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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

Rapper Ja Rule (credit: Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

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

Generic Handgun File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey Elementary School Student Allegedly Brings Gun To School

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.

05/12/2011

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Man Won’t Face Charges After Shooting At Robbers With Injured Cop’s Gun

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.

04/19/2011

Surveillance footage of the subway armed robbery suspect (credit: CBS 2)

Devante Scott Arrested In Series Of Subway Robberies

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.

04/14/2011

Surveillance footage of the subway armed robbery suspect (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD: Robbery Suspect Targeting Teenage Subway Riders

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.

04/06/2011

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Muggers Targeting Postal Workers In The Bronx

Each time, the NYPD said, the muggers shoved the unarmed postal worker to the ground and stole a master mailbox key that gives the thieves access to dozens of mailboxes.

03/15/2011

Harlem Shootout (credit: CBS 2)

Report: No Officers Indicted In Harlem Shooting

The grand jury declined to indict the four officers who fired 46 bullets during a chaotic chain of events that unfolded Aug. 8, said the two people, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the secrecy of the proceeding.

03/05/2011

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