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City and religious leaders including the Rev. Al Sharpton, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton gather for a meeting. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Sharpton Pledges Zero Tolerance For Violence At Eric Garner Rally After Meeting With Dolan

Cardinal 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.

08/20/2014

Paul and Patricia Kearns have their wedding photos back, after they washed up on a stranger's driveway on Staten Island after Superstorm Sandy. (Credit: CBS 2)

Wedding Photos Returned To Rightful Owner After Washing Up On Staten Island

A mysterious black-and-white wedding photo album that was carried by floodwaters to a driveway on Staten Island has been reunited with its owners.

08/19/2014

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S.I. Cigar Importer Accused Of Failing To Pay Millions In Taxes

A Staten Island man whose company imports cigars into New York state was accused Tuesday of failing to pay more than $6.1 million in state taxes.

08/19/2014

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)

Staten Island DA: Grand Jury To Review Eric Garner’s Death

The 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.”

08/19/2014

A surveillance image of a man allegedly spraying anti-Semitic graffiti on the steps of a school on Staten Island. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Sprayed Anti-Semitic Graffiti Outside Staten Island School

Police on Tuesday released a surveillance video of suspect allegedly spraying anti-Semitic graffiti in front of a Staten Island school.

08/19/2014

Wedding photos found in the debris of Superstorm Sandy in New Dorp, Staten Island. Dominick and Patricia Guinta are seeking the photos' rightful owners. (Credit: CBS 2)

Staten Island Family Seeks Owners Of Wedding Photos Found In Sandy Debris

Black-and-white images from the past were found by victims of Superstorm Sandy on Staten Island, in the chaotic days after the destructive storm nearly two years ago.

08/18/2014

This sign appeared on Monday, Aug. 18, at the sight where Eric Garner died in police custody on Staten Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Administration Seeks To Keep Peace During Rally Over Garner’s Death

The de Blasio administration on Monday was trying to ensure that peace is maintained the Staten Island rally for Eric Garner – the man who died in police custody last month.

08/18/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Westchester Taxpayer Watch)

Astorino: MTA Needs New Plan For Transportation Improvements On Staten Island

Astorino says the MTA’s five-year plan is expiring this year, and there still isn’t a proposal to replace it.

08/18/2014

A memorial for Eric Garner near where he died in police custody on Staten Island.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Members Of Congress Seek Federal Probe Into Eric Garner’s Death

Six members of New York’s congressional delegation are asking the Justice Department to formally investigate last month’s police custody death of Eric Garner.

08/14/2014

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6 Great Places To Sunbathe In NYC

Sunshine and vitamin D help build strong bones and can give you a healthy glow with the proper sunscreen protection. Here are our six favorite places to work on a tan in NYC.

08/14/2014

A surveillance image shows two suspects smashing their way into a pawn shop in the Elm Park section of Staten Island. (Credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Suspects Who Smashed Into, Allegedly Burglarized S.I. Pawn Shop

Police late Tuesday released a surveillance video of three suspects who smashed the front window of a Staten Island pawn shop and allegedly burglarized it.

08/13/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks with the media as he arrives at City Hall for a roundtable discussion with Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton on police-community relations following the death of Eric Garner while in police custody in Staten Island on July 31, 2014 in New York City. The meeting included clergy members and community leaders from Staten Island and other boroughs of the city. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Rev. Sharpton Changes Plan For March Over Verrazano Bridge

Rev. Al Sharpton announced Saturday that plans to march over the Verrazano Bridge have changed, and that now they will take buses over the bridge.

08/09/2014

Keith Belajonas (credit: CBS 2)

Man Accused Of Killing Wife, Abducting Kids, Found Dead On Staten Island

It was a jealous rage that may have motivated Keith Belajonas. Police said he posted a chilling message on Facebook Thursday morning.

08/07/2014

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Man Who Recorded Video Of Eric Garner Arrest Appears In Court On Gun Charges

Ramsey pleaded not guilty to two counts of criminal possession of a weapon and is being held on $75,000 bail.

08/04/2014

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S.I. Politicians Hope Brooklyn Brewery Expands To West Shore

Staten Island politicians are hoping a popular Brooklyn business brings its expansion to their west shore, WCBS 880’s Ginny Kosola reported.

08/03/2014

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