The shooting at the Waldorf Astoria Saturday is just one of several gun incidents this weekend.
The mayor admits the spike needs to be addressed, and said the NYPD will soon be announcing new strategies to fight gang on gang crime.
The NYPD released its latest crime statistics Monday, which showed there were 18 murders in February — six more than during the same month last yea
New York City as of Monday had gone more than a full week without a homicide reported to police anywhere in the five boroughs.
Tommy Smalls, 29, and three other men are accused of fatally shooting two cab drivers in separate incidents and then stealing their cars.
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.
A suspect in a double homicide in Seattle was behind bars in New Jersey Saturday morning.
Of the 334 murders in New York City in 2013, it appears only 29 victims did not know their killer.
For many New Yorkers, it was surprising over 24 hours — or more precisely, what did not happen.
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.
Rogelio Rodriguez, 34, was arraigned on murder, manslaughter and other charges, according to the Queens District Attorney’s office.
The two men whose bodies were found in a brush fire in Queens were killed for trying to rob drug dealers, police said.
Two men were acquitted of a double murder in Newark Tuesday, but were both convicted of multiple related charges.
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.
The suspect in the murders of three Brooklyn shopkeepers was indicted Tuesday on first-degree murder charges.