Staten Island

Migliore family (Credit: CBS2)

Staten Island Family Shares Their Festive Christmas Traditions

The family, all 16 of them, has gathered in New Dorp for the Christmas tradition for decades.

12/25/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Guilty To Federal Tax Evasion Charge

Grimm entered the plea Tuesday in federal court in Brooklyn in a case stemming from an investigation of his campaign financing.

12/23/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio arrives to speak at the Police Athletic League Luncheon on December 22, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Mayor: No Politics, Protests Until Slain NYPD Officers Laid To Rest

Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling on New Yorkers to focus on the families of two slain NYPD officers in the coming days as tensions continue to run high between the mayor and police.

12/22/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Reports: NYC Congressman Michael Grimm To Plead Guilty To Federal Tax Evasion

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm of New York City plans to plead guilty to a federal tax evasion charge rather than go to trial next month, people familiar with plea negotiations said Monday.

12/22/2014

Demonstrators gather in support of the NYPD on Friday, Dec. 19. (Credit: CBS2)

Dueling Protests For, Against NYPD Face Off Outside City Hall

Demonstrators gathered at City Hall in support of the NYPD Friday evening, but they were met right away with a rival demonstration by critics of police policies.

12/19/2014

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

NYCLU Seeks Release Of Grand Jury Evidence In Eric Garner Case

The NYCLU wants the evidence made public in the grand jury’s decision to not indict Officer Daniel Pantaleo and plans to fight for it in court on Friday.

12/18/2014

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Judge Weighing Whether To Make Garner Grand Jury Proceedings Public Pulls Himself Off Case

The judge weighing whether to make the Eric Garner grand jury proceedings public has pulled himself off the case.

12/17/2014

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Defense Lawyers March In Brooklyn To Protest Police Killings

Scores of defense attorneys in New York City and elsewhere protested the criminal justice system’s handling of police killings of unarmed black men by participating in marches and die-ins Wednesday.

12/17/2014

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday, Dec. 16. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Comptroller Stringer Discusses Possibility Of City Settling With Garner Family

New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer on Tuesday discussed the possibility of settling a planned $75 million lawsuit by the family of Eric Garner.

12/16/2014

Chandrani Wijayagoonewardene shows CBS2's Dave Carlin the box for a $6,000 necklace she says was stolen by thieves who were pretending to be police officers. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Staten Island Woman Robbed At Gunpoint By Police Impersonators

A Staten Island woman claims that men posing as police officers invaded her home and robbed her.

12/12/2014

A woman was brutally beaten by an invader in this home on Huguenot Avenue on Staten Island. (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Man Sneaked Into Home In Quiet Staten Island Community, Brutally Beat Woman

A peaceful neighborhood on the South Shore of Staten Island was on edge Thursday night, after a woman was beaten and robbed inside her home.

12/11/2014

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Eric Garner’s Daughter Leads Protest At Site Where Father Died

The daughter of Eric Garner led a protest Thursday at the very site where her father died after being placed in an apparent chokehold by police this past summer.

12/11/2014

Protesters at the Barclays Center demonstrate against the grand jury decision not to indict an officer in the death of Eric Garner. (Credit: Tracee Carrasco/CBS2)

Garner Ruling Protesters Head To Barclays Center During William And Kate Appearance

Protesters angry about the Eric Garner grand jury decision turned out Monday evening at the Barclays Center, as Prince William and his wife, Kate Middleton, attended the Brooklyn Nets’ game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

12/08/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder discusses a new plan to prevent profiling by federal law enforcement. (Credit: CBS2)

Obama Administration Proposes Plan To Stop Profiling By Law Enforcement

The Obama administration has issued new guidelines intended to stop federal law enforcement officials from stopping people based on race, religion, national origin or other characteristics.

12/08/2014

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (credit: Getty Images)

NY Attorney General Schneiderman Asks Cuomo To Probe Deaths By Police

New York state’s attorney general has asked the governor to authorize his office to investigate deaths at the hands of police following the public outcry over the killing of an unarmed Staten Island man.

12/08/2014

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