CBS 2 Exclusive: Newark Mayor Ras Baraka Meets With Gang Members In Crime-Fighting EffortNewark Mayor Ras Baraka has begun enacting drastic measures to fight crime.
Lawmakers Demand Penalties For Those Who Give Guns To CriminalsIt turned out it was a neighbor who bought the guns a convicted felon used to kill two firefighters near Rochester on Christmas Eve, and now some state lawmakers want a way to jail people who knowingly give guns to criminals.
City Plans To Handle Mentally Ill Defendants With Treatment Instead Of PrisonCiting statistics showing that people with mental health problems tend to spend extended time behind bars for lack of bail money, officials said they aimed to do better at assessing defendants' psychiatric needs and meeting them in the least restrictive setting that's appropriate.
Hottest Trend Among Criminals: The Yankee CapPolice sketches, surveillance videos and mug shots of violent criminals often have one thing in common – the head gear.

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