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Seth Wenig / AP

Lawyers for former New York State Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos have asked a federal appeals court for a new trial in his corruption conviction.

Gun Violence In Bridgeport At Record High

Aug 8, 2017
Marco Ugarte / AP

Connecticut’s largest city has experienced a record number of shootings and murders this year. Bridgeport police attribute the spike to gang violence.  

There have been 18 homicides so far this year. At least five are believed to be gang-related.

Bridgeport Police Chief Armando Perez is alarmed. There was only one gang related murder last year, though that number may rise as three unclassified murders are still being investigated.

Suffolk Police Expand Surveillance Camera Program

Jul 11, 2017
Seth Wenig / AP

The Suffolk County Police Department has launched a new security camera program that is meant to reduce crime in residential neighborhoods.  

Frank Eltman / AP

The brutal MS-13 gang has terrorized Long Island communities and murdered eleven people over the past year, most of them teenagers.

Long Island Serial Knife Robber Arrested

May 3, 2017
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Police on Long Island have arrested a man they say is the serial knifepoint robber responsible for eighteen robberies across the Island.

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