Officer Involved In Eric Garner Chokehold Death Meets With Grand JuryA grand jury heard testimony Friday from a police officer involved in the chokehold death of an Eric Garner on Staten Island -- in a development signaling that it could be close to deciding whether he should face criminal charges in the volatile case.
Probe Finds Fraud, Safety Violations At 9 NYC Day Care CentersThe operators of nine day care centers in Brooklyn and Staten Island are accused of stealing from city taxpayers and putting children at risk, authorities said.
Staten Island Lawmakers Announce Abuser-Focused Initiative To Combat Domestic ViolenceStaten Island lawmakers are supporting a new initiative that focuses on domestic violence offenders-- not the victims.
Sharpton Pledges Zero Tolerance For Violence At Eric Garner Rally After Meeting With DolanCardinal Timothy Dolan is bringing together the mayor and other religious leaders for a roundtable meeting spawned by the death of a man placed in an apparent chokehold by a police officer.
Staten Island DA: Grand Jury To Review Eric Garner's DeathThe Medical Examiner's office previously dubbed Garner's July 17 death a homicide caused by "compression of his neck (chokehold), compression of his chest and prone positioning during physical restraint by police."
Staten Island DA, Other Officials Announce Plan To Fight StalkingCity officials were hoping Friday that a coordinated anti-stalking effort could save lives.
Embattled Assemblyman Lopez Escapes Charges, But Report Could Lead To ExpulsionWhile Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan found no criminal culpability, a report released by a state ethics panel found Assemblyman Vito Lopez violated the public trust.
Seen At 11: Courthouse Dogs Help Remove Anxiety Of TrialFor most people, facing an accused murderer or violent criminal in court is next to impossible. But now witnesses going through the city's legal system are being given a boost of comfort and confidence.