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Rep. Michael Grimm

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Woman Romantically Linked To Rep. Grimm Admits To Campaign Fraud

A Texas woman romantically linked to indicted U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY.) pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges she lined up straw donors for his 2010 campaign but then denied through her lawyer that Grimm knew anything about it.

09/03/2014

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton on Tuesday, Aug. 5. (Credit: CBS 2)

Bratton: Transit Officials To Decide Whether To Allow Sharpton’s Verrazano March

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said Thursday there are a number of concerns associated with a possible march across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in response to the police-custody death of Eric Garner.

08/07/2014

Congressman Michael Grimm speaks to the media prior to a meeting regarding the Sandy aid bill with Speaker of the House John Boehner on Jan. 2, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

House Ethics Committee Won’t Probe Rep. Grimm’s Threat On Reporter

The House Ethics Committee has decided to hold off on reviewing an incident in which U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) threatened to harm a New York news reporter in the U.S. Capitol.

06/25/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

House Ethics Committee Puts Aside Probe Of Rep. Grimm So DOJ Can Proceed

The House Ethics Committee has decided to put a probe of U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), so the Department of Justice can proceed with its own investigation.

05/23/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (Credit: Charles Norfleet/
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Prosecutors To File Charges Against Rep. Michael Grimm For Alleged Campaign Finance Violations

The House Ethics Committee announced in 2012 that Grimm was under investigation for possible campaign finance violations. That committee said it would defer its inquiry because of a separate Department of Justice investigation.

04/25/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor De Blasio Pokes Fun At Himself At Annual ‘Inner Circle’ Show

Playing before a crowd that included reporters and dignitaries in the ballroom of the Manhattan Midtown Hilton, the Democrat delivered a solid comedic performance by mocking his own tendency to be late and his goofy habit of making fun of himself.

03/23/2014

Sen. Robert Menendez (file/credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Menendez/Grimm Flood Insurance Affordability Bill Passes, Awaits President’s Signature

Congress passed a bill Thursday scaling back what had been drastic increases in flood insurance rates for many homeowners. It passed in the Senate by a vote of 72 to 22.

03/14/2014

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880 Jan. 10, 2013 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

NJ DOT: No Added Traffic Expected On Staten Island From Pulaski Skyway Shutdown

New Jersey DOT Commissioner Jim Simpson said they’re only anticipating a 4 percent increase of drivers on Staten Island as a result of the span closures. The inbound Skyway will be closed for two years starting next month.

03/07/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm, R-N.Y. (credit: Getty Images)

Grimm Apologizes, Says He Was ‘Wrong’ For Threatening Reporter At Capitol

The confrontation took place after when NY1 reporter Michael Scotto asked Staten Island Rep. Michael Grimm about a federal probe into his 2010 campaign fundraising.

01/29/2014

Midland Pharmacy on Staten Island re-opens 14 months after superstorm Sandy, Jan. 6, 2014. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Staten Island Pharmacy Flooded Out By Sandy Back In Business

A ceremonial ribbon-cutting was held Monday for Midland Pharmacy. The money to rebuild came from savings, grants and loans.

01/06/2014

Staten Island After Sandy

Sandy Victims Frustrated By NYC Rebuilding Program

Some victims of Superstorm Sandy were wondering when they would be able to go home at this time a year ago, and many were still waiting a year later.

11/30/2013

Trap bags being placed as the foundation for a berm being built at Crescent Beach, Staten Island, Oct. 29, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Staten Islanders Reflect On Progress, Need 1 Year After Sandy Devastated Borough

On Tuesday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg toured the site at Crescent Beach on Tuesday where the 2,000 foot long berm is going in.

10/29/2013

Representative Michael Grimm (credit:grimm.house.gov)

Rep. Grimm To Hold 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund Forum On Staten Island

Grimm said the information session is aimed at those who may not even realize they are eligible for federal help.

08/20/2013

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Former Fundraiser For Rep. Grimm Admits To Immigraton Fraud

A former campaign fundraiser for U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) pleaded guilty to an immigration fraud charge this week.

08/17/2013

Natural Gas

Opponents Furious At Plans For Gas Pipeline Under Brooklyn, Rockaways

Opponents protested Sunday against a planned natural gas pipeline that would pass through Brooklyn and the Rockaways.

07/14/2013

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