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Pro-Palestinian demonstrators gather on 42nd Street and Seventh Avenue in Midtown (Credit: CBS 2)

Pro-Palestinian Rally Held In Midtown

Demonstrators could be seen lining Seventh Avenue just south of 42nd Street near Times Square. The rally stretched for several blocks.

07/25/2014

Brooklyn DA Kenneth Thompson talks with CBS 2's Tony Aiello (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn DA Thompson Talks Violence, Controversial Decisions With CBS 2

From a spike in gun violence to a controversial new police on marijuana cases, Thompson’s term is off to a challenging start.

07/18/2014

Moms Demand Action For Gun Sense In America march across Brooklyn Bridge (Credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers Rally To End Violence At Events In Brooklyn, Manhattan

The parents of a Brooklyn boy who was stabbed to death are calling for an end to violence with a rally in Harlem.

06/14/2014

A view of buildings on Rikers Island penitentiary complex (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: 28 Percent Of Rikers Inmate Injuries By Correction Officers Were ‘Head Shots’

An internal report indicated that nearly a third of Rikers Island inmates who said their visible injuries came at the hands of a correction officer last year had suffered a blow to the head.

03/06/2014

Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

Friends at the movies (file/credit: Clipart)

Study: Movies Rated PG-13 Contain As Much Violence As R-Rated Movies

An analysis in the December issue of the journal Pediatrics shows violence in films has more than doubled since 1950, gun violence in PG-13 films has more than tripled since 1985 and since 2009, PG-13-rated films have contained as much violence as R-rated films.

11/11/2013

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

Paterson Police Car (credit: CBS 2)

Concerned Residents Decry Spike In Violence In Paterson, N.J.

A jump in violent crimes in Paterson, N.J. has led city officials and victims’ loved ones to say enough is enough.

08/24/2013

NYPD Car (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Overnight Violence Leaves At Least 4 Dead Citywide

Violence in the overnight hours left at least four people dead and several others injured throughout the city.

08/03/2013

Members of Grandmother's LOV in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, July 30, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

NYPD Honors Grandmothers Working To Cut Violent Crime In Brooklyn

The statistical drop in crimes is due in part to the two-year-old group Grandmother’s LOV – Love Over Violence.

07/31/2013

Subway Confrontation YouTube Video

Advocates Call For Action After Subway Video With Anti-Gay Slurs, Woman Being Shoved

A video shows a confrontation on a subway train in which a man hurled anti-gay slurs at a group of youth and allegedly shoved a woman to the floor as she videotaped the incident.

07/05/2013

A woman was fatally shot near a housing complex in Newark on May 29, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Woman Killed, 2 Men Injured In Newark Shooting

Laqueebah Murray, 29, of Newark was shot near 78 North Munn Avenue around 11:35 p.m. Wednesday, officials said. She died shortly after at University Hospital.

05/30/2013

Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office/file)

Gov. Christie Announces Plan For Curbing Gun Violence

The proposal calls for expanding government-funded mental health treatment, requiring parental sign-off before minors can buy or rent violent video games and mandating would-be gun owners show government-issued IDs.

04/19/2013

The movie theater in Aurora, Colorado where 12 people were killed is seen on Jan. 17, 2013 (credit: Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

MPAA Changing Movie Ratings System As Country Deals With Aurora, Newtown

The Motion Pictures Association of America is changing its rating system to better inform parents about violence in movies.

04/16/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file / credit: D Dipasupil/Getty Images)

Police Watch For ‘Wilding’ Incidents In Midtown

Police flooded Times Square Sunday over concerns about violence that has historically occurred following the New York International Auto Show.

03/31/2013

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