The body of Francesco "Franky Boy" Cali, 53, is discovered at his Staten Island home. Police say that no arrests have been made.
After more than two years, there may soon be significant movement on the case.
After the presence of police frightened the gang away, 16-year-old Dayshen McKenzie collapsed in the Staten Island heat in what may have been an asthma attack.
Amid a decade’s worth of New Yorker articles about Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath collected ahead of the 10-year anniversary of the natural disaster, the magazine published a short video report on the effort to incentivize residents of Staten Island, a place hit hard by Hurricane Sandy in 2012, into leaving parts of the disaster-prone borough.
President Obama's observation that racism is "deeply rooted" in U.S. society is an understatement. Racism is as American as the Fourth of July, and ignoring this fact doesn't make it go away.
Michael Brown's death at the hands of a policeman was preceded last summer by Eric Garner's tragically similar case in Staten Island, N.Y.
A medical examiner ruled that a police officer's chokehold on unarmed New York City resident Eric Garner last month caused the 43-year-old man's death.
Foreclosures in New York City rose 19 percent last year as filings fell nationally by 3 points, a new report says. Meanwhile, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a meager $1.9 million settlement with a robosigning giant, reports Catherine Curan at the New York Post.
Members of New York City’s Occupy movement are waging an expanding relief effort for tens of thousands of people who remain without heat, power or hot water in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Observers are calling it Occupy’s finest hour.