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NYC Rise In Shootings

Amid Dramatic Spike In Shootings, Poll Shows New Yorkers Want More Cops

Prince Joshua “PJ” Avitto was stabbed to death while in the elevator with his friend Mikayla Capers, 7, who was also attacked.

06/12/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton (Credit: Getty Images)

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton: More Cops Hitting Streets To Counter Spike In Shooting Victims

According to CompStat figures, 129 people were shot last month, a 43 percent increase over the same period last year.

06/10/2014

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Police: 2 Women Injured In Suffolk County Shooting

The victims were standing on South 19th Street in Wyandanch early Sunday morning when an unknown person fired two shots, police said.

06/08/2014

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Cops: 3 Shot, 1 Fatally, In Bedford-Stuyvesant

A man was killed and two other people were injured during a shooting early Sunday morning in Brooklyn, police said.

06/08/2014

2 Dead, 1 Injured In Separate Newark Shootings

The shootings happened about a mile apart during a two-hour span on Friday afternoon, but it doesn’t appear that the incidents are connected, according to Essex County authorities.

06/07/2014

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1010 WINS: Several Injured In Weekend Shootings In NYC

At least 13 people were wounded in nine separate shootings over the weekend across the city.

06/01/2014

Police investigate a fatal shooting in Newark, N.J., on Dec. 25, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Aims To Cut Gun Violence With New Initiative

Acting Attorney General John Hoffman on Wednesday announced a strategy that will target Newark’s most violent neighborhoods, WCBS 880’s Levon Putney reported.

04/16/2014

Frazier Glenn Cross, accused of killing three people outside of Jewish sites near Kansas City, is seen in police custody, April 13, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Say Hate Motivated Kansas City Shooting At Jewish Center

Frazier Glenn Cross, of Aurora, Mo., was booked into Johnson County jail on a preliminary charge of first-degree murder after the attacks Sunday in Overland Park.

04/14/2014

Police tape blocks off the scene of a triple shooting in East Flatbush, Brooklyn, on April 6, 2014. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

3 Men Shot In East Flatbush

A police spokesman said a man has been taken into custody and his gun was retrieved.

04/06/2014

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NYPD’s Operation Crew Cut Leads To 10 More Arrests Of Suspected Gang Members

Including the final phase of Operation Crew Cut, a total of 50 members or leaders of four violent gangs have been charged with murder, assault, narcotics possession and on gun-related crimes, according to authorities.

03/03/2014

Police recovered this gun from the scene of a police involved shooting in Brownsville. (Credit DCPI)

New York City On Track For Record Low Number Of Murders, Shootings In 2013

According to officials, there have been 329 murders through Dec. 22, compared with 413 in 2012, a 20.3 percent decrease.

12/23/2013

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2 Fatally Shot In Newark

The victims have been identified as Tariq Romane, 21, and Rahmel Johnson, 20, both of Newark.

11/19/2013

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

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

At Least 3 Killed In 12 Hours In Bronx Shootings

At least three people were killed between Friday evening and Saturday morning in shootings in the Bronx.

10/19/2013

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1 Killed, 3 Injured In Newark Shootings

Both shootings occurred around 7:30 p.m. Saturday, but they do not appear to be related.

10/06/2013

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