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Staten Island compost fire at the former Fresh Kills landfill site on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 (credit: Edward Reed/ NYC Mayor's Office Flickr)

Health Concerns Arise Following Staten Island Compost Fire At Fresh Kills Landfill

Many Staten Island residents are worried they have been breathing in toxic smoke from the blaze and now councilmen James Oddo and Vincent Ignizio have asked city agencies to release data from the air monitoring stations downwind of the landfill.

04/11/2012

A major brush fire burns in Tabernacle, N.J. on April 9, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Gain Control Of Wind-Whipped Wildfires In N.J., Staten Island, Connecticut

Authorities say a small brush fire that broke out in Barnegat late Tuesday morning has been fully contained, while crews hope to have a large wildfire in Burlington County fully contained by Tuesday night.

04/10/2012

Samayah Bailey (credit: CBS 2)

Toddler Shot In Head On Staten Island Expected To Recover

Eighteen-month-old Samayah Bailey lost her left eye and has had three surgeries after she was shot in her stroller on Wednesday.

09/17/2011

Stroller at shooting of toddler Samiya Bailey on Staten Island (credit: CBS 2)

Toddler Critical But Stable After Staten Island Shooting; NYPD Arrests Suspect Damark King

The NYPD believes King had a dispute with the toddler’s uncle, who was standing near her in the playground.

09/15/2011

An officer stands outside the Arlington Houses after a young girl was shot at the playground on Sept. 14, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

18-Month-Old Girl Shot In Face At Staten Island Playground

An 18-month-old girl is fighting for her life after she was shot in the face Wednesday in a playground outside her apartment building in the Mariners Harbor section of Staten Island.

09/14/2011