violent crime

Columbia University - New York, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Cops Investigating Series Of Violent Robberies Near Columbia Campus

Police were investigating a series of violent robberies that took place near the Columbia University Campus in Morningside Heights.

09/14/2013

FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Relieved At More Than 9 Days Without A Homicide

A long streak of days without homicides in New York City may have been broken Friday morning, but many were still relieved at that the brutal cold coincided with less brutal behavior.

01/26/2013

Barack Obama (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: President Obama Finally Comments On Hometown’s Murders

After months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.

08/15/2012

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

Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash Mobs

Flash mobs were once innocent social experiments, but now are all too often racial attacks. Unfortunately, the media continues to paint a rosy picture and fails to report the violence and crime they cause.

08/02/2012

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Long Island Sees Double-Digit Drop In Crime Rate

Crime on Long Island is down significantly, according to new stats from the New York State Department of Criminal Services.

08/06/2011

Police released this sketch of a suspect in a January 22 violent sex assault in Brooklyn.

NYPD Seeks Suspect In Violent Brooklyn Sex Assault

The New York City Police Department is looking for a suspect wanted for a violent sexual assault in Brooklyn.

01/29/2011

Violent Crime graphic (Credit: AP)

Violent Crime Surge Continues In Newark

Newark police say a man was fatally stabbed and five people were shot during another violent weekend in the city.

01/02/2011

Crime graphic (Credit: AP)

Essex County Calls On NJ National Guard To Stem Violence

There has been a huge increase in violent crimes in Essex County, particularly in Newark. The trend is so alarming, the county prosecutor is calling in the National Guard to help combat the violence.

12/09/2010