Con Edison works on restoring power. (credit:  Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Voltage Reduced On Staten Island After Con Edison Manhole Fires

A manhole fire left part of Staten Island without power in the middle of a brutal heat wave overnight, and Con Edison has reduced voltage in many areas in as crews repair equipment.


Officer Richard Ocasio

Off-Duty Police Officer Catches Bank Robber In The Act

A Staten Island man was charged Tuesday with robbing two banks in his home borough, after an off-duty police officer allegedly caught him in the act.


Staten Island Bank Robber

Man Holds Up Bank On Staten Island

Police Monday evening were searching for a man who robbed a bank on Staten Island.


A courtroom sketch of NYPD Officer Michael Daragjati. (credit: handout via CBS 2)

NYPD Cop Charged With Making False Arrest Pleads Guilty

Officer Michael Daragjati appeared Tuesday in Brooklyn where he pleaded guilty to making a false arrest.


Dreyfus Intermediate School in Stapleton (Photo credit: Staten Island Advance/Jan Somma-Hammel)

Another Child Accused Of Attacking Muslim Girl At Staten Island School

A 13-year-old girl has been arrested on charges she helped bully and attack a Muslim girl at their Staten Island middle school.


Brooklyn high school art teacher Sabrina Milo, 34, was arrested and charged with making terrorist threats on Friday. (Credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Teacher Accused Of Terror Threat Out On Bail

The Brooklyn teacher accused of making “Columbine-style” threats in a tirade at her school was out of jail Sunday night.


Dreyfus Intermediate School in Stapleton (Photo credit: Staten Island Advance/Jan Somma-Hammel)

Staten Island Sixth Grader Charged With Hate Crime In Recess Incident

A 12-year-old Staten Island boy accused of trying to rip the head scarf off a Muslim classmate during recess has been arrested on hate crimes charges, according to police.


DJ Megatron (Scott Wintrow/Getty Images)

Friend Says DJ Megatron Was Going To Buy Marijuana When He Was Fatally Shot

Police said McGriff was shot once in the chest. They are investigating whether drugs played a role in his death, but said Monday they do not believe it was a robbery.