Gun Permit Applications Way Up In Suffolk CountyInterest in gun ownership has seen a major jump in Suffolk County lately.
Putnam County Won't Give Names Of Gun Permit Holders To Journal NewsExperts say the county will have a difficult time defending the refusal, because New York state law classifies the data as public.
Putnam County Officials Expected To Deny Request To Release Gun InfoA story published by the Journal News on Dec. 23 was accompanied online by maps with the name and address of each pistol or revolver permit holder in Westchester and Rockland counties.
Reaction Mixed After Journal News Reveals Names Of Gun Permit HoldersFollowing the Newtown school shootings, reporters obtained the information by filing a Freedom of Information Act
Exclusive: NYS Police Release Names, Addresses Of Law Enforcement Officials On WebFrank Shea is a much decorated former NYPD homicide cop who's seen his share of gun battles. Now he's worried about being caught in yet another one, only this time it could be a shot he might not expect.
Movement Under Way To Arm NYC Bodega WorkersIn the wake of recent violence at bodegas throughout New York City, an advocacy group is now taking matters into its own hands in an effort at protection.