An officer fired a shot at a man who allegedly pointed a gun at officers in East New York, Brooklyn early Sunday, police said.
The suspect has been picking up victims in a livery cab, identifying himself as a police officer while producing a shield, and removing his victim’s property while brandishing a firearm, according to authorities.
A Wisconsin woman was arrested Sunday, after she allegedly tried to get into the 9/11 Memorial with a gun.
A 62-year-old woman told police that she was walking past a suspect who was sitting on a bench. As she walked past him the man grabbed her bag, threatened her with a firearm, stole her wallet and fled the scene.
As they rushed to the scene the officers observed the suspect with a gun in his hand, police said. An officer exited his vehicle to approach the suspect and the suspect pointed the weapon in his direction, according to police.
A teenage boy was hospitalized under police guard Saturday evening, after being shot by a police officer when he allegedly tried to steal a gun from a van police were guarding.
An 11-year-old boy faces disciplinary action for allegedly bringing a gun to school, according to a letter sent home to parents of students at P373 on Staten Island.
A government vehicle with a rifle inside was stolen Tuesday evening in Queens.
Starting Wednesday, the records of anyone who has asked to be exempt from the state Freedom of Information Law will be kept secret. But the information will be available for gun owners who haven’t acted.
A National Rifle Association released the results of its sponsored study on gun violence in schools on Tuesday.
The state child welfare agency and local police went to the Carneys Point home of Shawn Moore on March 14 following what police said were anonymous calls expressing concern about the safety of a child.
A Pennsylvania man was arrested at Newark Liberty International Airport Sunday, after security screeners found a loaded gun in his carry-on bag.
Agents found the loaded .45 caliber pistol when the Cancun-bound man’s items were going through a metal detector Monday.
Deborah Farley, 53, was arrested Friday on criminal possession of a weapon, endangering the welfare of a child and other charges.
The incident happened Thursday at the P.S. 215Q campus at Wave Preparatory Academy in Far Rockaway, the Department of Education said.