Staten Island DA Drops Charges Against Man Following NYPD Drug Planting Allegations
The district attorney’s decision marks a sharp reversal for the office, which had for months sought to preserve the conviction.
Nov 8, 2021 3:50 PM
Elected Officials Call On Staten DA To Drop Man’s Charges Following Drug Planting Allegations
State lawmakers are pushing the Challenging Wrongful Convictions Act, to help vacate convictions based on new or suppressed evidence.
Nov 5, 2021 10:03 AM
Staten Island DA Quietly Purchased Controversial Facial Recognition Software
"Facial recognition technology, especially Clearview AI, poses a direct threat to New Yorkers’ basic privacy and civil rights,” public defender Diane Akerman said.
Jan 21, 2021 7:00 AM
SI Judge Denies New Trial For Man Imprisoned For 27 Years For Crime He Says He Didn't Commit
Foster Thompson, 55, and his family had anticipated Judge Alexander Jeong would vacate Thompson's 1994 murder conviction at a State Supreme Court appearance Thursday.
Feb 14, 2020 4:07 PM
Staten Island DA McMahon Bought St. Patrick's Day Breakfasts With Unspent Campaign Money
'He no longer had a campaign, so it’s hard to see how those campaign expenses are justified,' said Brendan Fischer, Director of Federal Reform for the Campaign Legal Center, a Washington watchdog group.
Updated: Aug 19, 2019 4:24 PM
New York City's DAs Keep Secret Lists Of Cops With Questionable Credibility
DAs use these lists to alert their prosecutors to potential problems with police witnesses. A civil liberties attorney calls them a 'public scandal.'
Updated: Apr 22, 2019 6:59 PM
UPDATE: NYPD Believes SI Teen's Death Was Gang-Related, Not Hate Crime
Dayshen McKenzie died from an asthma attack after being chased by a group yelling racist slurs at him.
Updated: Jun 3, 2016 5:35 PM
Grimm Brings Staten Island Back To GOP
In one of the many victories that helped the Republican gain
Updated: Nov 3, 2010 5:59 PM
Keep It Classy, SI: Pol Has Rival's Ex-Wife At Debate
Rep. McMahon with Susan Kim at last night's debate (Staten Island
Updated: Oct 28, 2010 10:44 AM
House Passes 9/11 Health And Compensation Bill
Responders working at Ground Zero in the days after the 9/11
Updated: Sep 29, 2010 5:16 PM
Fossella Appreciates SI GOP Endorsement, But Won't Run
Ha! Disgraced former Congressman Vito Fossella has told the Staten Island
Updated: May 26, 2010 3:42 PM
Baby Daddy Vito Fossella
Consider Run For Congress
Vito Fossella's mugshot from his May 2008 DWI arrest What a
Updated: May 21, 2010 10:24 AM
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