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Man Dies After Being Shot At Paterson House Party

Officers responded to the Summer Street home Sunday and found Sterling Hightower on the street.

03/11/2012

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Ex-NJ Police Officer Pleads Guilty In Weapons Case

Brian Hinkel faces five years in state prison after pleading guilty this week to four counts of possessing an assault rifle and 21 counts of possession of a prohibited device.

02/04/2012

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Tea Party Activist Pleads Guilty In LaGuardia Gun Incident

Mark Meckler, a high-profile gun-totting founder of the Tea Party was allowed to plead guilty to disorderly conduct after he tried to carry his Glock semi-automatic pistol aboard a Delta Air Lines flight to Detroit from LaGuardia Airport last month.

01/12/2012

This weekend's gun buy-back in Brooklyn netted 108 weapons. (credit: NYPD)

In Wake Of Cop’s Death, NYPD Holding Gun Buy Back In Brooklyn

Those who turn in working guns will receive a $200 bank card, no questions asked and you do not have to give your name.

12/17/2011

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City Council Discussing Proposed Concealed Carry Federal Legislation

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.

12/15/2011

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Attorney General Schneiderman Argues Against Gun Reciprocity Bill

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.

10/20/2011

NYPD Officer Michael Pena (credit: CBS 2)

Stunned Family Attends Arraignment For NYPD Officer Charged Of Rape

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.

08/20/2011

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NYPD Arrests, Suspends Off-Duty Officer Michael Pena On Rape Charges

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.

08/19/2011

Harlem Shootout (credit: CBS 2)

Angel Alvarez Sues NYPD Over Police Gunfire At Harlem Block Party

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.

08/06/2011

Ja Rule Sentenced For Failing To File Income Tax Returns

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.

07/18/2011

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Teen Dies In Brooklyn Shooting

Police said the teenagers were approached by a man with a gun and shot near East 39th Street and Avenue J.

07/16/2011

This weekend's gun buy-back in Brooklyn netted 108 weapons. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Nets Dozens Of Guns In Brooklyn Buyback

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.

06/27/2011

NJ Man Convicted In Fatal Stabbing Of Ex-Girlfriend

Robert Terc of Roxbury faces more than 40 years in prison when he’s sentenced Aug. 19.

06/25/2011

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Rapper Ja Rule Sentenced To Prison In NYC Gun Case

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.

06/08/2011

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NYC Robbery Suspect Stable After Being Shot In Leg By Cop

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.

06/01/2011

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