshore Internet gambling operation.

08/21/2013

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance. (credit: Getty Images)

DA: 3 Florida Men Ran ‘Wall Street’ Silver Scam

The men duped at least 150 people into spending $8 million on precious metals they did not own, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance said.

08/20/2013

Jersey City police cruiser (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey City Mayor: Crime Has Spiked In July

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said this weekend that when it comes to crime, July has been a “difficult month” for the municipality.

07/28/2013

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

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