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Staten Island (New York City)

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  • 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...
  • The slow-spreading news of American independence

    The slow-spreading news of American independence
    Truth be told, when we celebrate American independence today, we’ve actually missed the anniversary by two days. Like many elements of history, the popular understanding of how the Declaration of Independence unrolled, as it were, isn’t...
  • NYPD officers to get training in L.A. after alleged use of chokehold

    New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton said the death of a 43-year-old Staten Island man who may have been placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week would probably spark a federal review and could lead to a probe into possible...
  • New York trader claims sour bet on Cynk cost him his job

    (Reuters) - A trading suspension in the stock of little-known Cynk Technology, which mysteriously surged 20,000 percent before the halt, ends late on Thursday, but do not expect to see the stock trading again on Friday. Shares of the Belize-based social...
  • NYPD officer in chokehold death identified, placed on modified duty

    NYPD officer in chokehold death identified, placed on modified duty
    The New York City Police Department has identified one of the officers involved in the death of a Staten Island man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold during an arrest earlier this week. Daniel Pantaleo has been placed on "modified duty," according...
  • 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....
  • Attorney: Lawsuit won't prevent arrival of Costco

    Attorney: Lawsuit won't prevent arrival of Costco
    Lower Macungie commissioners' attorney on Thursday assured the board and the public that the township will get its Costco-anchored shopping center despite the recent filing of a lawsuit attempting to nullify a controversial tax financing plan. Solicitor...
  • A necessary conversation [Commentary]

    A necessary conversation [Commentary]
    I would like to write my sons a love letter about peace and post-racial living, of a wonderful time when all people move freely, of a place where black bodies are not endangered and black life is not criminalized. But that is not my story, and it is not...
  • truTv's "Impractical Jokers" add second show in Wilkes-Barre

    truTv's "Impractical Jokers" add second show in Wilkes-Barre
    TruTV's "Impractical Jokers" Q, Sal, Joe and Murr have added a second show due to popular demand to the group's stop at  F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, Wilkes-Barre as part of a new tour Sept. 20. After the 7 p.m. show sold out, promoters...
  • 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 […]...
  • Rev. Al Sharpton leads calls for justice in NYPD chokehold death

    Rev. Al Sharpton leads calls for justice in NYPD chokehold death
    The Rev. Al Sharpton said Saturday "there is no justification" for the series of events that led to the killing of Eric Garner, an unarmed New York City man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold by police officers earlier this week. Flanked by the 43-...