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Man accused of fatally punching stepdad, 68, released after plea deal
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The Stapleton manaccused of fatally beating his stepdad at a child's birthday party in Junehas taken a plea deal, authorities said.
NYPD sergeant fired following off-duty shooting of Brooklyn man
NYPD Sergeant Ritchard Blake shot 21-year-old Thavone Santana in the mouth on August 2, near the intersection of New Jersey Avenue and Livonia Avenue, police said.
Heavy rain could cause flooding on Staten Island Saturday
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y.-- Heavy showers and thunderstorms are expected to hit Staten Island Saturday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service.
Rain suspends game between Staten Island Yankees and Vermont
BURLINGTON, Vt. --- The Staten Island Yankees were leading the Vermont Lake Monsters 7-1 in the middle of the fifth inning Friday night when the rains came at Centennial Field and forced it to be suspended.The game will resume Saturday night at 6:05 p.m., prior to the regularly scheduled game at 7 p
Emotional words as 2 men charged in marijuana grow house explosion that killed FDNY chief are sentenced
Garivaldi Castillo, 33, and Julio Salcedo, 36, were defendants in an unusual hearing. It's rare that a person is held criminally responsible for conditions that cause the death of a New York City firefighter, according to the Bronx District Attorney's Office.
Woman's gas-station arrest, shocking speed case: Staten Island's top crime headlines for the week
Watch: Woman cuffed at gas station in break-in; her driver charged tooOfficers arrested a Long Island woman, who is accused of breaking into a home in St. George, and her allegedly unlicensed driver, at a gas station in Concord.Crystal Tennis, 31, and driver John Mitchell, 32, who both live at the s
Residents: Abandoned homes are hazardous
Three crumbling buildings in the heart of Sidney Center have residents worried for their safety.A group of Sidney Center residents started a civic action group, Sidney Center Improvement Group, in 2005 to address beautification in the hamlet, and one of the main drivers was the dilapidated houses.“W
Toms River man shot to death in Newark
Malone, 28, was shot at 11:45 p.m. near Pankhurst street in Newark and taken to University Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to authorities.
Woman killed, several injured in fire at Brooklyn building in Crown Heights
Four people were been taken to hospitals, where a woman died from her injuries, officials said. The three others were reported in critical condition. Six other people, including four firefighters, suffered minor injuries, according to FDNY Deputy Chief Anthony DeVita.
Man sentenced to 148 years in prison for forcing motel couples to have sex at gunpoint
ELIZABETH, N.J. — A woman stood and stared straight at the man who tainted her world and made it dark when heterrorized, robbed and sexually assaulted herand her male companion while at a motel six years ago and suggested his sentence should be execution.
Motorist finds woman's body on Irvington Street
The woman, who police had yet to publicly identify as of Friday evening, was found on Krotik Place at approximately 8:55 a.m. The street parallels the Garden State Parkway between Chancellor Avenue and Mill Road.
13-year-old boy followed, groped by man inside Brooklyn church: police
On Aug. 10 at about 7:45 p.m., a man followed the victim, who police sources said is a 13-year-old boy, into a church along Fifth Avenue and 48th Street in Sunset Park.
Man charged in fatal stabbing of Jersey City woman
Ishmael "Rico" Coleman, 41, of Salem Lafayette Court, was arrested Monday evening and charged with homicide, possession of a deadly weapon and unlawful possession of a weapon in the death of 38-year-old Takeela Wilson.
Why FBI thinks million-dollar works stolen from artist’s home in 1983 are on Staten Island ‘in plain sight’
The agency said approximately 35 pieces, including sculptures and paintings, were taken from Perillo's Grasmere home in 1983.
Staten Island Expressway traffic causes heavy delays on Verrazano
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Standstill traffic is being reported from the West Shore Expressway back to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Friday afternoon, as commuters try to get home after a long work week.
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Yankees-Jays weather forecast: Will rain delay game?
Yankee Stadium before the Yankees faced the Blue Jays on Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com)
Severe thunderstorms possible on Staten Island through weekend
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Severe thunderstorms with potentially-damaging winds and heavy rain are expected later Friday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
Man admits fatally shooting man in head, wounding three women in 2016
Kenneth L. Barnes, of Orient Avenue, pleaded guilty to the homicide of Shaheer Parson, 35, also known as Arkbar Riley, who was found by responding police officers with a head wound on Van Wagenen Avenue on Sept. 11.
New Yorkers Put Up More Aretha Franklin Tributes In Subway Stations
Makeshift tributes went up atthe Franklin Street subway stationin Tribeca earlier this week—those included wheat-pasted messages in the stairwells reading, “Say a little prayer for Aretha” and “Aretha Makes Me Feel Like a Natural Woman” (on the southbound side of the station), as well as four handwr