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Sunnyside, Queens Drug And Gun Bust

Man Arrested; Guns And Drugs Found In Sunnyside, Queens Bust

Police confiscated a stash of drugs, guns and cash in a bust this week in Sunnyside, Queens.

03/19/2014

Some of the 254 weapons that were seized as part of a police sting operation in New York City on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Seen At 11: Are Illegal Guns Being Sold In Your Neighborhood?

There is no denying it. In a suburban neighborhood in Midwood at least one criminal tried to sell a loaded 9-millimeter to undercover police officers while residents went about their day unaware.

09/27/2013

Weapons collected at a gun buyback in Keansburg, N.J. - March 9, 2013 (credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

More Than 10,000 Guns Turned In Across NJ In Recent Months

The most recent gun buyback was held in Passaic County last weekend, where 853 weapons were collected.

05/08/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Kelly On ‘Face The Nation:’ In NYC Crime, ‘The Problem Is The Handgun’

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly touted new technology to detect illegal guns on “Face the Nation” Sunday, while noting that handguns – not assault weapons – are responsible for most of the homicides and non-fatal shootings in New York City.

01/27/2013

New poll numbers show that women are buying firearms in greater numbers than the past. (Credit:CBS2)

Seen At 11: New Research Shows Gun Purchases By Women On The Rise

The latest Gallup Poll on guns says that 47 percent of Americans now have guns, more than any time since 1993, and women are buying in increasing numbers.

02/06/2012

This weekend's gun buy-back in Brooklyn netted 108 weapons. (credit: NYPD)

Brooklyn Gun Buy Back Nets 29 Semi-Automatics

The NYPD announced the results of the first gun buyback of 2012 on Saturday; 108 weapons were turned in at the Bedford Central Presbyterian Church in Crown Heights.

01/29/2012