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Prosecutors: Man Committed String Of Armed Robberies At NJ Motels

Federal prosecutors say a northern New Jersey man has been charged in a recent string of armed robberies at hotels in the state.

09/02/2014

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Investigators Sweep Rikers Island; 12 Correction Officers Referred For Prosecution

Investigators on Monday searched about 75 locations at Rikers Island Monday for drugs, contraband and weapons as part of a probe into violence and other criminality.

06/23/2014

Bullying Victims And Weapons

Study: Bullying Victims Are More Likely To Bring Weapons To School

A startling new study Monday showed that students who have been bullied are taking extreme measures to stay safe.

05/05/2014

Keenan Draughon  was arrested Saturday morning trying to board a flight to Charlotte, N.C., after Port Authority police found the weapons. (Credit CBS 2)

Authorities: Passenger At JFK Caught With Multiple Weapons

Police say a Tennessee man has checked luggage containing a loaded, defaced rifle at New York’s Kennedy International Airport.

10/26/2013

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Man Shot By Off-Duty Cop During Alleged Break-In Attempt

A northern New Jersey man was shot and wounded by an off-duty East Orange police officer when he allegedly tried to break into the officer’s vehicle.

08/10/2013

Weapons found in the Mahopac, N.Y. home of Jonathan Orser - June 28, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Mahopac Residents Shocked After Arsenal Is Discovered In Neighbor’s Home

Residents in sleepy Mahopac were talking Saturday about an arsenal of explosive materials, weapons and ammunition that were found in a neighbor’s home.

06/29/2013

A decomissioned tank in the late Jonathan Orser's backyard in Mahopac, N.Y. - June 28, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Weapons, Explosives Found In Home Following Mahopac Man’s Death

Jonathan Orser, 41, of Mahopac was found dead of a shotgun wound to the chest after his wife returned to their East Lake Boulevard home from a social engagement around 11:35 p.m. Tuesday night, police said.

06/28/2013

Sen. Robert Menendez (file / credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Menendez: In Order To Change Situation In Syria, It’s Time To Arm Rebels

Menendez said the conflict has caused a refugee crisis, given rise to terror groups and puts Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons at risk of falling into the wrong hands.

05/07/2013

5 Shot Palm Gun Credit NYPD

More Than 100 Guns Taken Off Of The Street During Brooklyn Buy Back

The firearms were turned in at the Church of the Open Door; in all fifty-six revolvers, thirty-four pistols, eight rifles, one assault rifle, three shotguns, and eleven other assorted weapons were surrendered.

02/02/2013

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Large Amounts Of Guns, Coke, And Cash Seized During Friday Night Raid In Newark

A team made up of detectives from the Newark Police department along with members of Essex County’s Viper Unit collaborated to conduct the raid in the 500-block of South 11th street.

12/01/2012

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Ridgewood, NJ Man Arrested, Allegedly Found With Guns And Bomb Making Materials

Sixty-year-old Roberto Rivera, of Ridgewood, faces several charges, including possession of a destructive device and recklessly creating a risk of widespread injury. His bail was set at $1 million cash. It wasn’t known Saturday if he had retained a lawyer.

11/17/2012

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154 Firearms Seized In Undercover Operations In Brooklyn

More illegal weapons have been taken off New York City streets as a result of a year-long investigation that involved three separate undercover operations, officials said.

10/18/2012

Galioto (L) And Class (R) Credit:NJ State Police

Police: New Jersey Couple Arrested With Massive Amounts Of Drugs, Guns, And Cash

New Jersey State Police have arrested a Middletown Township couple for drug distribution and possession of a massive cache of weapons.

05/19/2012

Viktor Bout, center.

Russian Arms Suspect Set For NY Court Appearance

Lawyers on Friday were expected to update a federal judge in Manhattan on progress they’ve made to bring Viktor Bout to trial.

01/21/2011

A Lighter - File Photo

N.J. 6th Grader Suspended After Finding Lighter

A head-scratching act of discipline has perplexed a New Jersey town. A sixth grade student was suspended from school amidst a very serious accusation.

09/23/2010