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.
Councilman Vincent Gentile To Run On Democrats' Side For Rep. Grimm's Old SeatBrooklyn City Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-43rd) will be the Democratic candidate in the race for the vacant congressional seat that had been occupied by Michael Grimm.
Rep. Michael Grimm Announces He Will Resign After Guilty PleaU.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) is expected to resign from Congress, according to multiple reports Monday night.
Rep. Michael Grimm, Domenic Recchia Spar In Final Debate For House SeatThe candidates in a tight race to represent Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn in the House of Representatives faced off in a final contentious debate Tuesday night, sparring over who would be more effective in Congress and not shying away from taking shots at each other.
Woman Romantically Linked To Rep. Grimm Admits To Campaign FraudA 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.
Bratton: Transit Officials To Decide Whether To Allow Sharpton's Verrazano MarchNYPD 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.
House Ethics Committee Won't Probe Rep. Grimm's Threat On ReporterThe 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.
House Ethics Committee Puts Aside Probe Of Rep. Grimm So DOJ Can ProceedThe 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.
Prosecutors To File Charges Against Rep. Michael Grimm For Alleged Campaign Finance ViolationsThe 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.
Mayor De Blasio Pokes Fun At Himself At Annual 'Inner Circle' ShowPlaying 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.
Menendez/Grimm Flood Insurance Affordability Bill Passes, Awaits President's SignatureCongress 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.
NJ DOT: No Added Traffic Expected On Staten Island From Pulaski Skyway ShutdownNew 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.