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Items confiscated from an apartment in Queens where Nuquan Stewart, 30, was allegedly running a marijuana ring. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Officers Bust Marijuana Operation In Queens Apartment, Find 8-Year-Old Boy Inside

A suspect was being held at Rikers Island Tuesday afternoon, after police busted a well-armed marijuana operation he was allegedly running from his home in Queens Village.

10/21/2014

eBay headquart6ers in San Jose, Calif. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

eBay Survey: Firearms Are Most Popular Purchase Items In New York State

Despite strong pushes for gun control at the state level in recent years, firearms and supplies ranked as the most popular items purchased on eBay in New York State in a new survey.

08/26/2014

Police found a stash of ATVs, dirt bikes and handguns, and a separate stash of cash and heroin, after executing warrants in Brooklyn on Monday, July 14. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Arrest 3, Find Stashes Of Dirt Bikes, Guns And Heroin In Brooklyn

Information from a man who had been stopped for allegedly riding an all-terrain vehicle on the sidewalk led police to a locker full of ATVs, dirt bikes and loaded guns – and a separate stash of heroin and cash – in Brooklyn this week.

07/15/2014

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