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Throgs Neck »

NYPD Officer Arrested for Choking Girlfriend, Cops Say

Officer George Sotomayor allegedly assaulted and choked his girlfriend, cops said.

Morrisania »

Bronx Woman Kills Husband, Claims Self-Defense, Cops Say

A Bronx woman that stabbed her husband to death Friday has been charged with his murder. 

Woodhaven »

Victim in Vicious Queens Slashing Calls for Her Husband to Turn Himself In

Jennifer Altman needed more than 2,000 stitches after allegedly being attacked by Dartanyan Kingsberry.

Sunnyside »

Boyfriend Detained After Woman Knifed to Death in Sunnyside Home, Cops Say

A mother of three was killed in her 46th Street home Tuesday night, cops and neighbors said.

Jamaica »

Queens Man Accused of Shooting Cop In Domestic Dispute Denied Bail

Jose Bernazard was arraigned on Thursday, June 27, 2013 in his hospital room in Jamaica, Queens.

Jamaica »

Off-Duty Cop Shot While Breaking Up Domestic Violence Attack in Queens

Joseph Koch was shot in the hand during a scuffle with the suspect, who was also wounded, police said.

Woodside »

Man Arrested After Stabbing Ex-Girlfriend to Death, Cops Say

Katherine Seeber, 31, was found in her Woodside home near 55th Street and Northern Boulevard, cops said.

New York City »

City Starts Pet-Friendly Domestic Violence Shelter Pilot Program

The new shelter, which will take cats and rabbits among others, will not be allowing dogs right away.

New York City »

Chilling 911 Call Is One of 700 Domestic Violence Cases NYPD Sees Daily

As street crime drops, domestic violence remains a stubborn foe for the NYPD.

Williamsburg »

Mezuzah Burning Suspect Confessed to Hate Crime Charges, DA Says

Ruben Ubiles confessed to burning a dozen mezuzahs in Williamsburg under questioning by law enforcement.

St. Albans »

Bus Driver Accused of Killing Girlfriend Had Domestic Violence Charges

Carlos Evelyn killed Kadie Ann Chambers and dumped her body in a park, cops said.

Central Harlem »

Man Arrested After Stuffing Dead Girlfriend into 55-Gallon Drum, Cops Say

Bismark Lithgow is accused of fatally stabbing his girlfriend Francis Angelica Alfonso Pellerano.

Astoria »

Officer Shoved Down Stairs While Responding to Domestic Violence Call: NYPD

An NYPD officer's leg was broken after a man shoved her down a flight of stairs in Astoria, police said.

West Harlem »

Harlem Group Aims to Heal Survivors of Domestic Violence

W.A.R.M. is teaming up with the United Nations to help women get out of abusive relationships.

Chelsea »

Cops Downplay Rise in Chelsea Crime

The 10th Precinct is on track to see a rise in crime for the start of the year.