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Staten Island (New York City)

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  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Bravo 'Singles Project' Will Give Fans Social Feedback Loop into Dating Show (Exclusive)

    Bravo, hoping to pull viewers closer than ever into its programming, next month is set to debut "The Singles Project," a reality dating show that will invite fans to weigh in on each week's events via social media -- and potentially even land a guest...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...