St. John’s University

A transformer erupted in flames at St. John's University on Staten Island on Saturday, May 16. (Credit: Dave Carlin/CBS2)

Transformer Explodes Outside Library At St. John’s Staten Island Campus

Con Edison said lightning may be to blame for a transformer explosion and fire that broke out in the Staten Island campus of St. John’s University.

05/16/2015

Actor Tony LoBianco attends a Sony Picture Classics screening of "Curse of the Golden Flower" at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center on November 27, 2006 in New York City.  (Photo by Peter Kramer/Getty Images)

Actor Tony LoBianco Brings To Life Former Mayor Fiorello La Guardia In One Man Show

LoBianco says Americans have lost their way in many areas, including politics. But he says Mayor La Guardia was a man of integrity.

04/18/2015

JayVaughn Pinkston #22 of the Villanova Wildcats takes a shot as Joey De La Rosa #34 of the St. John's Red Storm defends during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game on March 7, 2015 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

No. 4 Villanova Dominates In 105-68 Victory Over St. John’s

Daniel Ochefu had 21 points and nine rebounds, JayVaughn Pinkston scored 18 points and No. 4 Villanova rolled to its 12th straight victory, 105-68 over St. John’s on Saturday.

03/07/2015

5 Towns College on June 30, 2013 in Dix Hills, New York.  (Photo by Matthew Peyton/Getty Images for Stellar Productions)

3 NYS Colleges Agree To Drop Crime Arrest Question From Applications

The colleges will still ask applicants if they’ve been convicted of a felony — a question that appears on the common application used by over 500 colleges and universities.

10/27/2014

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Report: Suspect Charged With Groping Woman Near St. John’s

A man has been arrested and charged with groping a 20-year-old woman near a St. John’s University dorm in Queens, according to a published report.

09/21/2013

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Questions Remain As St. John’s University President Father Donald Harrington Announces Retirement

In a statement announcing his retirement Harrington touted the University’s achievements over the past 24 years, but only alluded to the difficulty of the past year.

05/03/2013

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U.S. News And World Report: Fordham Has Most Expensive Room And Board

The magazine released its list of the top 10 priciest schools for room and board for the 2012-2013 school year on Tuesday.

09/19/2012

Homeless Person in New York City (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Seeks Volunteers For Homeless Count

Would you like to give back to New York City? You’ll have a chance next week.

01/27/2012

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Finally, ‘We Are St. John’s!’ Has Come Back … To The Big Apple

St. John’s had a grand total of five NCAA tournament appearances from 1993 through last season. But, thanks to a new commitment to just about everything, that’s all about to change.

WFAN–03/03/2011

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NYPD Searches For Queens Mugging Spree Suspects

Officers are stepping up patrols in their search for a group of robbers targeting people at bus stops in Fresh Meadows.

11/19/2010

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Feds: Dean Treated Students Like Slaves

New federal charges allege that the former dean of the Institute of Asian Studies at St. Johns University threatened her scholarship students with revoking their funds if they didn’t do menial tasks.

10/01/2010

St. John’s U. Fundraiser Accused Of $1M Embezzlement

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors have charged a longtime St. John’s University fundraiser with stealing more than $1 million. The money allegedly went to pay for casino trips, meals at restaurants, shopping at Victoria’s Secret […]

09/15/2010