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Rev. Sharpton Joins Family Of Eric Garner, Condemns Use Of Choke Holds During Arrests

The National Action Network held a rally on Saturday, to condemn police officers who use choke holds during arrests.

07/26/2014

Police are investigating the deaths of a man and a woman at a Hilton Garden Inn in Staten Island. (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Maid Discovers Dead Couple On Bed In Staten Island Hilton

The two, identified as Theresa Mateo, 37, of the Bronx, and Scott Jacobi, 35, of Staten Island, were found on the bed laying in each other’s arms in their room at a Hilton Garden Inn.

07/26/2014

Funeral Held For Eric Garner, Staten Island Man That Died After Police Put In Chokehold

Sharpton To Officers In Eric Garner Case: ‘When Does Your Morality Kick In?’

The Rev. Al Sharpton gave a passionate speech Wednesday evening, as friends, family members, and community leaders came together to remember Eric Garner, the Staten Island man who who died while in police custody after a struggle.

07/23/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton: Review Of Officer Training Coming In Wake Of Eric Garner’s Death

Police Commissioner Bill Bratton ensured that a full investigation and new training for officers will be launched following the death of Eric Garner, who died after being put in a chokehold by an officer during an arrest on Staten Island last week.

07/22/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Woman Left 4-Year-Old On Staten Island Street Corner

Authorities allege Maylisha Harrell got off a bus at around 1 a.m. Saturday on Staten Island, left the 4-year-old boy on the street and got back onto the bus without him.

07/22/2014

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

4 Emergency Workers Now Suspended In Wake Of Eric Garner’s Death In Police Custody

A group of demonstrators is calling for the resignation of Police Commissioner Bill Bratton after a Staten Island man died in police custody last week.

07/21/2014

A collection of lighted prayer candles surround a Yankee cap on Bay Street as a tribute to Eric Garner, who died after arguing with police and being put in a choke-hold. (Credit: WCBS 880's Peter Haskell)

4 Emergency Workers Put On Desk Duty In Eric Garner Case; New Video Released

In an appeal from the pulpit, the Rev. Al Sharpton is demanding justice for the Staten Island man who died after an apparent police choke hold.

07/20/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton rallies with the widow and mother of Eric Garner, 43, who died in police custody on Staten Island. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Community Furious As Investigation Continues In S.I. Man’s Death In Police Custody

Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo has been stripped of his gun and shield as the NYPD continues to investigate the death of 43-year-old Eric Garner.

07/19/2014

A sanitation truck struck and killed an elderly woman on Staten Island on July 18, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Elderly Woman Struck, Killed By Sanitation Truck On Staten Island

Marie Valentino was in the crosswalk at the corner of Clove Road and Delafield Avenue in West Brighton around 7:30 a.m. Friday when she was hit, police said.

07/18/2014

A vigil is set up in the Tompkinsville section of Staten Island after a man died in police custody while being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Man Dies During Arrest For Allegedly Selling Illegal Cigarettes On Staten Island

A man died in police custody Thursday, after being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes on Staten Island.

07/17/2014

Richmond County Bank Ballpark (credit: Staten Island Yankees)

‘WFAN Fan Takeover Night’ On Tap For Staten Island Yankees

The Yankees’ Single-A affiliate is turning things over to the fans — and The FAN — on Wednesday night.

07/15/2014

This high school ring was returned from Naxos, Greece, almost 42 years after it was stolen from a Staten Island couple. (Credit: Jessica Schneider/CBS 2)

Stolen Class Ring From Staten Island Returned Over 40 Years Later

A Staten Island couple thought their stolen ring was gone for good, but on Thursday night – nearly 42 years later – it was back in their hands.

07/14/2014

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Season’s First West Nile Mosquitoes Found In Queens, Staten Island

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has detected the West Nile virus in mosquitoes within the five boroughs for the first time this season.

07/14/2014

Tyrell Brown (credit: NYPD)

Staten Island Carjacking Suspect Charged With Murder

Police said a suspect who was arrested for a Staten Island carjacking after fleeing police near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge toll plaza has now been charged with killing a man.

07/10/2014

Tyrell Brown (credit: NYPD)

Suspect Charged In Connection With Staten Island Carjacking, Second Incident

Police said 25-year-old Tyrell Brown is charged with first-degree robbery and criminal possession of stolen property in Sunday’s incident, and attempted robbery in Tuesday’s incident.

07/09/2014

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