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A distraught middle-aged woman allegedly attacked another woman on the S51 bus Thursday afternoon, according to a spokeswoman from the MTA.
2 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal
The death of a Staten Island man who was placed in a chokehold by a New York Police Department officer was ruled a homicide on Friday, the New York City Office of the Medical Examiner said.
3 hrs ago | Daily Kos
The city medical examiner has ruled the death of Eric Garner, the 43-year-old father whose death in police custody sparked national outrage, a homicide, saying a chokehold killed him.
5 hrs ago | SILive.com
The first time Wayne Tucker dared to sit on a bench in the courtyard outside his home in the Arlington Terrace Apartments in Mariners Harbor, he recalls, he saw a 22-month-old girl get shot in the eye.
10 hrs ago | SILive.com
That's all it took, nearly 70 years ago, to launch native Staten Islander Jim Romano's intriguing, high-profile and often-colorful career as an old-school, first-on-the-scene news photographer shooting in classic black and white.
A Staten Island native, he's a proud grad of Curtis High School who's currently serving aboard the USS Nitze , one of the world's most versatile multi-mission combat ships.
During a one-week traffic enforcement crackdown in May, NYPD officers issued summonses to 4,004 New York City motorists for using their cell phones while driving.
It was a fitting image for Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio, caught between a campaign pledge to empower minorities who felt unfairly targeted by police and a promise to maintain the city's recent historic drop in crime.
Medical school students participating in Staten Island University Hospital's Emergency Medicine Experience took a field trip Thursday, learning about venomous snakes in Staten Island Zoo's reptile wing.
Police are continuing to search for a suspect in the shooting of a 36-year-old Staten Island man with a criminal record who was found bleeding from seven gunshot wounds on a lawn in New Brighton.
The cameras are rolling and police detectives should exercise caution while not allowing themselves to become a "punching bag" in an arrest situation following the public outcry over the death of Eric Garner on Staten Island, warns Michael J. Palladino, president of the NYPD Detectives' Endowment Association.
Two trouble-prone Staten Island brothers -- one of whom was named as the ringleader in a racially charged 2003 attack -- are once again in hot water, after police found guns and drugs in their Prince's Bay Home, prosecutors allege.
When 16-year-old Kayleigh Hahn of Sea View, a rising junior at Susan Wagner High School, scoured the internet for something worthwhile to do this summer, she had three criteria: it had to be close to home, affordable and geared toward dance and theatre.
Meeting Wednesday with brewery officials and representatives of Staten Island Marine -- the owners of the 675-acre parcel of land formerly earmarked for an 82,500-seat NASCAR racetrack -- Oddo said he's hoping to help turn the potential for the brewery to come to Staten Island into reality.
A New Dorp woman set fire to her sister's kitchen and smashed a door and cabinet in her apartment during a fight Tuesday night, police allege.
The repeat felon who allegedly went on a violent spree earlier this month in which he killed at least one man, carjacked a vehicle, tried to steal another and robbed several victims, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to a crush of criminal charges against him.
"We currently have no plans [to open a store] on Staten Island," said Jo Natale, a Wegmans spokeswoman.
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