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Report: At Least 5 Wounded By Gun Violence Across City Early Sunday

Shootings left at least five people wounded across the city early Sunday, according to published reports.

09/01/2013

Flatbush assault suspects caught on surveillance video. (credit: NYPD)

Police Searching For Flatbush Shooting Suspects

According to police, the two suspects shot and wounded two victims who were standing at Clarendon Road and Flatbush Avenue just before 2 a.m. on Saturday morning.

09/01/2013

A Newark Police Department squad car (credit: CBS 2)

Shootings Leave 2 Dead, 5 Wounded On Violent Friday In Newark

Cops arrived on the scene in minutes and found two dead and three wounded, as the cries of family members filled the air where moments before children had been playing.

08/02/2013

Gun Buyback Announcement

Gun Buyback Programs Planned For All Of City’s 5 Boroughs

On the heels of at least four shootings this weekend, 10 gun buyback programs will take place over 12 months in all five boroughs of New York City.

07/28/2013

Jersey City police cruiser (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey City Mayor: Crime Has Spiked In July

Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said this weekend that when it comes to crime, July has been a “difficult month” for the municipality.

07/28/2013

Cristiana Verro browses for guns on sale at the National Armory gun store in Pompano Beach, Florida - April 11, 2013 (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Crowd Rallies Against New York’s Gun Control Law Outside State Capitol

While cheering former Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino and Jeannine Pirro, a broadcaster and former Westchester County district attorney, protesters sang “God Bless America” and held signs for the Second Amendment right to bear arms.

06/11/2013

Firefighters battle a brush fire in Queens, apparently set to hide two bodies, on March 6, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Brush Fire Murder Suspect Arraigned

Rogelio Rodriguez, 34, was arraigned on murder, manslaughter and other charges, according to the Queens District Attorney’s office.

03/13/2013

Firefighters battle a brush fire in Queens, apparently set to hide two bodies, on March 6, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Suspect Arrested In Queens Brush Fire Murders

The two men whose bodies were found in a brush fire in Queens were killed for trying to rob drug dealers, police said.

03/12/2013

Chester And Rosaria Andraka

2 Fairleigh Dickinson University Staff Members Found Dead In N.J. Home

A husband and wife were found shot to death Monday inside their home in Morris Plains, N.J., in what was reportedly suspected to be a murder-suicide.

01/28/2013

Crime Scene (graphic: CBSNewYork)

Report: At Least 6 Shot, 1 Fatally, In 24 Hours In Newark

At least six people were shot – and one of them was killed – between Thursday and Friday afternoon in Newark, N.J., according to a published report.

12/29/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg at the NYPD graduation ceremony at Barclays Center in Brooklyn - Dec. 28, 2012 (credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Touts Record Low Murder Rate As New Cops Sworn In

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.

12/28/2012

Children and their family pay tribute to the victims of an elementary school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut (Photo credit : EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

How To Talk To Your Kids About Sandy Hook, Shootings And Safety In Schools

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.

12/17/2012

Adam Lanza seen in 2005 at the age of 13. (Credit: CBS News)

Investigators Work Around The Clock To Learn More About Newtown School Shooter Adam Lanza

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.

12/15/2012

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

New York City Plagued By Rash Of Overnight Stabbings And Shootings

Violence plagued New York City overnight as a rash of unrelated shootings and stabbings killed at least four people.

09/08/2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Bloomberg Ad Demands Action From Obama, Romney Against Gun Violence

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.”

08/06/2012

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