As he swore in the NYPD’s newest class of recruits Friday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city’s murder rate is at an all-time low. There were 414 of them so far in 2012, the lowest number since record-keeping began in 1963.
The Couch turned to psychologist Susan Bartell for advice onhow to talk to your kids about what happened in Newtown, Conn.,, and what to say to make them feel safe.
Investigators were trying to learn more about Adam Lanza and questioned his older brother, who was not believed to have been involved in the rampage at Sandy Hook Elementary. Police shed no light on the motive for the second-deadliest school shooting in U.S. history.
Violence plagued New York City overnight as a rash of unrelated shootings and stabbings killed at least four people.
It’s part of a campaign by the Mayors Against Illegal Guns called “Demand A Plan” which is pushing the presidential candidates to “detail specific plans to prevent the gun violence.”
Mayor Bloomberg wants more federal involvement in gun control enforcement and a loophole addressed involving gun shows.
Murders are up 71 percent, shootings have increased 29 percent and auto thefts jumped 39 percent for the first three months of this year.
The NYPD was ordered to hand over more than a decade’s worth of internal reports on shootings that include details from witnesses and the officers’ first-hand accounts.
Two New Haven men have been killed and a third man injured in what police say was a shooting at a house known for drug use and dealing.
Eight people were killed by officers in the nation’s largest police department and 16 were wounded in police gunfire, a record low.
Two teens have been killed in separate early morning incidents. Police responding to a call shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday at West 186th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue found a 16-year-old boy with head trauma and stab wounds to his torso.
Newark police say a man was fatally stabbed and five people were shot during another violent weekend in the city.
Newark police say three people were wounded this weekend in a shooting in the city’s West Ward.
But none of the wounds were considered life-threatening.
Shootings. Carjackings. Robberies. Crime in Newark is on the rise and is showing no signs of slowing down, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reports.
Two more people have been wounded in Newark, the latest in a string of shootings and violent incidents that have plagued the city in recent days.