NYPD Chief Says Rash Of Stray-Bullet Shootings Makes His 'Blood Boil'; Department Launches InitiativesIt's a dangerous and deadly trend -- stray bullets flying across the boroughs, striking innocent bystanders.
Stray Bullet Barely Misses Jersey City Woman Sitting In Her HomeIris Cueto was relaxing inside her Jersey City home on Rose Avenue when she heard gunfire outside.
Hundreds Of Young People March Across Brooklyn Bridge To Protest Gun ViolenceIn the wake of several recent school shootings, hundreds of young people hit the streets of New York City on Saturday to demand change.
Politicians, Doctors Call On CDC To Renew Gun Violence ResearchNew York Rep. Carolyn Maloney joined with advocates and doctors at Lenox Hill Hospital on Saturday to call for more funding for research and asking the Center for Disease Control to take action.
PG-13 Movies Showcase More Gun Violence Than R-Rated Films, Study SaysFlying fists and bullets are what apparently is bringing kids to the movies these days.
Brooklyn Teen Fatally Shoots Friend While Celebrating Video Game VictoryA teenager in Brooklyn was shot and killed Thursday evening after a friend waved a gun in celebration of a video game victory.
NY Leaders Propose National Gun Violence Awareness MonthLike breast cancer awareness month with its pink theme, Congressman Hakeem Jeffries is proposing a national gun violence awareness month with an orange theme.
Jamaica, Queens Teen Basketball Team Dons Orange To Fight Gun ViolencePink ribbons are worn for breast cancer, yellow ribbons are tied to trees for bringing our troops home, and now, the color orange is in use for a fledgling campaign to end gun violence.
Amy Schumer Joins Sen. Chuck Schumer In Fight For Gun LegislationSen. Chuck Schumer teamed up with cousin comedian/actress Amy Schumer on the steps of City Hall Sunday afternoon to call on the American people to help crack down on gun violence.
Marchers Rally Against Gun Violence In Brooklyn A Day After Cuomo Aide's DeathDozens of people rallied in Brooklyn Thursday night in a call to end gun violence, following the death of an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was caught in crossfire.
De Blasio Slams Remarks From Ex-Commissioner Kelly Blaming Him For Violent CrimeMayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday fought back against comments from former police Commissioner Ray Kelly, who claimed that the mayor and the current police chief are responsible for a rise in violent crime.
Chirlane McCray Silent After Questions About NYC's Soaring Shooting & Homicide RateA man concerned about crime in his neighborhood went straight to First Lady Chirlane McCray on Thursday morning for answers, but didn't get any.
New York Kicks Off Gun Violence Awareness MonthThroughout the month, there will be marches, rallies and youth-engagement events.
Prayer Vigil In Bed-Stuy Urges End To Gun ViolenceBed-Stuy United, an inclusive prayer rally and vigil, honored the lives lost to gun violence in 2014, including now-Detectives Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu.
Carolyn McCarthy, Advocate For Gun Violence Victims, On Retiring From CongressIt was a bittersweet farewell to Congress for Carolyn McCarthy, a voice for gun violence victims.