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WATCH: Russell Simmons Talks NY Peace Week

Posted 01.25.2014 | New York

January 15 marked the beginning of this year's edition of NY Peace Week, a seven-day effort to tame violence on New York City streets in honor of the ...

New York's New Gang Problem

Tom Allon | Posted 10.30.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

Mayor Bloomberg, Commissioner Kelly: Gun control is extremely important. But gang control and jobs for minority youths are a much faster route to saving our neighborhoods and keeping our citizens safe.

Kelly Defends NYPD Gunfire During Empire State Building Shooting

AP | TOM HAYS and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.27.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — The police shooting near the Empire State Building last week is a testament to how quickly officers can fire off 16 rounds to take do...

The Case for Forming a City-wide Task Force to Fight Firearms Traffickers and End Violence on Our Street

Abe George | Posted 10.15.2012 | New York
Abe George

As a Brooklyn native, I am sick and tired of watching parents lament the loss of their children to blood and bullets. We owe it to victims to give this a try and push our state legislature to expand the jurisdiction of this agency to fight gun violence.

12 People Shot Within 7 Hours In NYC

Posted 07.05.2012 | New York

Wednesday's Fourth of July celebrations in New York City were marred by a streak of violence, with NYPD officials confirming that 12 people were shot ...

Crime Spree Leaves Teen Fatally Shot In The East Village, Three Stabbed, 16 Others Shot

Posted 12.17.2011 | New York

A 17-year old high school senior was shot to death on Avenue C and 12th Street in the East Village at 1:50AM Sunday morning. Keith Salgado was sho...

Carina Bernard Arrested For Violently Slashing Teen's Face

New York Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A young Brooklyn woman with a violent past has been arrested for viciously slashing a teenage girl's face, police said Tuesday. Carina Bernard, 18,...