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Jamaica »

City Battling Domestic Abuse Spike With Nail Salon, Grocery Store Outreach

There were 60,000 more domestic violence cases in 2013 compared to 2002.

St. George »

Borough President Oddo Donates Cell Phones to Domestic Violence Victims

After a yearlong drive at Borough Hall, Oddo donated more than 80 cell phones to Safe Horizon.

Bed-Stuy »

Man's Crusade Against Domestic Violence Inspired by Murdered Sister

Kirt Gonzales' sister, Sellis Gonzales, was murdered by her abusive boyfriend last fall.

Bed-Stuy »

Men to 'Pamper' Victims of Domestic Violence in Bed-Stuy for Mother's Day

Jericho Road invited 20 women for a day of pampering in Bed-Stuy.

Morris Heights »

Domestic Violence Victims Wait Up to a Decade for Emergency NYCHA Housing

Nearly 500 survivors are on the list for housing because they were abused, the agency said.

Greenwich Village »

Man Chases Mugger Through Subway Tunnel to Retrieve $94, Lighter

The victim chased the accused thief underground from station to station.

Jamaica »

Man Killed Daughters Because He 'Didn't Have Car Seats' for Them, DA Says

Miguel Mejia-Ramos said he wanted to take his daughters with him after killing his wife, the DA said.

Jamaica »

Funeral Services Held for Mom and Daughters Who Were Murdered

Members of the family's church raised money to have them buried in Guatemala.

Jamaica »

Queens Man Suspected of Killing Wife and Daughters in Custody in Texas

Miguel Mejia-Ramos, 28, was stopped by marshals as he was driving in Schulenburg, Texas, police said.

Greenwich Village »

Drunk Driver Crashes Into Parked Police Car on W. Side Highway, Police Say

The police car was pulled over and had its rooftop lights flashing, the NYPD said.

St. George »

City Breaks Ground on Staten Island Family Justice Center

The city broke ground on the $3.1 million Family Justice Center in Staten Island on Thursday.

South Jamaica »

Jealousy Sparked Polyamorous Couple to Torture Harlem Mom, Court Docs Show

Devonnee Wilkerson said she became angry when Sheryl Outerbridge crossed the line in their arrangement.

South Jamaica »

Family and Friends Mourn Death of Kidnapped Harlem Mom

Friends and relatives gathered to mourn Sheryl Outerbridge in Harlem.

Ozone Park »

Ozone Park Man Kills Wife in Murder-Suicide Attempt, Sources Say

A man stabbed his wife to death in their Ozone Park home Friday morning, sources said.

Bed-Stuy »

Mom Was Killed After Boyfriend Sent Kids to Buy Takeout Food, Cops Say

Eric McCormick is suspected of fatally shooting Sellis Gonzales in her Chauncey Street home, cops said.

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