Shootings

A memorial for a child killed in a Paterson shooting. (Credit:CBS 2)

Paterson Parents Say Increase In Murders Has Shattered Fragile Sense Of Security

A little boy playing on a bed, suddenly a bullet tears through the wall, and misses his head by a few inches.

10/08/2014

A baseball bat and blood are seen on the sidewalk outside the Xtreme Lounge in the Fordham section of the Bronx. (credit: Kevin Rincon/1010 WINS)

Police: 1 Dead, 5 Hurt In Bloody Melee Outside Bronx Nightclub

The melee started around 3:50 a.m. outside the Xtreme Lounge at East Fordham Road and Valentine Avenue, just blocks from the Fordham University campus, police said.

10/05/2014

Police cordon off an area where a bus was struck by a bullet in Newark. (credit: CBS 2)

2 Killed, 1 Hospitalized Following Separate Newark Shootings

Two men were killed and another was hospitalized following separate shootings in Newark. But authorities say it doesn’t appear that the incidents are connected.

09/06/2014

NYPD Commissioner Commissioner Bill Bratton on Thursday, Aug. 28. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton: NYC Crime Is Down, Media Hype Is Not True

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday that he absolutely wants to rebut the terror the news media has created about crime.

08/28/2014

Scene of shooting that injured two men in Flatbush on Aug. 23, 2014 (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Violent Night In New York City After 4 Shot In 3 Incidents

One of the shootings happened around 12:30 a.m. in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn.

08/23/2014

FILE -- This gun was used in an Upper East Side pharmacy robbery in May 2014, police said. (credit: NYPD)

City Council Bill Would Make Gun Offender Registry Public

The bill would also allow people to sign up for monthly emails to update them when gun offenders move into your neighborhood, officials said.

08/21/2014

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

After Bloody Weekend, De Blasio Says NYPD To ‘Aggressively’ Tackle Gun Violence

Twenty-three people were shot over the weekend, two fatally, according to the NYPD.

08/18/2014

Police investigate a double homicide at Broadway and 151st Street in Harlem on Aug. 17, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Police: 2 Killed In Shooting Outside Hamilton Heights Deli

Kenny Jimenez, 21, and Francisco Mercedez, 29, were at Broadway and West 151st Street just before 3 a.m. when a white sedan pulled up and someone opened fire, police said.

08/17/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

Police Seek Suspects In Fatal Plainfield Shooting

Authorities are looking for several suspects in a shootout in Plainfield that left a 20-year-old man dead and three others injured.

08/17/2014

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

Brooklyn DA Kenneth Thompson talks with CBS 2's Tony Aiello (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn DA Thompson Talks Violence, Controversial Decisions With CBS 2

From a spike in gun violence to a controversial new police on marijuana cases, Thompson’s term is off to a challenging start.

07/18/2014

Genesis Rincon, 12, was shot while riding her scooter in Paterson. (Credit: Facebook)

Paterson Residents, Family Of 12-Year-Old Killed By Stray Bullet Call For Safer Streets

Hundreds of people gathered outside Paterson City Hall on Tuesday night to demand justice and safer streets after a 12-year-old girl was fatally shot by a stray bullet while riding her scooter.

07/08/2014

Genesis Rincon, 12, was shot while riding her scooter in Paterson. (Credit: Facebook)

12-Year-Old Girl Brain Dead After Being Struck By Stray Bullet In Paterson

A 12-year-old girl who was gunned down while riding a scooter with friends was on life support, on Sunday night.

07/06/2014

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

2 Killed, 4 Injured In Bridgeport Shootings

Six people were shot, two fatally, in three overnight shootings in Bridgeport, police said.

07/06/2014

Police lights (credit: ClipArt.com)

Police: Man Shot Dead In Staten Island

Police responded to a 911 call just after 5 a.m. in front of 367 Britton Avenue in Clifton and found the victim unconscious and unresponsive with a gunshot wound to his head.

07/06/2014

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