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Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Anti-Violence Group Looking to Hire 'Violence Interrupters'

The anti-violence group S.O.S. Crown Heights wants to hire outreach workers and "violence interrupters."

Mariners Harbor »

Father and Teen Son Shot in Mariners Harbor, Police Say

A father was shot in the torso and his son in the shoulder, police said.

Civic Center »

You Could Get an Email When a Gun Offender Moves Next Door Under New Bill

The proposed legislation would open the NYPD's gun offender registry to the public.

Bed-Stuy »

Man Fatally Shot in the Head Just Steps from Bed-Stuy Home, Police Say

Senecca McCullough, 35, was shot and killed inside 456 Quincy St., police said.

South Jamaica »

Man Shoots Father to Death in Jamaica, Police Say

Anthony Guyton killed his father Langley Bruce in South Jamaica, police said.

Downtown Brooklyn »

NYPD Takes Fewer Guns Off the Streets as Shootings Rise, Stats Show

The latest data from police show that illegal gun recoveries have reached a new low.

East Harlem »

Man Fatally Shot in Head in East Harlem's East River Houses, Police Say

Terrell Day was shot and killed inside the East River Houses, police said.

Kingsbridge Heights »

Police Shoot Man Who Stabbed Wife More Than 30 Times, NYPD Says

Juan Rosario was shot in the torso while stabbing his wife in Kingsbridge Heights, police said.

Hamilton Heights »

Rapper and Friend Shot to Death at Hamilton Heights Bodega, Friends Say

Francisco Mercedez, also known as Summa, was fatally shot alongside Kenny Jimenez, police said. 

Central Harlem »

City Spends $12M on 'Violence Interrupters' to Reduce Shootings

The mayor unveiled a plan to fund more community initiatives to fight a spike in gun violence.

Crown Heights »

Rabbi Fatally Shot in Florida Remembered as Man of Peace at Funeral

Mourners want answers from Miami-Dade police about how Yosef Raksin, 60, died.

West Harlem »

Man Fatally Shot in Manhattanville Houses, Police Say

Todd Wilson had been arguing with someone when he was when he was shot to death Monday, police said.

Crown Heights »

Shooting Near City Park Inspires Anti-Violence Basketball Tournament

Crown Heights native Chris Wise, 22, organized youth basketball games.

Crown Heights »

Man Wanted in Shooting Following 'Tenant Dispute,' Police Say

Antoine Markens, 30, is accused of shooting a man in the stomach in Crown Heights.

Stapleton »

Man Who Filmed Eric Garner Chokehold Busted for Gun Possession, Police Say

Ramsey Orta, who filmed Eric Garner's fatal arrest, hid a gun in a teen girl's waistband, police said.

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