Two dozen reputed Staten Island drug gang members were arrested Thursday, accused in 29 shootings and three killings since 2008, authorities said.
Police officers assigned to the 120 Precinct have already saved the lives of three overdose victims by using naloxone this year, officials announced Thursday.
Scandal-plagued Brooklyn Assemblyman Vito Lopez is stepping down from his seat next month, but Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver says Lopez shouldn’t spend even another day in office.
While Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan found no criminal culpability, a report released by a state ethics panel found Assemblyman Vito Lopez violated the public trust.
An ethics panel ruled that Brooklyn power broker Vito Lopez sexually harassed several female staffers. Now, many say it’s time for the assemblyman to leave office.
For most people, facing an accused murderer or violent criminal in court is next to impossible. But now witnesses going through the city’s legal system are being given a boost of comfort and confidence.
WCBS 880 Special Series: Bad Medicine – Part 12 – NYS Health Dept. Gets Retooled For Prescription Drug Abuse
Terry O’Leary, the new head of the New York State Health Department’s Bureau of Narcotics Enforcement, has his work cut out for him, retooling an agency to deal with the overprescribing of prescription painkillers.
In all of New York City, Staten Island has the biggest problem with addiction and death by Oxycontin, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.
Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan is tapping into the technology to prevent women from having to keep looking over their shoulder, if their abuser has a court order to stay away.
Dan Donovan waited for four hours, then was dismissed because enough jurors had been picked for pending cases.
A 21-year-old New York City man accused of shooting another man in 2008 over a basketball game surrendered to police after seeing his mug shot in a local newspaper, officials said.
Prosecutors have charged 29-year-old Gino Colella with 20 counts of selling a controlled substance and 30-year-old Robert Miller with 5 counts of the same crime.
Election returns show the Democratic state senator beating the Republican Staten Island District Attorney in the race to be New York’s next attorney general.
Polls showed Democrat Eric Schneiderman and Republican Dan Donovan were neck and neck in the polls in the race to become New York’s Attorney General.
There are two nail-biting statewide races in New York state, and New York City Mayor Bloomberg is trying to make a difference in one of them.