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Tommy Smalls, 26, is accused in the murder of two Bronx livery cab drivers. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Make Fourth Arrest In Bronx Cab Driver Murders

Tommy Smalls, 29, and three other men are accused of fatally shooting two cab drivers in separate incidents and then stealing their cars.

08/16/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (credit: Getty Images)

Good News, Bad News: City’s Push To Reduce Gun Violence Yields Mixed Results

Desk cops have been moved to patrols as part of ‘”Operation Summer All Out.” Several of the dozen precincts that have gotten extra officers have seen gun violence stabilize or drop.

08/11/2014

Ali Muhammad Brown is charged with the murder of two men in Seattle and a carjacking in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Suspect In Seattle Double Murder Arrested In West Orange, N.J.

A suspect in a double homicide in Seattle was behind bars in New Jersey Saturday morning.

07/19/2014

Crime Scene Tape (file/credit: John Li/Getty Images)

Report: Most NYC Murder Victims In 2013 Knew Their Killers

Of the 334 murders in New York City in 2013, it appears only 29 victims did not know their killer.

01/05/2014

NYPD Squad Car

City Sees A Day Of No Murders Or Non-Fatal Violence

For many New Yorkers, it was surprising over 24 hours — or more precisely, what did not happen.

11/09/2013

NYPD Car (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

NYPD Surprised By Precipitous Drop In Murders So Far This Year

Even the NYPD was surprised upon learning that the murder rate has dropped 25 percent for the first half of 2013 – coming off a record low last year.

06/29/2013

Firefighters battle a brush fire in Queens, apparently set to hide two bodies, on March 6, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Brush Fire Murder Suspect Arraigned

Rogelio Rodriguez, 34, was arraigned on murder, manslaughter and other charges, according to the Queens District Attorney’s office.

03/13/2013

Firefighters battle a brush fire in Queens, apparently set to hide two bodies, on March 6, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Suspect Arrested In Queens Brush Fire Murders

The two men whose bodies were found in a brush fire in Queens were killed for trying to rob drug dealers, police said.

03/12/2013

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Men Acquitted Of Newark Murders, But Convicted Of Firing At Police

Two men were acquitted of a double murder in Newark Tuesday, but were both convicted of multiple related charges.

03/05/2013

From left: Victims Terrance Aeriel, Iofemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS 2)

$5 Million Settlement In Newark Schoolyard Murder Lawsuit

The families of three college-bound friends murdered in a Newark schoolyard in 2007 have reached a $5 million settlement Tuesday in a lawsuit against the city and state.

02/12/2013

Mugshot of Salvatore Perrone from 2001. (credit: Handout)

Alleged Gunman Indicted In Murders Of 3 Brooklyn Shopkeepers

The suspect in the murders of three Brooklyn shopkeepers was indicted Tuesday on first-degree murder charges.

11/27/2012

Newark, NJ - Jun 6, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass / WCBS 880

Crime On The Rise In Newark After Police Layoffs

Murders are up 71 percent, shootings have increased 29 percent and auto thefts jumped 39 percent for the first three months of this year.

04/26/2011

(Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)

New York City’s Murder Rate Up In 2010

The city’s murder rate is on pace for a double-digit increase this year, but New York Police Department officials said, when put in context, it was not alarming.

11/13/2010