Protesters used an empty casket June 3, 2015, as they demanded to meet with Mayor Bill de Blasio to discuss growing violence in the city. (Credit: CBS2)

Protesters: De Blasio Not Doing Enough To Curb City Violence

Appearing on “The Daily Show” on Tuesday, de Blasio acknowledged the city has seen an alarming spike in shootings this year, but also said it’s an issue the Police Department is handling.


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NYPD To Beef Up Patrols With Shootings, Homicides On Rise

Crime has been spiking in New York City — with shootings and murders up — and the NYPD is preparing for a long summer.


Chinx in June 2014. (Photo by Brad Barket/Getty Images for BET)

Rapper Chinx Killed In Queens Shooting

A Queens rapper who was part of French Montana’s group, Coke Boys, has been killed in an early morning shooting.


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Teen Shot To Death Near Newburgh Apartment Complex

Terence West was shot shortly after 1 a.m. outside the Lake Street Apartments in Newburgh, police said.



Police: 2 Shot At Deer Park Strip Club

The victims drove themselves to Southside Hospital in Bay Shore with non-life-threatening injuries, authorities said.


Scene of shooting on Bradford Street in East New York involving ICE agents (Credit: Kevin Rincon/1010 WINS)

Police, Federal Agents Investigating Shootings In East New York

Police are investigating two shootings in East New York, one of which involved Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.


Police investigate a shooting at College Avenue and East 166th Street in the Bronx. (credit: CBS2)

Violent Night: 12 People Wounded In Separate NYC Shootings

Investigators say the tally is a very large number and not typical.


Several shots were fired April 15, 2015, at the corner of North Division and Main streets in Peekskill, N.Y. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Police: Shots Fired At Busy Peekskill Intersection; No One Injured

Police are looking for two suspects involved in the incident at North Division and Main streets, WCBS 880’s Paul Murnane reported.



3 People Wounded In 2 Weekend Shootings In New Brunswick

Police are still investigating the motives in both shootings.


The man on the left was shot and killed by what sources said was a retired correction office at the Borough Park subway station in Brooklyn on Tuesday, March 10. (Credit: CBS2)

Family Of Man Shot Dead In Brooklyn Subway Station Calls For Justice

The family of a man fatally shot in a Brooklyn subway station Tuesday is calling for the the retired correction officer who pulled the trigger to face a grand jury.


NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

NYPD: Increase In Shootings So Far This Year May Be Linked To Parole Releases

Shootings in New York City were up 23 percent for the year as of the beginning of February, and the NYPD on Monday pointed to one possible reason for the spike.


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Man Killed On Manhattan Street; Kin Says He Was Bringing Gifts To Kids

The 31-year-old was shot in the head around 7 p.m. on Catherine Street, in an area between the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges, police said.


Rapper Bobby Shmurda performs on stage at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2014 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 30, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Power 105.1)

Rapper Bobby Shmurda Arrested In Narcotics, Shootings Probe

New York rapper Bobby Shmurda was arrested at a Midtown recording studio Wednesday, following a long-term NYPD investigation related to narcotics and shootings.


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1 Killed, 2 Injured In Shooting Outside Flatbush Catering Hall

Quaron Isaacs, 20, of Brooklyn, was shot in the back and died at Kings County Hospital a short time later, police said.


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3 Killed, 5 Wounded In Separate Newark Shootings

Three people were killed and five others were injured in separate shootings in Newark this weekend, authorities said.