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Gov. Chris Christie with officials at the Statehouse in Trenton - Jan. 17, 2013 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Chris Christie Appoints Gun Violence Task Force As Forum Held In Ewing

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.

01/18/2013

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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

Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch (file / credit: Bill Finch on Facebook)

Conn. ACLU Fighting Bridgeport Anti-Violence Curfew

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.

07/30/2012

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Weekend Shootings Send 2 To Hospital In Paterson

A 25-year-old city man was shot multiple times in the upper body early Sunday.

01/08/2012

NJ Attorney General Paula Dow (file photo)

NJ Attorney General Paula Dow To Talk Violence In Camden

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.

12/08/2011

Newark Mayor Cory Booker

Newark Mayor Booker To Announce ‘Safe Summer’ Anti-Crime Plans

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.

06/03/2011

NYPD Times Square

Police Keeping Close Eye On ‘Gang Initiation Day’

Police are the lookout this Easter Sunday for any suspicious activity related to what has become known as “Gang Initiation Day.”

04/24/2011

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Latest Newark Shooting Leaves Man, Woman Wounded

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.

12/24/2010

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North Jersey Police Join Forces To Stem Violence

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.

12/09/2010

Teen Violence - Graphic: AP

Suburban High Schools Tackle Teen Domestic Violence

Seven Westchester County high schools now have a program to combat domestic violence among teens.

12/03/2010

New Jersey Raids Lead To Dozens Arrested

EAST ORANGE, N.J. (AP / 1010 WINS) – Officials announced the arrests of more than 40 suspected gang members in Newark and East Orange after law enforcers carried out two simultaneous raids targeting the area’s […]

1010 WINS–10/15/2010

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Should Prisoners Get To Read Violent Books?

The CT Dept. of Correction is revising its library policy in the wake of an investigation that found inmates had unrestricted access to works depicting graphic violence.

10/07/2010

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NJ Bill Targets Teen Dating Violence

The mandate is part of legislation that was approved earlier this month by a state Assembly panel. It would also require that faculty and staff be trained to recognize and handle dating violence among students.

09/26/2010

A man holds a gun - File / Photo: Robert Laberge/Getty Images

Another Shooting Rocks Troubled Long Island Town

Since May, there have been over a dozen shootings or stabbings, plus two murders in Huntington Station.

09/08/2010

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Obama: Recent Violence Won’t Derail Mideast Peace Talks

President Barack Obama is condemning fresh violence by the Palestinian terror group Hamas as a new round of peace talks gets underway in Washington.

09/01/2010

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