New York has one of the strongest concealed weapons laws in the country, but a proposed federal law would allow those with concealed permits in one state to travel with their guns to another.
Schneiderman says the bill would force states like New York with tougher handgun restrictions to allow visitors to carry their weapons obtained in other states with weaker laws.
Police said the alleged rape happened Friday morning behind an apartment building in Inwood. Pena, drunk and in plain clothes, asked a woman for directions, police say.
Michael Pena, an officer since 2008, has been suspended without pay after the alleged incident in which a 25-year-old teacher said she was raped in Inwood.
Angel Alvarez suffered 27 bullet wounds during the chaos in Harlem, which began when he got into a fistfight with a neighborhood rival, and escalated when the other man pulled out a pistol.
The platinum-selling rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, admitted in March that he failed to pay taxes on more than $3 million that he earned between 2004 and 2006 while living in Saddle River.
Police said the teenagers were approached by a man with a gun and shot near East 39th Street and Avenue J.
Twenty-three semi-automatic weapons, including a fully-loaded Tec-9, were turned in Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Brownsville. There also were 31 revolvers, seven rifles and shotguns and 10 zip or starter guns.
Robert Terc of Roxbury faces more than 40 years in prison when he’s sentenced Aug. 19.
The platinum-selling rapper and actor was sentenced Wednesday to up to 2 years in prison. He pleaded guilty in December to attempted criminal weapon possession.
Police said a witness told them he was approached by a man who appeared to have a gun on a Brooklyn street. When officers located the suspect, Andrew Raphael, they told him to stop.
Authorities said another student saw the boy remove the weapon from his book bag on a school bus on their way to Central Middle School.
Police said the wounded officer was shot in the shoulder when four men tried to rob the business. The officer worked for the Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority. He was hospitalized in stable condition.
Police said Scott, 17, is responsible for at least seven robberies in upper and lower Manhattan. Scott would allegedly try to talk to his teenage victims before robbing them of their iPods and cell phones.
According to detectives, he follows his victims from the train onto the platform or street, engaging them in conversation before displaying a gun or a knife.