Police commissioner Ray Kelly described the grant as a valuable tool to help measure which programs are working and which are not as effective.
Controversial comments made by Police Commissioner Kelly regarding gun violence in the city have prompted community leaders to call for a summit.
The smiling faces of loved ones lost to gun violence decorated signs, shirts and buttons as the crowd marched to Times Square.
Sen. Eric Adams said parents need proper information to prevent young people from committing violent acts and hopes his citywide multimedia offensive will help combat the problem.
City Hall was the setting on Monday for emotional testimony from more than 30 victims of gun violence. They joined Mayor Michael Bloomberg in calling for stricter gun control laws.
A somber Mayor Michael Bloomberg addressed the Evangelical Crusade of Fishers of Men on East 31st Street in Brooklyn.
A pair of New York lawmakers say they were shocked and saddened by the attack Saturday on Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, a rampage that left 6 dead and at least 10 others injured.
Three NJ mothers gathered with their families Tuesday night to remember their sons at an annual Thanksgiving dinner thrown by an anti-violence group for people who lost loved ones to gun violence.
The Rev. Al Sharpton and New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly have had their differences in the past, but now they’re teaming up.