Interest in gun ownership has seen a major jump in Suffolk County lately.
Experts say the county will have a difficult time defending the refusal, because New York state law classifies the data as public.
A 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.
Following the Newtown school shootings, reporters obtained the information by filing a Freedom of Information Act
Frank 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.
In 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.