Following More Shootings, Brooklyn Borough President Adams Calls For Tri-State Gun Task ForceCBS2 has learned that the total so far this year has surpassed the number of shootings in all of last year.
1 Teen Killed, 2 Other Teens Injured In Brooklyn ShootingOfficers were sent to a home on Vermont Street near Crosby Avenue just after 6:30 p.m. Sunday for a report of a male shot.
NYPD Commissioner Shea Rebukes City Leaders As 'Cowards' Amid Surge In Gun Violence, Police Reforms: 'They Have Screwed This City Up So Much'"They’re failing at every possible measure to be leaders," Shea said.
Community, Local Leaders Offer More Calls For Action To End The Gun Violence Sweeping New York CityIn the latest numbers released by the NYPD, from July 6-12, the number of people shot across New York City went up 252%, compared to the same week last year.
In Wake Of Continued Gun Violence, Prominent Members Of Black Community Call On NYPD To Bring Back Anti-Crime UnitIt was a dramatic moment -- Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams holding up a pair of baby shoes after a 1-year-old became the latest victim of gun violence.
Black Lives Matter Mural In Front Of Trump Tower Vandalized With Red PaintThe mural was painted in front of Trump Tower to send a very clear message to the president. That message has ignited emotions that came head to head this weekend.
101 Pairs Of Shoes Placed At Brooklyn Borough Hall To Symbolize Victims Of Gun Violence: 'I'm Sick And Tired Of This'Since Sunday, at least 60 people have been shot - 11 of them killed - in shootings across the city.
NYPD: 37 Shootings, 56 Victims Over Violent July 4th WeekendGun violence continues to grip the city. Dozens of people were shot over the July 4 holiday weekend.
Mayor De Blasio Forms Illegal Fireworks Task Force To Go After Suppliers In 'Huge Sting Operation'New York City neighborhoods have been rocked by the blasts for days, and the number of 311 calls has skyrocketed.
Calls Getting Louder For City To Respond To Illegal Fireworks ComplaintsBrooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Council Member Robert Cornegy are calling on the city to allocate resources to address the rise in illegal fireworks being set off.
At Least 19 Injured In Over A Dozen Shootings Across NYC In 24 HoursSix shootings happened in the Bronx, and four took place in Brooklyn. There were two more in Queens and one in Manhattan.
Rally Held In The Bronx To Help Struggling Small Businesses Amid Coronavirus PandemicAssemblyman Jose Rivera and Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams toured the South of France restaurant on Westchester Avenue.
Juneteenth Celebrations Across New York City Expand Calls For Racial EqualityThousands marched through Brooklyn on Friday in celebration of Juneteenth and to continue the calls for change.
NYC Human Rights Commission Opens Investigation Into Viral Central Park ConfrontationThe NYC Commission on Human Rights opened an investigation into an incident in Central Park in which a white woman called 911 claiming an African-American man was threatening her after he asked her to leash her dog.
NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea Pushes Back Strongly On Allegations Of 'Racist Policing' By The NYPDThe outcry is coming after several videos showing people of color in violent confrontations with police.