A 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.
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.
Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo has been stripped of his gun and shield as the NYPD continues to investigate the death of 43-year-old Eric Garner.
A man died in police custody Thursday, after being arrested for allegedly selling illegal cigarettes on Staten Island.
A manhole fire left part of Staten Island without power in the middle of a brutal heat wave overnight, and Con Edison has reduced voltage in many areas in as crews repair equipment.