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Midtown »

Dramatic Rise in Shootings in Manhattan South, Police Say

Manhattan below 59th Street saw four shootings in January 2015, up from one for the same time last year.

Jamaica »

Jamaica Funeral Home Sued After Casket Opens During Murdered Woman's Burial

Nequia Webb-Davidson 's family claims the grave was too small and the casket's lid wasn't secured.

Jamaica »

Domestic Violence Murders Drop by 20 Percent Despite Spike in Incidents

There were 62 family-related homicides in New York City in 2013.

Times Square & Theater District »

Couple Shot in Murder-Suicide at Times Square Hotel, Police Say

Brandi Quijano was killed by her boyfriend who then shot himself in the Times Square Hotel, police said.

Allerton »

Man Fatally Stabbed in Apartment Lobby During Fight, Sources Say

The man was mortally wounded during a fight at 2819 Barker Ave., in The Bronx, on Thursday, police said.

Bed-Stuy »

City Rolls Out Domestic Violence Response Team for NYCHA Residents

The agency will provide services and resources directly to victims at NYCHA developments. 

Bushwick »

Police Shoot Knife-Wielding Man in Bushwick Home, NYPD Says

The officers were responding to a report of a domestic assault at 1230 Hancock St., police said.

High Bridge »

Man Released from Jail Only to be Re-Arrested for Murder, Records Show

Brian Solano shot and killed Willie Lora in the lobby of 1566 Macombs Road, police said.

Brighton Beach »

Man Jumps to His Death After Killing His Father and Knifing Sister: Sources

Kostyantyn Proskurnyak killed his dad Voclodymyr Yeushchenko in their Brighton Beach home, sources said.

Murray Hill ( Queens) »

68-Year-Old Woman Stabbed to Death During Domestic Dispute, Police Say

Josefina Mendoza, 68, was killed in her Murray Hill apartment during a domestic dispute, police said.

Flushing »

Father Bashes 7-Year-Old Son and Family With Barbell, Sources Say

The Flushing man broke his wife's eye sockets and knocked out her teeth, sources said.

Kew Gardens »

$900K Grant to Bolster Queens Domestic Violence Programs

The money will be used for a number of domestic violence prevention and enforcement initiatives.

Bushwick »

Bushwick Police Plan Domestic Violence Outreach After 3-Year-Old's Murder

"We want to help those people before they become a victim," the commanding officer said.

Bushwick »

Man Accused of Killing 3-Year-Old Attacked Inmates and Guards Behind Bars

He also sprained a correctional officer's wrist while at Rikers last year.

Bushwick »

3-Year-Old Girl Beaten to Death by Her Stepdad, Police Say

Jeida Torres was killed by her mom's husband, Kelsey Smith, in their Bushwick home, police said.