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New York Mayor Touts Record Crime Lows In Face Of Restive NYPD | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.06.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Hoping to shift the narrative from a stormy December of police reform protests and the murder of two officers, New York City Mayor Bill de...

NYC's First Homicide Of 2013

Newsday | Anthony M DeStefano | Posted 03.06.2013 | New York

The Soundview section of the Bronx earned the dubious honor Thursday of seeing the first New York City homicide for 2013 when a 59-year-old woman was ...

NYC Murder Rate To Reach Record Low

Posted 12.26.2012 | New York

With less than a week left in 2012, the murder rate in New York city is still on track to reach its lowest level in over half a century. NYPD data...

NYC's Murder Rate Is Historically Low This Year

Newsday | Anthony M DeStefano | Posted 02.17.2013 | New York

The number of New York City homicide deaths this year, already plummeting to historic lows, is actually lower than police statistics show. That's bec...

After Newtown, More NY Gun Control?

Posted 12.18.2012 | New York

New York may have the toughest gun laws in the US, yet in the wake of mass shootings across the country this year, and continued gun violence in New Y...

NYC's Miraculous Murder-Free 24 Hours

Posted 11.28.2012 | New York

For the first time in well, a long time, New York City went a whole 24 hours this week without a single murder, stabbing, or shooting. Gotham enjoyed ...