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CNN spent two nights on patrol with the NYPD. Here's what they told us about spiking crime in the city.
The New York Police Department's 46th Precinct, covering the South Bronx, was once known as the most dangerous square mile in America. Though not near the rate of the early 1990s, crime in New York City is spiking once again. Shooting incidents this May were up 73% compared to the same period last year, according to the NYPD.

US police 'very nervous' about officer-initiated enforcement as gun violence soars
A team of Portland Police Bureau officers that responded to the city's violent summer of protests has disbanded because of what their union called a "politically driven" decision to indict a member on criminal charges.

Police chief says slain Colorado officer was 'targeted' in Monday shooting
The shooting that left three people dead in Arvada, Colorado, on Monday appears to have been a deliberate attack on a police officer, Police Chief Link Strate told reporters Tuesday afternoon.

'People have threatened to kill us': CNN rides along with NYPD
CNN's Jim Sciutto speaks with NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea and NYPD officers about the increase in violent crime in the city, while communities across the US debate the role of policing following George Floyd's murder.

Analysis: Legal scholar explains the origins of America's policing crisis and how it may change
Since George Floyd's murder last May, the US has engaged in another reckoning with racial caste, examining the enduring menace of police brutality against Black Americans.

Wisconsin bans use of chokeholds among raft of policing bills
Wisconsin's Democratic governor approved a series of policing bills bills on Tuesday, including a ban on the use of chokeholds by officers except in life-threatening situations.

Chicago is throwing its 'whole government' at summer violence
"I'm not saying I'm God or I can prevent anything from happening, but I know in my heart I did what I can at 1 or 2 in the morning to help put this guy in a safer environment."

NYC Democratic mayoral primary to proceed to ranked-choice counting after no candidate wins majority outright, CNN projects
The New York City Democratic mayoral primary winner will be determined using ranked-choice voting tabulation, CNN projects.

Yang concedes in NYC mayoral race
Democratic NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang conceded in a speech as the results from early and primary day in-person voting came in showing he placed a distant fourth behind candidates Eric Adams, Kathryn Garcia and Maya Wiley. CNN projects the New York City Democratic mayoral primary winner will be determined using ranked-choice voting tabulation.

Senate Republicans block signature Democratic election bill in key test vote
Senate Democrats suffered a loss on Tuesday when Republican opposition sunk their signature voting and election bill during a key test vote, underscoring the limits of the party's power with the narrowest possible Senate majority.