Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The fatal police shooting of a knife-wielding man in Times Square on Saturday has resulted in little political fallout. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and Mayor Michael Bloomberg have said the shooting appeared to be justified and by the book. Instead, the focus has been on looking ahead to a time when such violent outcomes can be reduced in frequency, or avoided altogether.
Friday, August 10, 2012
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says an NYPD sergeant who was shot this week should be out of the hospital in a couple of days.
Wednesday, August 08, 2012
A report written over three years ago warned of the dangers of homegrown terror. Was the government aware of the trouble brewing on the home front, or was this report a preemptive attempt to prevent violent outbursts like the Sikh shooting?
Tuesday, August 07, 2012
If you’ve ever survived a shocking, irrational tragedy, like September 11 or the Aurora movie theatre shooting, or this weekend’s attack on the Sikh Temple in Wisconsin, there’s no official guidebook for how to cope. But maybe there’s hope to be found by uniting with others who’ve faced what you’re facing.
Monday, August 06, 2012
A gunman opened fire in a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Sunday in an act of domestic terrorism. Details are still emerging from yesterday’s events, but it has been confirmed that a gunman killed six members of the church and wounded three.
Sunday, August 05, 2012
The NYPD is increasing its presence around Sikh temples across the city "as a precaution" as authorities seek a motive for the Wisconsin shooting that left seven people dead, including the suspect, and three others critically wounded in what police called an act of domestic terrorism.
Friday, August 03, 2012
Police have arrested two 19-year-olds for allegedly shooting out of a Volkswagen Jetta in Brownsville, Brooklyn, last weekend and injuring six people, including a 2-year-old.
Thursday, August 02, 2012
By Kathleen Horan : Reporter, WNYC News
The short life of a young boy killed by a stray bullet at a basketball tournament in the Bronx was remembered Wednesday night in Harlem.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
By Jorteh Senah
A 17-year-old is being questioned in the shooting death of a 4-year-old boy in the Bronx over the weekend.
Saturday, July 21, 2012
The NYPD will continue to beef up security at area movie theaters this weekend after a gunman killed at least 12 at a midnight premiere of the new Batman movie in a Denver suburb Friday.
Monday, March 12, 2012
By Yasmeen Khan
School communities are turning yet again to issues of bullying, guns and violence following the shooting rampage two weeks ago at Chardon High School near Cleveland. On WNYC's "The Brian Lehrer Show" on Monday, Jessie Klein, an assistant professor of sociology and criminal justice at Adelphi University, makes the case that bullying, while hardly a new phenomenon, is a growing crisis in American schools that stems from a culture of competition and aggression.
Tuesday, November 15, 2011
A man with a gun was shot by police Tuesday inside the business school at the University of California, Berkeley, after hundreds of students and anti-Wall Street activists descended on the campus for a day of protests.