The K Woods Foundation in the Park Hill section of Staten Island is holding a 3-on-3 basketball tournament this August to engage the community and give participants something to get involved in.
DMX is wasting no time after giving the criminal system a year of his life. Dark Man X has already hit the stage to perform for his fans.
It is shaping up to be quite the year for the Wu-Tang Clan as the crew is in the midst of a world tour in support of the 25th anniversary of their debut album Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chamber). RZA, the “Abbot” of the Clan, has partnered with high-end movie theater chain Alamo Drafthouse for […]
A Staten Island bank was robbed this past Monday by a Black man completely decked out in Grandma’s best Sunday morning at church outfit, which probably isn’t the most effective disguise in the world. For all of the man’s troubles, he only managed to steal a few hundred dollars while being caught on surveillance video.
Dayshen McKenzie was reportedly chased by a group of white males and one Hispanic male last Friday in Staten Island who threatened to kill the 16-year-old using racist slurs. McKenzie was fleeing the group, who waved a gun at him over an argument involving a girl.
Last year in October 2014, brothers Anthony and Harvey Christian were found guilty by a federal jury for not only running a crime ring from inside Staten Island’s Park Hill Apartments but for the murder of 17-year-old Jerome “Boo Boo” Estrella on June 19, 1999 as well.
Staten Island prosecutor Daniel Donovan and his office oversaw the 2014 chokehold death case of Eric Garner, although it failed to bring an indictment against NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo. Donovan’s career is on an upswing in the months since, that after he was elected to fill a vacated seat in the U.S. Congress.
Despite video of the fatal chokehold used by a white NYPD cop on 43-year-old Staten Island man Eric Garner this past July, a grand jury in the borough had decided not to indict the officer. Hip-Hop stars and other celebrities took to Twitter to voice their anger over the decision.
Grand Theft Auto V is easily the most anticipated video game of the year, and the thirst for a copy led three men in Staten Island to commit a struggle crime. The three gamers poses as cops, complete with an unmarked police car, to skip the line and purchase the game, only to be arrested […]
In a case over a decade old, a Staten Island inmate was sentenced to die yesterday (July 24) by a federal jury in Brooklyn after an earlier death conviction was overturned. Ronell Wilson, 31, exhibited little remorse for the execution-style murder of two undercover police officers in 2003 thus landing him back on death row.
Troubled rapper Shyheim Franklin began his career at the age of 14 as a young affiliate of the Wu-Tang Clan back in the 1990s. The former “Rugged Child” is now in his 30s and has endured some legal issues along the way. Last week, Shyheim was arrested on felony and gun charges after police raided […]