The iconic home of Vito Corleone from the 1972 classic "The Godfather" is for sale on Staten Island, New York. While broker Connie Profaci said none of the movie's scenes were shot inside the home, its sprawling 24,000 square foot property was the setting for the Mafia epic's opening, one of its most memorable scenes: As his daughter's wedding reception took place out in the yard, Don Vito -- played by Marlon Brando -- held court inside with his capos and fielded requests from wedding guests looking to have someone whacked or strong-armed.
KXLY-TV Spokane, Thu, Nov 13 2014 @ 10:21 PM
Staten Island District Attorney Daniel Donovan and the city's other top prosecutors raised some concerns about the implementation of the police department's new marijuana policy during a closed-door meeting at City Hall on Thursday. Coordination and collaboration was the focus of the meeting, held between the five district attorneys, Mayor Bill de Blasio and members of his administration in the afternoon.
SILive.com, Thu, Nov 13 2014 @ 08:44 PM
Twelve members of a single Brooklyn, New York-based family have been charged with either lying about being wealthy to obtain fraudulent mortgages or lying about being poor to get food stamps and other benefits. The fraudulent mortgages totaled more than $20 million and the welfare fraud realized about $700,000 in benefits, the indictment said.
WTEN-TV Albany, Thu, Nov 13 2014 @ 08:22 PM
New York rapper CEO Cleezy aims high with his debut album entitled "Beatrice." It is a solid effort and it fully exhibits CEO Cleezy's passion and dedication to his craft.
Mi2n, Thu, Nov 13 2014 @ 08:04 PM
Orlando D. Ortiz, of Valley Stream, who has been charged with second-degree murder, leaves the Nassau County Courthouse in Mineola after opening statements in his trial on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014. Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp Orlando D. Ortiz, of Valley Stream, who has been charged with second-degree murder, leaves the Nassau County Courthouse in Mineola after opening statements in his trial on Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014.
Newsday, Thu, Nov 13 2014 @ 08:57 PM
In this file photo, authorities displayed drugs, money and other contraband allegedly confiscated from the loosely affiliated suspects in the drug bust. Nicholas Guido was accused of selling narcotics out of his former company's van, seen in this file photo.
SILive.com, Thu, Nov 13 2014 @ 07:17 PM
The College of Staten Island celebrated its past, present and future as the borough's first -- and only -- public college -- Thursday during it's annual State of the College convocation on the Willowbrook campus. While achievements of current faculty members and students were acknowledged during the formal academic ceremony, the program paid tribute to the late Charlotte Montalbano Eldred, a former Tottenville resident, former English teacher and poet, who was the first student commencement speaker of the first graduating class, in 1958, of what was then Staten Island Community College.
SILive.com, Thu, Nov 13 2014 @ 07:16 PM
Two bills introduced in the City Council Thursday would make it a crime for NYPD officers to use chokeholds and require them to inform people they encounter about their right to refuse to be searched. Mayor Bill de Blasio said he opposed the proposals because chokeholds in certain cases are vital to protecting officers while Police Commissioner William Bratton slammed the bills as "part of... Two bills introduced in the City Council Thursday would make it a crime for NYPD officers to use chokeholds and require them to inform people they encounter about their right to refuse to be searched.
Newsday, Thu, Nov 13 2014 @ 07:11 PM