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.
The Motion Pictures Association of America is changing its rating system to better inform parents about violence in movies.
Police flooded Times Square Sunday over concerns about violence that has historically occurred following the New York International Auto Show.
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“Now, I think, America may wake up to the priorities of taking care of our kids and making sure that they’re nurtured and feel safe,” Yarrow told WCBS 880 reporter Sean Adams.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said he likes it and he welcomes it, but doesn’t seem convinced that the frigid weather is the reason for more than a week of no killing in the city.
The way Gov. Christie sees it, guns are just one piece of the puzzle, a very complicated puzzle, and that’s why he has assembled the task force of experts to study the root causes of violence in New Jersey.
Violence plagued New York City overnight as a rash of unrelated shootings and stabbings killed at least four people.
The mayor of Bridgeport will sign an ordinance Monday instituting a curfew in the hope of stemming gun violence in the city, but some people don’t like it.
A 25-year-old city man was shot multiple times in the upper body early Sunday.
The city of fewer than 80,000 has had 16 murders since Oct. 1, prompting one city council member to call for the National Guard to be sent in to help.
Previously, Booker said all city agencies would be involved in offering recreational and employment opportunities for youths this summer. He also has said more police will be deployed.
Police are the lookout this Easter Sunday for any suspicious activity related to what has become known as “Gang Initiation Day.”
Two more people have been wounded in Newark, the latest in a string of shootings and violent incidents that have plagued the city in recent days.
Twelve law enforcement agencies are joining forces to stem a spike in violent crime in northern New Jersey. Acting Essex County Prosecutor Robert Laurino called for cooperation after 167 police officers were laid off in Newark.
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