Monday morning emergency services squad officers literally wrestled a jumper back to safety. In a video released by the NYPD -- we're guessing in a bid to shore up goodwill ahead of the mayoral transition -- police pull a man back from a ledge at the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. OK, fine: The boys in b ... More >>
For the second time in two days, Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is the site of a possible suicide attempt. A call that there was a jumper on the bridge came in at 12:30 p.m., says a source at the Fire Department.
Last summer, 15-year-old Nicholas Dellaventura collapsed and died after a football conditioning sessions at St. Joseph By-The-Sea High School in Staten Island. A year later, his mother thinks the adults who had been overseeing him should be held liable. Earlier this month, Maria Dellaventura sued ... More >>
"I can't. I'm done. I give up."That's what a bullied Staten Island teen posted on Twitter on Monday. Yesterday, 15-year-old Felicia Garcia jumped in front of a train as classmates watched. She was taken to a Staten Island University Hospital, where she died.About 3:15 p.m. yesterday, Garcia and doze ... More >>
Yesterday we wrote of a developing incident at the College of Staten Island that, at first, had rumors of a shooting swirling among students and on Twitter. It turned out there was no shooting at all, as the school explained yesterday in a statement. As for what really happened -- an "off-duty membe ... More >>
All-American kid Eric Bellucci fell into madness and violence, leaving his brother and sister behind to wonder if he could have been stopped
via Daily NewsWe would not show you this if he didn't live. In two words: Holy crap. A guy was pushed onto the third rail (the electric, terrifying one) in East New York on Monday night. And someone took a picture. Andy Morris, a 44-year-old former construction worker who now lives in a homel ... More >>
Daniel Kelley, the special education teacher who was struck Tuesday by a car driven by a Brooklyn woman under the influence of painkillers, an anti-anxiety drug and a sleeping pill, died this morning in Staten Island University Hospital. He was 23 years old.
Here's a holiday perennial we expected would come around eventually: the Christmas suicide. Fortunately the victim has in this case survived. Christopher Lombardo, 47, of Staten Island set himself on fire at his home at 222 King Street yesterday, but then thought better of it, ran outside a ... More >>
Model trains travel from New York to the North Pole at Grand Central Station. Sadly, the bizarre holiday laser light show on the reverse zodiac roof of the main hall doesn't start until Monday. The holiday market is already going on.
View Larger Map DATE: Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009, 9:44 a.m. LOCATION: 39 Goller Place, Staten Island. A Staten Island man called police yesterday morning and said two things: I've accidently shot my cat. I've accidentally shot my wife. As police drove toward the couple's duplex, the man, John Pizon, ... More >>
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