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Man Indicted For Alleged Attempted Murder With Blow Torch

The man charged with trying murder his wife and former boss by setting them on fire was indicted Wednesday by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr.


Jovan Belcher (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Liguori: Instead Of Crying For Jovan Belcher, Focus Your Attention On The Victims

Where are all the stories about the young mother who Belcher murdered? Where is the outrage over Belcher murdering his girlfriend?


White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley and his wife Fumiko - File / Photo: Adam Bradley for Mayor

New Trial Granted For Former White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley

Former White Plains Mayor Adam Bradley, who stepped down after what he called an unjust domestic violence conviction, won a new trial Wednesday from an appeals court.

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New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (file / credits: Mario Tama/Getty Images, Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Kelly, Quinn Push ‘See Something, Say Something’ On Domestic Violence

Signs will be going up around the city saying, “Report domestic violence. Don’t mind your own business.”


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Officials: N.J. Woman Accused Of Attacking Husband With Cooking Oil, Axe, Surrenders

Mauvette Mattandeen, 41, surrendered to detectives around 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, said Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey Soriano. She faces attempted murder and weapons charges, and her bail was set at $500,000 cash


Fire commissioner Sal Cassano, Police commissioner Ray Kelly, and Mayor Michael Bloomberg - New York, NY - Dec 28, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Most Violent Crimes Down, Sex Crimes Up In NYC

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is closing out 2011 by touting how safe the Big Apple is, announcing near record safety levels were maintained in this year.



New Yorkers React To Alarming Study About Domestic Violence, Rape

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say 1 in 4 women have been the victim of domestic violence and 1 in 5 have either been raped or are the victim of an attempted rape.


Staten Island will begin using the devices to keep track of abusers starting next year. (credit: handout via CBS 2)

New GPS Device To Help Warn Domestic Violence Victims About Abusers

Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan is tapping into the technology to prevent women from having to keep looking over their shoulder, if their abuser has a court order to stay away.


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NJ Senate Set To Vote On Domestic Violence Measure

Legislation that would impose more stringent bail restrictions on those charged with violating domestic violence-related restraining orders in New Jersey will go before the state Senate this week.


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Report: Ex-NYC Deputy Mayor Stephen Goldsmith Arrested On Domestic Violence Charge Days Before Resignation

Police say Goldsmith shoved his wife into a kitchen counter after she reportedly told him she “should have put a bullet through” him “years ago.”


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Domestic Violence Homicides On The Rise In New York State

It’s an alarming trend – people continuing to kill members of their own family.


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New York Lawmakers Seek To Strengthen Domestic Violence Statute

Lawmakers want to put repeat offenders behind bars before they cause serious harm to other potential victims.


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Brooklyn Clergy Invited To NYPD Firing Range In The Bronx

Clergy members from Brownsville and Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn got a first-hand look at the NYPD firing range at Rodman’s Neck in the Bronx, where a series of dangerous scenarios where acted out.


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Public Advocate Bill De Blasio Wants NYPD To Fess Up To Ticket Fixing, Other Misdeeds

As if ticket fixing isn’t serious enough, New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio says there are even more troublesome allegations involving the NYPD.


Raul Barrera, 34, was arrested and charged with the stabbing murder of girlfriend Sarah Coit. (file/credit: CBS 2)

NY Legislators Propose Domestic Violence Registry

Three New York legislators want the state to register domestic violence offenders just as sex crime offenders are publicly listed.