CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Staten Island

Jayden Allen-Walton, 7, has been credited with making the 911 call that saved his mother's life. (Credit: CBS 2)

Quick Thinking Staten Island 7-Year-Old Saves Mother’s Life

When Jayden Allen-Walton’s mother passed out during dinner two weeks ago, the second grader unlocked her cell phone and dialed 911.

13 hours ago

New video shows Eric Garner, 43, on the ground before he died shortly after an officer apparently put him in a choke hold. (Credit: CBS 2)

Grand Jury Begins Hearing Evidence In Eric Garner Case

The proceedings come five weeks after the 43-year-old asthmatic father of six died after being placed in an apparent chokehold by police.

20 hours ago

Freshkills Park (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Staten Island’s Fresh Kills Landfill Transforming Into Park

The loud, belching trucks that used to dump New York City’s trash in the Fresh Kills Landfill have been replaced by birds, hikers and kayakers.

09/28/2014

Residents take part in pro-NYPD rally held on Staten Island on Sept. 27, 2014 (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Rallies For & Against NYPD Tactics Held In NYC

Dueling demonstrations took place Saturday on police policy issues in New York City.

09/27/2014

Bayonne Bridge (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Bayonne Bridge To Temporarily Close This Weekend

The bridge will close from 9 p.m. Friday until 10:30 p.m. Saturday. The Port Authority’s free weekend shuttle service will be suspended on Saturday. It will operate on Friday and Sunday between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

09/26/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Off-Duty Police Lieutenant, Captain Charged Separately With DWI

An off-duty police lieutenant and captain were arrested separately on drunken driving charges overnight Wednesday into Thursday.

09/25/2014

The entrance to the Staten Island ferry.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Commuters React: City Studies How Much Revenue It Could Pull If Charging For Staten Island Ferry

The Staten Island Ferry has been free since 1997, but the city is studying just how much it could make if only tourists had to pay.

09/24/2014

Residents say an exit ramp on the Staten Island Expressway has created dangerous traffic conditions. (Credit: CBS 2)

Residents: New Expressway Exit Ramp Is Causing Chaos On Staten Island

When the exit opened in mid-August there were no street markings, leaving drivers confused. The Expressway, Ocean Terrace, and Witteman Place all funnel onto Milford Drive.

09/19/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

NY Lawyer, Timothy Griffin, Charged With Stealing $1M From Clients

Griffiin, of Ridgefield, Connecticut, faces up to 25 years in prison if convicted.

09/18/2014

Eric_Garner_Memorial_0801

Pathologist Who Examined Michael Brown To Review Eric Garner Autopsy

The expert forensic pathologist who conducted an autopsy on Michael Brown in Missouri will also review the final autopsy report for Eric Garner – the Staten Island man who died after being put in a police chokehold, the attorney for Garner’s family said Thursday.

09/18/2014

At least one person got sick after inhaling a strange odor in Willowbrook Park on Staten Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Hazmat Team Examines Staten Island Park After Reports Of Sickening Odor

Crews arrived shortly before 1 p.m. after receiving reports that something in a stream along the hiking trail was making people and their pets sick.

09/15/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton (C) is joined by Eric Garner's family during a church service before a rally against police violence on August 23, 2014 in the borough of Staten Island in New York City.(Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Rev. Sharpton, Family Of Eric Garner Hold Events To Mark Garner’s Birthday

The event ends at sundown in Tompkinsville at the location where Garner was taken into police custody before he died.

09/13/2014

Denise Taylor was shot and wounded by a stray bullet through her door in the West Brighton Houses on Staten Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Staten Island Woman Afraid To Go Home After Being Hit By Stray Bullet

A Staten Island woman is too scared to return outside, after she was shot and wounded by a stray bullet Wednesday afternoon.

09/10/2014

A mosquito (Credit: ClipArt.com)

New York City Reports First Human West Nile Cases Of The Year

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Monday confirmed the city’s first human cases of the West Nile virus this season.

09/08/2014

From left, Olivia Buonomo and Tiffini Cropley, both sophomores at Tottenville High School, are not happy with the school's crackdown on the dress code. Olivia was detained and made to wear a Tottenville T-shirt. Tiffini was not caught. (Staten Island Advance/Jan Somma-Hammel)

Students Heated Over Clothing Crackdown At Staten Island High School

It may be fashion week in the city, but students at one Staten Island school aren’t talking about the latest styles on the runway.

09/08/2014

more