NYPD: Violent Crime Surges In New York City Over Past MonthThe department says in the 28-day period from March 8 to April 4, there's been a 95% jump in shootings compared to the same time period last year.
CBS2 Exclusive: De Blasio Says Some Critics Worrying About Violent Crime Are 'Fearmongering'Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday told CBS2 that critics concerned about surging murder rates are just “fearmongering” and blowing things out of proportion.
NYPD To Beef Up Patrols With Shootings, Homicides On RiseCrime has been spiking in New York City -- with shootings and murders up -- and the NYPD is preparing for a long summer.
Cops Investigating Series Of Violent Robberies Near Columbia CampusPolice were investigating a series of violent robberies that took place near the Columbia University Campus in Morningside Heights.
New Yorkers Relieved At More Than 9 Days Without A HomicideA 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.
Opinion: President Obama Finally Comments On Hometown’s MurdersAfter months of criticism and complaining President Obama finally reacts to the horrific crime rate and record-breaking murder rate in Chicago.
Opinion: Media Covers Up Violence Of Flash MobsFlash 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.
Long Island Sees Double-Digit Drop In Crime RateCrime on Long Island is down significantly, according to new stats from the New York State Department of Criminal Services.
NYPD Seeks Suspect In Violent Brooklyn Sex AssaultThe New York City Police Department is looking for a suspect wanted for a violent sexual assault in Brooklyn.
Violent Crime Surge Continues In NewarkNewark police say a man was fatally stabbed and five people were shot during another violent weekend in the city.
Essex County Calls On NJ National Guard To Stem ViolenceThere 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.