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Jamaica, Queens Teen Basketball Team Dons Orange To Fight Gun ViolencePink ribbons are worn for breast cancer, yellow ribbons are tied to trees for bringing our troops home, and now, the color orange is in use for a fledgling campaign to end gun violence.
Amy Schumer Joins Sen. Chuck Schumer In Fight For Gun LegislationSen. Chuck Schumer teamed up with cousin comedian/actress Amy Schumer on the steps of City Hall Sunday afternoon to call on the American people to help crack down on gun violence.
Marchers Rally Against Gun Violence In Brooklyn A Day After Cuomo Aide's DeathDozens of people rallied in Brooklyn Thursday night in a call to end gun violence, following the death of an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was caught in crossfire.
De Blasio Slams Remarks From Ex-Commissioner Kelly Blaming Him For Violent CrimeMayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday fought back against comments from former police Commissioner Ray Kelly, who claimed that the mayor and the current police chief are responsible for a rise in violent crime.
Chirlane McCray Silent After Questions About NYC's Soaring Shooting & Homicide RateA man concerned about crime in his neighborhood went straight to First Lady Chirlane McCray on Thursday morning for answers, but didn't get any.
New York Kicks Off Gun Violence Awareness MonthThroughout the month, there will be marches, rallies and youth-engagement events.
Prayer Vigil In Bed-Stuy Urges End To Gun ViolenceBed-Stuy United, an inclusive prayer rally and vigil, honored the lives lost to gun violence in 2014, including now-Detectives Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu.
Carolyn McCarthy, Advocate For Gun Violence Victims, On Retiring From CongressIt was a bittersweet farewell to Congress for Carolyn McCarthy, a voice for gun violence victims.
Lawmakers, Advocates Call For Stronger Push Against Gun ViolenceJust days before the second anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut, New Yorkers joined people in all 50 states for a national day against gun violence.
Gunfire Claims More Lives In Newark After Violent Thanksgiving WeekendGunfire continues to claim lives in Newark days after a violent Thanksgiving holiday weekend.
City Council Bill Would Make Gun Offender Registry PublicThe bill would also allow people to sign up for monthly emails to update them when gun offenders move into your neighborhood, officials said.
Poll: NJ Residents Split On Christie Veto Of Gun Legislation New Jersey residents are split on Gov. Chris Christie's decision to veto legislation that would have reduced the number of bullets gun magazines can hold.
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