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NEW YORK (AP) — Organizers of the county fair on New York's Staten Island are making a dogged effort to prevent the spread of swine flu. The Staten Island Advance (http://bit.ly/NuYjBZ ) says this year's Richmond County Fair is forgoing pig races...
NEW YORK (AP) — A Staten Island jury has awarded $1 million to a family that sued New York City after learning that their dead son's brain was on display at the city morgue. Relatives of 17-year-old Jesse Jerome Shipley say they learned through a...
pix11.com | @mariopix11Four months have passed since Simeonette Mapes-Crupi was murdered at her residence at Forrest Hills road on State Island. A lock is now on the front door of what used to be the Brooklyn teacher's home. A faded makeshift memorial sits only yards away....
With the summer concert season in full swing, we're still learning about new local shows. Today's big news is that Sade and John Legend are set to visit Scope in Norfolk on Sept. 12. Sade, the singer whose soft-and-sultry style represents an artful brand...
Tags: AAA, Minneapolis, Arts and Culture, Minority Groups, Tickets
The parents of Jawara Henry, 27, tearfully praised the Richmond County District Attorney's office for bringing charges against Erik Stanley, 37, of Middletown, N.J in Henry's death last year. The family also announced plans to file a civil lawsuit against...
pix11.comA Staten Island man who brutally beat his then-9 year old son, stripping him naked, burning his hands and then throwing him into a kitchen oven, will serve just four months in jail on weekends for the attack. James Moss was facing seven years in prison,...
wpix.comStaten Island-based rapper Method Man surrendered to authorities Monday, after officials say he failed to pay $32, 799 in personal income taxes over a three-year period. According to Richmond County District Attorney Daniel Donovan, the hip hop star...
Tags: WPIX, Prosecution, Lawyers, Justice System, Politics
pix11.comAlthough it looks a lot like a typical neighborhood-friendly ice cream truck, prosecutors say it was far from it. 31 people were arrested and charged in connection with a lucrative pill pushing ring that used an ice cream truck to distribute nearly 43,...
Tags: WPIX, Prosecution, OxyContin (drug), Lawyers, Justice System
Hip-hop star Method Man pleaded guilty to a tax-evasion charge Monday, writing a check on the spot for the final $40,000 restitution payment after owing about $106,000. The former Wu-Tang Clan member was arrested Oct. 9 on charges he failed to pay...
Tags: WPIX, Prosecution, Politics, Mary J. Blige, Police Arrests
wpix.comAn emergency medical technician working at a crime scene, was arrested and charged after police said he snapped a photo of a murder victim and posted it on a social networking website. According to Richmond County District Attorney Daniel Donovan, Mark...
Tags: WPIX, Prosecution, Crimes, Hospitals and Clinics, Facebook
wpix.comAs many prepare to remember those lost on the ninth anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks this Friday, a Pennsylvania woman has been arrested for vandalizing a local 9/11 memorial that honors victims from Staten Island. According to...
Tags: WPIX, Pennsylvania, Crimes, Unrest, Conflicts and War, Terrorism
WPIXSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- An emergency medical technician working at a crime scene, was arrested and charged after police said he snapped a photo of a murder victim and posted it on a social networking website. According to Richmond County District Attorney...
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