Shootings

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

NYPD (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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

File photo (credit: CBS 2)

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

Police lights (credit: clipart.com)

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

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit: CBS 2)

Teen, Man Gunned Down In Newark

The victims were found shot to death in a parked vehicle in the city’s West Ward.

09/15/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (John Li/Getty Images)

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

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