NY Lawmakers Applaud Passage Of 9/11 Health Bill After Congress OKs Year-End Budget DealThe House on Friday easily passed a $1.14 trillion spending bill to fund the government through next September, which includes an agreement to reauthorize the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act.
Prosecutor In Etan Patz Case To Run For Staten Island District AttorneyJoan Illuzzi-Orbon will face off against former Democratic candidate Michael McMahon.
Former Staten Island DA Dan Donovan Sworn In As CongressmanDan Donovan, the Staten Island district attorney involved in the Eric Garner chokehold case, was sworn in Tuesday as the House's newest member.
Candidates Square Off In Debate On Staten Island With Grimm’s Congressional Seat Up For GrabsCandidates running for Michael Grimm's vacated congressional seat debated in Staten Island on Tuesday night.
Judge Won't Release Grand Jury Testimony From Eric Garner Chokehold CaseState Supreme Court Justice William Garnett said the parties who brought the suit didn't make a good enough argument for releasing the minutes.
Staten Island D.A. Promises FEMA Overhaul To Sandy Victims If Elected To CongressThe congressional candidate said the federal government made life for Sandy victims even worse.
Cuomo Expects To Meet Friday Deadline For Setting Election Date To Replace GrimmThe special election would decide the replacement for Michael Grimm, the Staten Island congessman who resigned last month after pleading guilty to tax evasion.
Judge To Cuomo: Set Special Election Date To Replace Grimm By FridayU.S. District Judge Jack B. Weinstein said he planned to set a date for a special election "as promptly as the law will allow" unless Cuomo sets his own date or justifies further delay through his lawyers in court Friday.
Eric Garner Case Fuels Debate Over Grand Jury SecrecyCalls for more transparency have sounded in Congress, statehouses and editorial pages, mixed with notes of caution about forswearing secrecy that can safeguard witnesses and the accused.
Political Experts Eyeing Possibilities In Special Election For Staten Island Congressional SeatStaten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan is all but locked in his place on the Republican and Conservative party lines as any would-be competitors have stepped aside.
Chairman John Antoniello Backs Daniel Donovan To Replace Michael GrimmThe Staten Island Republican Party has chosen District Attorney Daniel Donovan as the party's candidate for Michael Grimm's empty congressional seat.
24 Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges On Staten IslandTwo dozen reputed Staten Island drug gang members were arrested Thursday, accused in 29 shootings and three killings since 2008, authorities said.