Staten Island

Two people were rescued after a small boat capsized in the Raritan Bay off Staten Island on Oct. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead, 1 Injured After Small Boat Capsizes In Raritan Bay Off Staten Island

Video from the scene showed only the hull of the small vessel visible above the water.

10/14/2014

Deer (file/credit: Clipart)

Assemblyman Says Warning Signs Are Needed As Staten Island Deer Population Booms

There has been a population explosion on Staten Island, but we’re not talking about people, we’re talking about deer.

10/13/2014

A Staten Island family was relieved after their infant daughter underwent successful, non-invasive, heart surgery. (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Relieved After Infant Undergoes Successful, Non-Invasive Heart Procedure

Parents of an infant child facing a life-threatening open heart surgery found relief through a new non-invasive procedure.

10/09/2014

A man was found dead after a fire at a Staten Island home on Wednesday, Oct. 8, and police believe he was beaten to death. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Staten Island Woman Charged With Murder After Husband Found Dead In Tub

Antionetta Baldassarre, 67, has been charged with second-degree murder, arson and criminal possession of a weapon, police said.

10/09/2014

Police believe these three men used skimming devices to steal PIN numbers at Staten Island ATMs and gain access to people's bank accounts. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: 3 Suspects Skimmed PIN Numbers From Staten Island ATMs

Police late Wednesday were searching for three suspects who stole PIN and debit card numbers using skimming machines and video cameras they installed on ATMs on Staten Island.

10/09/2014

A man was found dead after a fire at a Staten Island home on Wednesday, Oct. 8, and police believe he was beaten to death. (Credit: CBS 2)

Man, 82, Found Dead After Fire At Staten Island Home; Police Believe He Was Beaten

A man was found dead with head trauma Wednesday when police responded to a fire at a home on Staten Island, and sources said police believe he was beaten by a woman found alive at the scene.

10/08/2014

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein (credit: Getty Images)

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein Leaves Garner Case Amid Allegations

Amid allegations of sexual assault this week, attorney Sanford Rubenstein has withdrawn from the civil case against the city on behalf of the family of Eric Garner.

10/08/2014

(Credit: NYPD)

Police Search For 2 Suspects In Robbery Of Staten Island Livery Cab Driver

The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in identifying suspects accused of robbing a livery cab driver in Staten Island.

10/04/2014

A surveillance image of a suspect who police believe ripped a chain from a 79-year-old woman on Staten Island. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Ripped Chain From Woman, 79, On Staten Island

Police on Tuesday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect who followed a 79-year-old woman into an apartment building and ripped a chain off her neck.

09/30/2014

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.

09/29/2014

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)

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.

09/29/2014

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

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