Staten Island

Police say one person died and another was critically hurt in a fire on Staten Island on March 17, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Woman Dead, Husband Critically Hurt In Staten Island Fire

The blaze broke out around 10:42 p.m. Tuesday at a home on Annandale Road.

03/18/2015

A fire broke out on Monday, March 16, in a row of townhomes in Rossville, Staten Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Fire Sweeps Through Row Of Townhomes On Staten Island

An extra-alarm fire ripped through a row of townhomes Monday afternoon in the Rossville section of Staten Island.

03/16/2015

FILE -- A man fills out his numbers while waiting to purchase Powerball tickets in Manhattan.   (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Winning Ticket For $137M Powerball Jackpot Sold On Staten Island

Lottery officials announced Monday that they confirmed the ticket was purchased at the 7-Eleven at 15 Page Ave. in Richmond Valley.

03/16/2015

Boxes of chickens fell off a truck on Staten Island on March 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Crates Of Live Chickens Falls Off Truck On Staten Island

About 20 crates of live chickens fell off a truck just after 7:30 a.m. Wednesday near the corner of Hylan Boulevard and Steuben Street on Staten Island, police said.

03/11/2015

A surveillance image of two suspects in a pigeon drop scam that targeted a 91-year-old woman on Staten Island. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspects Took $6,000 From Woman, 91, In Pigeon Drop Scam On Staten Island

Police were seeking two suspects Wednesday, after a 91-year-old woman lost $6,000 in a pigeon drop scam on Staten Island last month.

03/04/2015

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NYPD: Woman Crashes Car After Grandmother Pulls Her Hair

Police say a woman crashed her car into a wall after her grandmother inexplicably pulled her hair as they drove on Staten Island.

03/03/2015

Staten Island home where dog was abandoned (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

2 Accused Of Leaving Dog Locked Alone In Unheated Staten Island Apartment For Weeks

The dog – a 3-year-old pit bull named Jay — was found locked in a freezing bedroom.

02/28/2015

Eric Walstrom, 16, of Staten Island, is charged as an adult with hacking into his school records and changing his grades. (Credit: CBS2)

Staten Island High School Student Accused Of Hacking Records, Changing Grades

A teenage computer whiz from Staten Island stood accused Friday of hacking into the records at his high school and changing his grades.

02/27/2015

The Rev. Al Sharpton (Photo by Michael Graae/Getty Images)

Sharpton Fires Back At NY Post Report Saying Eric Garner’s Daughter Slammed Him

The New York Post, citing a video released by conservative activist James O’Keefe, claims that Eric Garner’s daughter is caught on video saying Sharpton is only interested in money.

02/24/2015

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The 5 Best Restaurants On Staten Island

Staten Island is serving up some of the best food in New York City.

02/24/2015

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NYPD: Staten Island Man Arrested In Vandalism Of American Flag Murals

Last Thursday, at least two murals were tagged with anti-semitic and hateful messages, according to the NYPD.

02/23/2015

Photo of suspect wanted for grand larceny in "handle surfing" incidents (Credit: NYPD)

Police Seek Woman In Series Of ‘Handle Surfing’ Thefts In Staten Island & Brooklyn

The woman is suspected in five cases in which pocketbooks containing bank cards and cash were removed as well as cell phones.

02/22/2015

Governor Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Sets Special Election Date To Replace Grimm

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has set a May 5 date for a congressional special election to replace Michael Grimm, the Staten Island congressman who resigned last month after pleading guilty to tax evasion.

02/20/2015

Coptic Christian Bishop David and Cardinal Timothy Dolan on Thursday, Feb. 19. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Cardinal Dolan Offers Prayer, Support For Coptic Christians After ISIS Massacre

Cardinal Timothy Dolan showed his support for Coptic Christians at a prayer service on Thursday, after the massacre of 21 followers of the faith by Islamic State militants.

02/19/2015

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Vandals Write Anti-Semitic Messages On American Flag Murals On Staten Island

Vandalism on Staten Island has turned up in the form of hateful messages on outdoor works of art.

02/19/2015

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