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Investigators try to track down false yacht maydayupdated: Thu Jun 14 2012 16:50:00

The U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday it has received more than 50 calls to its tip line about a false distress call of a yacht explosion that prompted massive rescue effort Monday off the coast of New Jersey.

NTSB: Ferry crash caused by malfunction updated: Tue Apr 24 2012 21:09:00

A ferry accident two years ago in Staten Island, New York, was caused by a technical malfunction, according to a federal investigation. Fifty people were injured, three seriously.

CNNMoney: Foreclosure free ride: 3 years, no paymentsupdated: Sun Jan 01 2012 16:40:00

Delinquent borrowers facing foreclosure are learning that they can stay in their homes for years, as long as they're willing to put up a fight.

N.Y. police officer charged with civil rights violationupdated: Mon Oct 17 2011 17:37:00

A New York City police officer is being charged with violating civil rights law after allegedly arresting a black man in Staten Island without cause and later using racial slurs to describe the incident to a friend during a phone call that was intercepted by authorities, court documents say.

CNNMoney: Home ownership: Biggest drop since Great Depressionupdated: Fri Oct 07 2011 07:26:00

The percentage of Americans who owned their homes has seen its biggest decline since the Great Depression, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Ground Zero: Tears, Prayers for 10th Anniversary of 9/11updated: Sun Sep 11 2011 23:10:00

President Obama and other dignitaries listen as the names of the victims are read

Hurricane hunter warns Northeastupdated: Sat Aug 27 2011 22:11:00

Hurricane hunter Mark Sudduth says Northeast residents should expect the same destruction already left in Irene's wake.

Evacuation time running out in mid-Atlantic states, New Englandupdated: Sat Aug 27 2011 22:11:00

Officials in the mid-Atlantic states and southern New England on Saturday sounded fresh warnings about Hurricane Irene and told residents they were nearly out of time to leave for safer ground.

Wastewater leak stops, but health officials close 4 N.Y. beachesupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 22:18:00

Four New York City beaches were closed Monday, but wastewater from a nearby treatment plant has stopped discharging into the Hudson River, city health officials said.

Ginsburg offers 'greatest hits' summary of past termupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 15:35:00

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg proudly points out a recent empirical study finding her "the least funny justice who talks" when cases are argued on the Supreme Court's nine-member bench.

New York beaches issued health advisories for wastewaterupdated: Thu Jul 21 2011 22:24:00

Health advisories were issued for four beaches in New York City Thursday evening as wastewater from a plant continued to discharge into the Hudson River, according to a press release from the New York City Department of Environmental Protection.

Supporters give 'hug' to budget-pinched NYC librariesupdated: Sat Jun 04 2011 23:06:00

A group of supporters encircled the New York Public Library's 42nd Street branch in Manhattan arm-in-arm Saturday to show their love.

Mob ex-wife: Nobody wants to date meupdated: Wed May 11 2011 09:22:00

HLN's Joy Behar talks with the cast of VH1's 'Mob Wives' about why men are relucant to date women with mafia ties. See the full interview tonight at 10 ET on HLN.

Cover story: Wives, girlfriends wed to reality fameupdated: Wed May 11 2011 09:22:00

The funny thing about reality shows built around housewives and girlfriends is that the men who made them such really aren't necessary.

Gambino associate sentenced to 13 years in prisonupdated: Wed Apr 20 2011 20:19:00

A longtime associate of the Gambino family was sentenced Wednesday to 13 years in prison for conspiring to kill a garbage company owner believed to be a government informant more than two decades ago.

Arrests made in death of DJ 'Megatron'updated: Thu Apr 07 2011 17:39:00

Two men have been arrested in the death of a popular television and radio disc jockey who was shot to death on Staten Island early Sunday morning, according to New York City police.

Parents sue over Facebook photos of dead daughterupdated: Tue Mar 29 2011 22:47:00

The parents of a murder victim are suing Facebook after a paramedic pleaded guilty to photographing their daughter's corpse and posting the image to the social networking site, according to court documents.

New York DJ 'Megatron' fatally shotupdated: Mon Mar 28 2011 06:08:00

A popular television and radio DJ was shot to death in Staten Island early Sunday morning, according to New York City police.

CNNMoney: Gas: Why I'm paying $4 but my neighbor isn'tupdated: Tue Mar 01 2011 14:29:00

Whenever a gas price story is published on this site, astute readers write in to say that gas is in their area is much more expensive than the nationwide average.

Man sentenced to life in prison for JFK bomb plotupdated: Fri Feb 18 2011 09:29:00

A federal judge on Thursday sentenced a Guyanese man convicted of plotting to detonate explosives at John F. Kennedy International Airport to life behind bars.

Man killed by vehicle after Jets winupdated: Tue Jan 18 2011 11:59:00

A somber note dampened weekend celebrations in New York when a motorist killed a 46-year-old man shortly after the New York Jets' stunning victory over the New England Patriots, police said.

Man who pleaded guilty in NYC airport terror plot gets 15 yearsupdated: Thu Jan 13 2011 20:20:00

A man who pleaded guilty last summer in a plot to blow up fuel tanks and the fuel pipeline under New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in prison.

Turkeys make a mess in Staten Islandupdated: Thu Nov 11 2010 09:31:00

A flock of wild turkeys have become a mild nuisance in one Staten Island neighborhood, as WABC reports.

Turkeys invade Staten Islandupdated: Thu Nov 11 2010 09:31:00

Thanksgiving may be two weeks away, but every day is turkey day for a quiet section of New York City's Staten Island.

Deadline near for 9/11 responders-NYC settlement agreementupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 17:11:00

Thousands of 9/11 first responders have until midnight Monday to accept a $712 million settlement agreement with the city of New York over illnesses stemming from their exposure to toxic dust at ground zero. Marathon Running (Related Stories)updated: Mon Nov 08 2010 15:37:00

Marathon running stories in the SI Vault Chilean Miner Finishes N.Y.C. Marathonupdated: Mon Nov 08 2010 10:31:00

Called "The Runner" for training in the mine, Edison Peña jogs through Central Park

Parents shocked to learn examiner kept son's brainupdated: Wed Oct 27 2010 19:52:00

Andre and Korisha Shipley were still mourning the death of their 17-year-old son, Jesse, when two months after his funeral, they received shocking news from students of the same Staten Island, New York, high school Jesse had attended. Members of a forensic science club on a field trip to the morgue couldn't believe what they noticed on a cabinet in the medical examiner's lab.

Step right or wrong, just keep movingupdated: Mon Oct 18 2010 11:54:00

I am not sure we ever get past the annoying disappointments, nor do we ever learn to break through walls and climb mountains, but we can get close to it if we just do it.

2 accused of hate crime at historic gay barupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 07:10:00

Two men have been charged with a hate crime after an attack on a gay man in the bathroom of a historic gay bar in downtown Manhattan early Sunday morning, according to Erin Duggan of the New York district attorney's office.

Gay bar attack has community on edgeupdated: Wed Oct 06 2010 07:10:00

An assault in a New York bar is the latest in a series of what police believe to be anti-gay attacks. WABC reports.

Two brush fires burn at New York national parkupdated: Wed Sep 08 2010 19:03:00

A pair of brush fires broke out within two hours of each other Wednesday afternoon on New York's Staten Island, closing part of a national park.

Nothing new about mosques in New Yorkupdated: Thu Aug 05 2010 18:55:00

It's hard to think of a better place for a mosque today than lower Manhattan, near to ground zero. To support the siting of a mosque there is not just deeply American--a declaration of the freedoms we stand for -- it is the continuation of a long and established New York tradition of mosque-building.

Two convicted in JFK airport bomb plotupdated: Tue Aug 03 2010 18:38:00

Two men were convicted Monday of plotting explosions at John F. Kennedy International Airport.

Details emerge about fatal Staten Island house fireupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 11:57:00

A boy a New York tabloid tabbed a "suicidal teenage pyromaniac" was actually a murder victim, a spokeswoman for the New York City Medical Examiner's office said Thursday.

March protests attacks on Mexican nationalsupdated: Thu Jul 29 2010 11:09:00

A Latino advocacy group organized a march through the streets of Staten Island, New York, Wednesday night to protest a string of attacks on Mexican nationals.

Police beef up presence on Staten Island after attacks on Mexicansupdated: Wed Jul 28 2010 12:55:00

New York police have stepped up patrols in a Staten Island neighborhood after a string of attacks on Mexican nationals, authorities say.

JFK bomb plot trial begins in New Yorkupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 18:02:00

Opening statements have begun in the New York terrorism case of two men accused of plotting explosions at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Russell DeFreitas and Abdul Kadir are accused of conspiring to blow up JFK's jet-fuel supply tanks and pipeline in 2007.

Art installation brings 60 pianos to the streets of New York Cityupdated: Wed Jun 23 2010 14:19:00

On Monday morning, New York City added a new sound to its usual cacophony of honking cars and taxis, groaning buses, and screeching subways: 5,280 tinkling piano keys.

Two crashes in less than a decadeupdated: Sun May 09 2010 22:00:00

CNN's Susan Candiotti looks at the 2nd crash in less than a decade for a Staten Island ferry.

Staten Island Ferry crash injures dozensupdated: Sat May 08 2010 22:28:00

A ferry boat that apparently had mechanical problems crashed into the Staten Island Ferry terminal Saturday morning, leaving at least 36 people injured, including one seriously, authorities said.

NY police: 4 face hate crime charges in beating of Mexican manupdated: Sat Apr 10 2010 07:42:00

Four people were arrested and charged with hate crime offenses in New York after a Mexican immigrant was beaten with a baseball bat, a metal chain and wooden planks, police said.

Method Man arrested on $33K tax chargeupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 00:58:00

Rapper and actor Clifford Smith, better known to fans as Method Man, was arrested Monday and faces charges of failing to pay taxes, the district attorney in Richmond County, New York, said.

Terror drill off New York tests agencies against seaborne attackupdated: Tue Aug 04 2009 20:34:00

Federal, state and municipal agencies staged an elaborate drill in the waters off New York City on Tuesday to prepare for the possibility of a nuclear or dirty-bomb attack from the water.

See more than the typical attractions in NYCupdated: Mon Jul 06 2009 10:16:00

Anyone who has ever tried to get any work done with young kids underfoot can only imagine what Harris Levine must have gone through -- every day of his life.

Staten Island Ferry crash injures 10updated: Wed Jul 01 2009 21:06:00

A Staten Island Ferry lost power and hit a pier Wednesday at full speed, resulting in one serious injury and nine minor injuries, a Coast Guard spokesman said.

EMT charged with posting photo of corpse on Facebookupdated: Thu Jun 04 2009 22:30:00

A New York City emergency medical technician is facing misdemeanor charges after being accused of taking a picture of a female murder victim and then posting it to his Facebook page.

The lowdown on the Big Appleupdated: Wed Jun 03 2009 12:59:00

They say that if you can make it there, you can make it anywhere, so here are some tips to help you make the most of New York.

CNNMoney: An auto dealer survives the onslaughtupdated: Mon May 18 2009 07:36:00

The Manfredis were among the fortunate ones last week, avoiding Chrysler's ax as it struck down nearly 800 dealerships across the nation.

'Found money' is frugal family's hobbyupdated: Fri Feb 06 2009 13:14:00

Maybe Wall Street bankers can learn a thing or two from the Humpherys.

Family searches for changeupdated: Fri Feb 06 2009 13:14:00

The Humpherys scour New York in search of lost money as a lesson in saving. CNN's Richard Roth reports.

4th man pleads guilty to Election Day attacks targeting blacksupdated: Mon Feb 02 2009 19:07:00

A fourth Staten Island man pleaded guilty Monday to charges stemming from three assaults targeting African-Americans in the hours after Barack Obama was declared the winner in the November presidential election, authorities said.

Charges filed in beatings after Obama victoryupdated: Thu Jan 08 2009 18:31:00

Three Staten Island men are charged with violating voting rights, accused of assaulting African-Americans after Barack Obama's win in the November presidential election, authorities said Wednesday.

Prosecutors: 3 attacked blacks because Obama wonupdated: Thu Jan 08 2009 17:14:00

Three Staten Island men face charges of voting rights violations for targeting African-Americans for assault after Barack Obama's win in the November 4 presidential race, authorities said Wednesday.

Questions linger after Bush withdraws pardonupdated: Thu Dec 25 2008 16:04:00

Questions continued to swirl Thursday over the president's decision to withdraw a pardon for a New York developer involved in a Long Island mortgage fraud scheme.

CNNMoney: Cold shoppers seek hot toy dealsupdated: Fri Nov 28 2008 13:24:00

The hot pursuit of discounted toys and video games kept lots of shoppers waiting in the cold, dark night on Black Friday. Settlement in Deadly NYC Ferry Crashupdated: Mon Aug 25 2008 15:00:00

Lawyers say the widow of a man killed in the 2003 Staten Island ferry crash has settled a wrongful death claim against New York City for $8.7 million Switch-Pitcher Confounds the Rulesupdated: Sat Jun 21 2008 17:00:00

A Minor League switch-handed pitcher has managed to confuse umpires on the rules as to how he may pitch to switch-hitters J.Lo Gives Special Performance at Staten Island Schoolupdated: Wed Jun 18 2008 17:37:00

The singer sang "Let's Get Loud" with autistic children for their graduation

'I love you, C64'updated: Sun Dec 09 2007 17:21:00

Ian Schafer gets a C64 on his eighth birthday in 1983, and is so excited he forgets all about his birthday cake. readers recall the life-changing Commodore 64updated: Sun Dec 09 2007 17:21:00

If you know this command -- Load "*", 8,1 -- like the back of your hand, you probably have fond memories of the Commodore 64, one of the first home computers commercially available en masse.

New York: Outside of downtownupdated: Mon Oct 15 2007 08:04:00

Last week, we offered a quick tour of New York's downtown neighborhoods. Following is a peek at the rest of the city. Next week we'll supply a few different itineraries to help get your planning started.

University campus in NY secured after man found with rifle, maskupdated: Wed Sep 26 2007 21:20:00

The Queens campus of St. John's University was locked down Wednesday after police apprehended a masked man with a rifle on campus, the school confirmed in a written statement.

Storms kill one, disrupt travel around New York Cityupdated: Wed Aug 08 2007 22:59:00

Strong winds and heavy rainstorms tore through the Big Apple early Wednesday, killing one person and wreaking havoc on the region's transit system and causing delays at two major airports.

Severe weather in NYupdated: Wed Aug 08 2007 22:59:00

Severe weather in NY

N.Y. chemicals were to be resold on Internet, police sayupdated: Fri Jun 29 2007 23:40:00

A man who stored nearly 1,500 pounds of potassium nitrate and other chemicals in his Staten Island home and a nearby storage facility was charged with reckless endangerment Friday, according to the New York City Police Department.

Chemicals found in N.Y. home lead to evacuationsupdated: Thu Jun 28 2007 22:29:00

Several blocks of Staten Island, New York, were evacuated as police investigated a "large amount" of chemicals found inside a home, police said.

Top 10 romantic escapesupdated: Thu Feb 01 2007 10:18:00

We found places perfect for sharing -- just in time for Valentine's Day.

CNNMoney: NASCAR shifts into a higher gearupdated: Fri Dec 01 2006 15:36:00

It seems obvious to say this, but NASCAR did not become as successful as it is by standing still.

Money Magazine: Folks You Can Count Onupdated: Fri Dec 01 2006 00:01:00

"For us it's tradition when your child is born to appoint godparents who are the guardians." --Veronica (and Damien) Rowney, Dublin

The hyphenated lifeupdated: Fri Nov 24 2006 12:05:00

More than 300 people crammed into a hotel ballroom near LaGuardia Airport to spend a Sunday evening in an attempt to understand both sides of the hyphen that defines their lives.

Tornado hits north of Manhattanupdated: Wed Jul 12 2006 17:30:00

A tornado struck about 20 miles north of New York City during rush hour Wednesday, causing heavy damage to a Westchester County store, the National Weather Service and a store spokesman said.

Road warriors: School bus drivers fight terrorismupdated: Fri Mar 17 2006 15:07:00

School bus drivers around the country are being trained to be the eyes and ears on the road and to watch for potential terrorists, in a program financed by the Homeland Security Department.

The fight for Iraqupdated: Fri Mar 25 2005 18:05:00

Maybe one day flights to Iraq will be routine events. But that is certainly not the case now. The continuing insurgency explains why.

CNNMoney: Watching the boys of springupdated: Thu Jan 13 2005 12:25:00

Every January, when northern skies darken, the thoughts of red-blooded Americans start turning to the National Pastime.

9/11 jewelryupdated: Thu Dec 02 2004 16:48:00

More than three years after the September 11 attacks, the New York City Police Department is hoping technology will provide closure.

Ex-Bosnian Ambassador out on bailupdated: Tue Jul 27 2004 20:35:00

Bosnia's former Ambassador to the United Nations, who is fighting extradition in an embezzlement investigation, has been released from prison after posting $6 million bail.

Arsenal found in Staten Island homeupdated: Thu Apr 29 2004 03:24:00

New York City police have uncovered an arsenal of weapons, ammunition and home-made bombs in a raid on a Staten Island home, a police spokeswoman said.

At least 1 dead in 4-vehicle accidentupdated: Fri Mar 26 2004 14:08:00

At least one person is dead after a four-vehicle accident today on the Goethals Bridge linking Elizabeth, New Jersey, with Staten Island, law enforcement sources said.

CNNMoney: America's longest commutesupdated: Thu Feb 26 2004 14:40:00

Between the Giants, the Knicks, and the Fresh Kills landfill, New Yorkers must endure plenty of things that stink. Add this to the list: area residents suffer the nation's longest daily commutes to work.

Missing actor's wife says family 'in limbo'updated: Thu Jan 15 2004 08:50:00

The wife of missing actor-writer Spalding Gray said Thursday the entire family is "in limbo" after not hearing from Gray for five days.

Serial bride headed for slammerupdated: Thu Jan 08 2004 17:48:00

A woman who became a serial bride of sorts, saying "I do" over and over and over again for money, now faces a prison stretch for lying about her multiple marriages.

FSB: In a Manner of Speaking What Donald Rumsfeld can teach us about selling that Tony Robbins can't.updated: Sun Jun 01 2003 00:01:00

The best presentation I've recently seen lacked humor, grace, and PowerPoint. The speaker was cranky, opinionated, and perfectly willing to offend his audience. But the old guy did one thing fabulo...

Fortune: Trendsupdated: Mon May 27 2002 00:01:00

The cost of prescription drugs soared to $154 billion last year, up 17% from 2000. Pundits have blamed rising R&D outlays, relentless TV ads, and greedy pharma conglomerates for the jump. But we wo...

Money Magazine: My broker didn't sell my stock before it split, as I'd requested. What can I do?updated: Wed Nov 01 2000 00:01:00

Q. On May 1, I requested that Ameritrade sell 200 shares of American Express at $158. A few weeks later, I was notified that since the stock split three for one on May 12, my order had been adjuste...

Money Magazine: Where Can I Find Detailed Information About Preferred Stocks?updated: Sun Oct 01 2000 00:01:00

Q. I'd like to know more details about certain preferred stocks. Is there someplace I can look on the Web for information such as call dates, dividends and ratings? GEORGE STRAUB READING, PA.

Money Magazine: Bank Stocks? Think Small With financials, David Ellison says bigger is definitely not better.updated: Sat May 01 1999 00:01:00

What do you do when you're a sector fund manager and your sector hits the skids? Well, if you're David Ellison, manager of the three-year-old FBR Financial Services fund, you stick with the value-o...

Fortune: I STOLE TO GET EVEN: YET ANOTHER CHARITY SCAMupdated: Mon Oct 30 1995 00:01:00

"I've disappointed a lot of people, mainly myself. I've destroyed my life." So ends the latest cautionary tale of charities with lax accounting practices, this time involving the American Parkinson...

Fortune: Meet this month's super athletes, chosen by the editors of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED FOR KIDS. To learn more about these stars and to tupdated: Fri Feb 01 1991 00:01:00

230 BERNARD KING Forward, Washington Bullets Height: 6' 7'' Weight: 205 Born: 12/4/56, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Money Magazine: ASK THE EXPERT: ANSWERS TO YOUR QUESTIONS IRA withdrawals, real estate capital gains, gifts, deductions and moreupdated: Sun Oct 01 1989 00:01:00

This month's tax questions are answered by Gary R. Donahue, partner at the Touche Ross Financial Services Center, located in New York City.

Fortune: PORTFOLIO TALK BETTING ON DOWN-AND-OUT COMPANIES updated: Mon Aug 01 1988 00:01:00

Robert Martorelli, 31, dreamed of playing center field for the Yankees. Instead, the onetime Little Leaguer from New York City's Staten Island got an MBA at Fordham University. Today, when he's not...

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