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Riker Island (file/credit: Getty Images)

September Death Of Mentally Ill Rikers Island Inmate Ruled A Homicide

The death of a seriously mentally ill and diabetic inmate who sexually mutilated himself after seven days in a New York City jail cell has been ruled a homicide.

06/02/2014

A community activist was found with stab wounds after a fire in this Jersey City building. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Community Activist Found Stabbed To Death Following Arson Fire In Jersey City

Police in Jersey City are investigating the stabbing death of a community activist whose body was found in an arson fire earlier this week.

05/24/2014

Police at a home in Brooklyn after a body was discovered in a storage container. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Man Faces Charges In Connection With Body Found Stuffed In Storage Container

Police have made an arrest in connection with the death of a man whose body was found in a plastic storage container in Brooklyn on Saturday.

04/20/2014

Authorities remove evidence from a Herald Square Victoria's Secret after a possible fetus was discovered on Thursday. (Credit CBS 2)

Medical Examiner: Death Of Fetus Found In Shopping Bag Last Fall Was Homicide

The death of a fetus found in a shopping bag at the Herald Square Victoria’s Secret last fall has been ruled a homicide.

04/15/2014

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Death Of 4-Year-Old Myls Dobson Ruled A Homicide

The death of Myls Dobson – the 4-year-old boy who was found dead in a Midtown high-rise in January – was ruled a homicide by the New York City Medical Examiner’s office Thursday, according to a published report.

04/10/2014

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Woman Found Dead In East Orange, N.J.; Homicide Suspected

A woman was found dead outside an apartment building in East Orange, N.J. Monday, and police believe she was the victim of a homicide.

03/10/2014

William McCaw (credit: Handout)

Reward Offered In Murder Of Kean College Student Near Rutgers Campus

Middlesex County, N.J. Crime Stoppers announced Saturday that they are offering cash rewards in the case of a 22-year-old Kean University student who was beaten to death last month in New Brunswick.

03/01/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (file/credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Bratton: Homicide Rate Down So Far In 2014 Compared To Last Year

Bratton said the department is on the right track when it comes to homicides. He attributes the drop to community cooperation and technology.

02/28/2014

Emma Gruber (Photo via CBS 2)

Body Of 85-Year-Old Mount Vernon Woman Found In Basement

Investigators believe Emma Gruber had been dead more than a day before police found her body Wednesday at the bottom of the basement stairs of her home.

02/14/2014

Chun Michael Deng (credit: CBS 2)

Death Of Baruch College Student In Pa. Ruled Homicide

A spokeswoman for the Luzerne County coroner’s office said Friday that the Dec. 8 death of 19-year-old Chun “Michael” Deng had been ruled a homicide.

02/14/2014

New York City Councilman Jumaane D. Williams (credit: council.nyc.gov)

City Officials Call On NYPD To Investigate Murders Equally Across All Boroughs

City Councilman Jumaane Williams said outer borough homicide cases have fewer detectives assigned to them than do killings in Manhattan. Williams said the NYPD is looking into it.

01/09/2014

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After Record 2013 Low, 2 Killed On New Year’s Day In NYC

Police said two men were killed on New Year’s Day in separate incidents.

01/01/2014

Police investigate fatal shooting in Queens on Nov. 26, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigate Fatal Shooting In Queens

Police found the 29-year-old woman unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to the head inside her apartment on 52nd Avenue in Elmhurst around 1:50 a.m.

11/26/2013

Reward offered in connection with newborn boy found dead at Westchester recycling plant. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Authorities Offer Reward After Newborn Boy Found Dead At Recycling Plant

Police in Rockland County have appealed to the public for help locating the mother of a Hispanic newborn found dead at a recycling plant last week.

11/21/2013

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Dead Baby Found At Westchester Recycling Plant

Westchester County Police Cpt. Christopher Calabrese says a worker at Brookfield Resource Management Inc. in Elmsford discovered the baby inside a plastic bag at about 2 p.m. Tuesday.

11/13/2013

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