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Gang Member Convicted Of Murdering Long Island Woman, Toddler ‘In Cold Blood’

Lynch said 19-year-old Vanessa Argueta was shot execution style in 2010 because she had allegedly shown disrespect to the MS-13 gang.


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Police: No Link Between Suspicious Letters In Darien, Conn.

Letters containing powder were sent to two homes in Darien, Conn.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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Sources: Armored Truck Robbery Possibly An Inside Job

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


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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).


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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.


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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.


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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.