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Staten Island (New York City)

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  • Rev. Al Sharpton cancels NYC bridge protest as Garner probe continues

    Rev. Al Sharpton cancels NYC bridge protest as Garner probe continues
    The Rev. Al Sharpton said on Saturday he will cancel a planned protest that would have shut down one of New York City's busiest bridges and instead will lead a march on the office of the district attorney who is probing the death of Eric Garner....
  • Police: Couple's two sons are "talking about Daddy killing mommy"

    The couple's two sons - ages 4 and 5 - witnessed the horror, one of them "talking about Daddy killing Mommy," police said. In what evidently was a jealous rage, the father killed his wife inside their Drexel Hill apartment early Thursday, fled with...
  • Amber Alert canceled: Two boys found safe; father found dead

    Two Philadelphia-area boys who were the subject of an Amber Alert issued at 3 a.m. Thursday after they were abducted by their father who was suspected of killing their mother have been found unharmed in New York. Police emergency radio dispatches also...
  • Marilyn Burns: An appreciation from ‘Texas Chainsaw 2′ star Bill Moseley

     
    Actress Marilyn Burns died Tuesday in her Houston-area home at age 65. Texas figured large in her career — Burns […]...
  • Italy's Kiko Milano Cosmetics Brand Opening Store In New Haven

    A popular European cosmetics chain is coming to Connecticut. Kiko Milano, a trendy, affordable cosmetics brand from Italy, will open its fourth U.S. location in New Haven's 1 Broadway retail district at York St. and Broadway, according to leasing agents...
  • NYC police union chief denies officers used chokehold on man who died

    NYC police union chief denies officers used chokehold on man who died
    The president of New York City's main police union on Tuesday denied arresting officers had used a chokehold on a Staten Island man who later died. "This was not a chokehold," Pat Lynch, head of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, told a press...
  • New York man who filmed deadly chokehold is arrested on weapons charge

    The New York man who recorded a cellphone video of police placing Eric Garner in a chokehold has been arrested on a weapons charge, police said Sunday. Ramsey Orta, 22, was leaving a Staten Island hotel with a 17-year-old girl late Saturday when...
  • Al Sharpton plans march as Eric Garner's family speaks on chokehold victim

    Al Sharpton plans march as Eric Garner's family speaks on chokehold victim
    The Rev. Al Sharpton will lead a protest march across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York City later this month in response to a medical examiner's ruling that Eric Garner was the victim of a homicide after police placed him in a chokehold last...
  • Eric Garner's death in NYPD chokehold case ruled a homicide

    Eric Garner's death in NYPD chokehold case ruled a homicide
    The controversial death of a New York City man who was placed in a chokehold by police was formally ruled a homicide Friday, a move that will almost certainly place the officers in front of a grand jury and heighten tensions between residents and the...
  • Jim Gaffigan Comedy Nabs Series Order from TV Land

    Jim Gaffigan's domestic comedy "The Gaffigan Show" has landed a series order at TV Land. The show, which has a 10-episode order for a 2015 premiere, revolves around Gaffigan's life as a standup comic and father who struggles with an insatiable appetite....
  • New Yorker who died after apparent chokehold during arrest is mourned

    New Yorker who died after apparent chokehold during arrest is mourned
    The mourners trickled slowly into the crowded church. Inside, a huge man lay in a white casket topped by white and yellow flowers — a man who in life was known to few outside his Staten Island neighborhood. In death, though, Eric Garner has become...