Murder

FILE -- Gun, generic. (credit: Clip Art)

Report: New Jersey Crime Rates Fall Overall, But Murders Up

About one-third of the state’s murders happened in Essex County, according to the report.

04/18/2015

NYPD Squad Car

Bronx DA: Members Of ‘Lyman Place Gang’ Used Facebook To Plot Criminal Activity

An early morning NYPD raid in the Bronx netted eight alleged members of the Lyman Place Gang, on Wednesday.

04/08/2015

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Sharpton, De Blasio Sound Off On Fatal Shooting Of South Carolina Man By Cop

Sharpton addressed the killing of Walter Scott at the beginning of his annual National Action Network conference in New York on Wednesday.

04/08/2015

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NYPD: Homicide Rate Up 16 Percent In 2015

For a city that prides itself on low homicide rates, a 16 percent increase in murders in New York this year is a grim number.

04/07/2015

Latisha Fisher was taken into custody after the death of her son, Gavriel Ortiz, in a Midtown restaurant bathroom on Monday, March 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Mother Charged With Second-Degree Murder In Death Of Toddler At Midtown Restaurant

Latisha Fisher faces charges of second-degree murder in the death of Gavriel Ortiz-Fisher, her 1-year-old son who was found unconscious in the bathroom of a midtown Manhattan restaurant Monday.

03/31/2015

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Stamford Man Charged In Fatal Beating Of Mother Over Medication

A 76-year-old Stamford woman who police say was severely beaten by her son has died.

03/27/2015

Robert Durst (Credit: CBS2)

Robert Durst Ordered Held Without Bond On Louisiana Weapons Charges

A magistrate on Monday ordered New York real estate heir Robert Durst held without bond on weapons charges in Louisiana.

03/23/2015

Robert Durst (Credit: CBS2)

Police Probe Possible Link Between Robert Durst & Disappearances Of 2 Teens In California

Police cars were seen at Durst’s Houston apartment on Tuesday.

03/18/2015

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Harlem Man Guilty Of Murder For Fatally Stabbing Girlfriend, Stuffing Body In Barrel

A 26-year-old man has been convicted of second-degree murder for stabbing his girlfriend to death in his Harlem apartment and leaving the body in a barrel.

03/07/2015

Man wanted in connection with the murder of Oscar Ventura in Mineola. (credit: Nassau County Police)

Police Release Sketch, Video Of Man Wanted In Mineola Murder

Police have released a sketch and surveillance video of a man wanted in connection with a murder in Mineola.

03/04/2015

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NJ Man Convicted Of Bludgeoning Wife To Death Gets Life In Prison

A man convicted of bludgeoning and stabbing his wife during a domestic dispute has been sentenced to life in prison.

02/21/2015

The body of Jordan Johnson, 24, was found in the trunk of his car at 211th Street and Tryon Avenue in the Bronx on Thursday, Jan. 15. (Credit: CBS2)

4 More Arrested In Death Of Fort Lee Man Found In Trunk Of Car In The Bronx

Authorities have arrested four more suspects they say are connected to the kidnapping and death of a New Jersey man whose body was found in the trunk of a car in New York last month.

02/20/2015

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Former Wall Street Computer Tech Convicted In 2011, Bronx Drug Murder

A former Wall Street computer technician turned drug addict accused of murder learned his fate on Friday.

02/13/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Sets Record Of 11 Days Without A Murder

Mayor Bill de Blasio called the streak a testament to the hard work of the NYPD.

02/13/2015

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Suspect Charged In Death Of Man Found In Bronx Stairwell

A man has been charged with murder in the death of a 68-year-old man whose body was found on a staircase late last month in the Melrose section of the Bronx.

02/12/2015

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