Staten Island

Six busted for circulating $25G in painkillers in Brooklyn, S.I.

Six men were busted for running a prescription drug ring that flooded Staten Island and Brooklyn with over $25,000 worth of painkillers.

Crime

As rain continues, Staten Island streets take on water

Here we go again? With rain in forecast for most of Thursday, flooding could be an issue.

Weather

In New York’s cutthroat residential market, experiences are the new must-have amenity

Perks like a fitness room and a lounge are no longer enough to lure prospective tenants<p>In New York City’s increasingly crowded residential marketplace, where developers are trying all manner of attention-grabbing tactics to stand out (steampunk costumes, nude painted models, you get the idea), it’s …

New York City

Staten Island deer euthanized in Jersey City

Wildlife officials have euthanized a deer that wandered from Staten Island into Jersey City.<p>An Environment Protection Department official says they …

New York City

Baby, 1, reportedly overdoses on illicit substance in heartbreaking incident

A 1-year-old infant is in critical condition after police say she possibly overdosed on methadone in Staten Island.<p>The child's mother called 911 …

Times Square

Extra, Extra: Car Crash At AnalTech Produces Potentially Hazardous Odor

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New York City

NYPD Investigates Case Where 1-Year-Old Girl May Have Ingested Methadone on Staten Island

Police are investigating a case on Staten Island where a 1-year-old girl may have ingested methadone.<p>Police say they received a call around 8 p.m. …

New York City

Disturbing, deep-rooted patterns in S.I.'s racial geography

<i>Army Major Danny Sjursen, who grew up in Midland Beach, shares his research and reflections in a report that's intended to get Staten Islanders</i> …

Racism

Blaze that killed dad and injured son was sparked by candles

Candles ignited the inferno that tore through a Staten Island home, killing a father and injuring his 9-year-old son, police said Sunday.<p>Anthony …

New York City

Dad who died in fire was celebrating his 62nd birthday

The Staten Island dad who perished in an inferno on his birthday late Saturday was an inspiring professor who rose from humble beginnings to touch …

New York City

Changing tactics, NYPD focuses on help for drug users, not prison

“The attitude has changed, and it's a positive thing,” said Staten Island DA Michael McMahon.

Addiction

More Than A Dozen Hurt In 5-Alarm Staten Island Apartment Fire

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Three firefighters and four police officers are among the 15 people injured in a 5-alarm fire that tore through a Staten …

Fire Fighting

Why parents are sending their kids to school with bug spray

Notebook, pencils, homework — and bug spray.<p>Staten Island parents worried about Lyme disease and a rare but deadly new virus are adding insect …

New York City

Cops bust suspected drunken Staten Island driver who hit pole

Cops arrested an apparently drunken motorist who slammed into a pole in Staten Island, seriously injuring two passengers, officials said.

Crime

11 injured after two-car crash in Staten Island

Eleven people were injured when two vehicles collided in Staten Island, officials said.<p>The crash happened near the corner of Castleton Ave. and …

New York City

'I just choose not to listen': Trump loyalists are sticking by him as Russia revelations rock DC

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s loyal backers say they don’t know, don’t believe or don’t care about the explosive revelations that forced the Justice Department to appoint a special counsel to investigate possible collusion between Russia and the Republican campaign.<p>From the quiet streets …

Donald Trump

Homeowners' association prez admits to embezzling $300K; worked as civilian for NYPD

Danny Juliano, a civilian employee of the NYPD and the president of a Rossville homeowners' association, admitted to embezzling $300,000 from the …

New York City

Put body cams on immigration cops

Since Donald Trump assumed control of the federal government’s executive branch, millions...

Immigration

New Bus Stop Feature Makes It Impossible To Get Any Sleep; Staten Island Residents Say

<b>NEW YORK (CBSNewYork)</b> — Some say a constant nagging beeping is keeping them up at night on Staten Island.<p>That beeping is coming from a new bus stop …

New York City

Opioid Deaths Are Spurring Brutally Honest Obituaries With Hopes of Saving Lives

On January 27, 2017, 23-year-old Andrew Oswald III of Hamilton, New Jersey, died of a heroin overdose.<p>Although he had been to rehab previously, many …

Addiction

NYC's free Wi-Fi kiosks are being used for huge amounts of data

New Yorkers have used more than a petabyte of data from the city’s new WiFi kiosks.

Wi-Fi

SWAT Responds to Barricaded Man on Staten Island: Police

An NYPD SWAT team descended on a Staten Island home late Friday afternoon after a man barricaded himself inside, police said.<p>There was said to be …

Policing

Staten Island ninja burglar sentenced to 22 years in prison

A judge sentenced Robert Costanzo to 22 years behind bars Friday for raiding some 200 homes over a decade, officials said.

Crime

Staten Island warehouse project leasing to major retailers for e-commerce

The developer of a new warehouse complex in Staten Island that will cater to growing demand from e-commerce retailers says it is on track to lease …

eCommerce

Your Week Untapped: Top 10 NYC Events May 13th to May 19th

Mother's Day weekend kicks off with a slew of tours, a pop-up exhibit from our friends at New York Adventure Club and talks about the future of New …

Twin Peaks

Acting FBI chief contradicts White House on Comey firing

The firing of Comey left the fate of the FBI's probe into Russia's election meddling and possible ties to the Trump campaign deeply uncertain.

Government

Gina Argento focuses on TV shows in Staten Island after fundraising scandal

With more than two dozen TV shows a year shooting at the 40 studios that Broadway Stages operates in Brooklyn and Queens, co-owner Gina Argento is …

New York City

Man, 37, who jumped from Verrazano remembered as 'very good dad'

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- The 37-year-old man who jumped from the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Sunday morning was a generous father of three, according …

New York City

Fentanyl Hits New York City Hard

John Harte has been shooting up heroin for more than four decades, but he cut back this year because he is afraid of fentanyl, an often deadly synthetic opioid being used to spike heroin.<p>“It’s really, really dangerous,” said the 67-year-old Staten Island resident. “It’s like you’re chasing a dream. …

Addiction

Woman pleads guilty to killing husband, setting house on fire

A Staten Island woman who bludgeoned her husband to death with a crowbar before setting their house on fire pleaded guilty Monday to first degree …

Crime