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Charles Okonkwo has been charged with second-degree assault on his 52-year-old mother, police said. (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Teen Pleads Not Guilty In Critical Beating Of Mother

A Long Island man was arraigned Friday in the beating of his mother in the same house where his brother was found dead.

08/01/2014

Daniel St. Hubert

Victims’ Family Members Crowd Courtroom As Brooklyn Stabbing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

An ex-convict accused of viciously stabbing two children – leaving one dead – pleaded not guilty Wednesday in a Brooklyn courtroom full of furious family members.

07/02/2014

Michael Ettz (credit: Bergen County Prosecutor's Office)

Teacher Pleads Not Guilty To Charges Stemming From Crash That Injured Bergen County Cop

A Lodi High School teacher and track coach has pleaded not guilty to several charges stemming from what authorities say was an alcohol-related crash that critically injured a Bergen County Police Department officer.

04/22/2014

Michael Nash, 20, is accused of stealing a car then driving it into a nearby business in Patchogue, Long Island. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Patchogue Store Employees Spared When Allegedly Stolen Car Plows Through Front Window

Michael Nash crashed a stolen Honda SUV through the glass windows of Avenue Sound in Patchogue around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday, police said.

04/09/2014

Juan Oscar Argueta (in white shirt), father of  murder victim Vanessa Argueta,, and about two dozen relatives and friends attended Monday's arraignment of alleged killer Jose Elias Garcia in Central Islip. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

‘Most Wanted’ Reputed L.I. Gang Member Pleads Not Guilty To Murders Of Girlfriend, Toddler

A reputed Long Island gang member who was added to the FBI’s most-wanted list last week pleaded not guilty Monday to the 2010 execution-style killings of his girlfriend and her toddler son.

03/31/2014

Tyshaun Phillips (credit: Nassau County Police)

Bronx Man Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Charge Stemming From Garden City Restaurant Shooting

Tyshaun Phillips, 21, is charged with second-degree murder in the March 16 shooting at the Mint Restaurant & Lounge on Ring Road.

03/27/2014

Nicholas Hernandez

LI Couple Arraigned On Charges They Were Driving Baby In Car Filled With Heroin

Erica Santana and Nicholas Hernandez were both in handcuffs as they faced the judge at First District Court on Wednesday. The 5-month-old baby boy was taken away from the couple after 180 heroin packets were found in their car.

02/26/2014

First District Court in Hempstead, N.Y. (file/credit: nycourts.gov)

Hempstead Courthouse Briefly Shut Down Following Brawl

An arraignment at First District Court in Hempstead was disrupted when a fight broke out inside the courtroom.

09/20/2013

Staten Island Hit-And-Run Investigation

Suspect Says He Wasn’t Driver In Staten Island Crash That Killed Boy, 4

The man charged in a hit-and-run on Staten Island that left a 4-year-old boy dead and his mother and older sister injured pleaded not guilty Sunday, and denied he was behind the wheel.

08/11/2013

Cathy Scalia shows her bikini top and hot dog sign outside court in Hempstead, N.Y. on June 18, 2012. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hot Dog Hooker: ‘They Keep Framing Me’

The woman known as the “Hot Dog Hooker” pleaded not guilty to new charges in court Saturday, and accused authorities of framing her.

05/25/2013

Gregory Cucchiara

Son Maintains Innocence In Murder Of Parents In Queens

It was a heart-wrenching experience for a Queens family Wednesday, as a loved one was arraigned in court on charges that he killed his own parents in separate attacks.

12/12/2012

Jason Bohn (L), Danielle Thomas (R) (credit: Personal Photos)

Jason Bohn Arrested, Charged With Murdering Ex-Girlfriend Danielle Thomas In Astoria Apartment

Officers arrested Jason Bohn, the ex-boyfriend of 27-year-old Danielle Thomas. Bohn has been charged with murder, tampering with evidence and other offenses.

06/30/2012

A Suffolk County Police Cruiser - File / Photo: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880

Police Arrest Pair Of Burglary Suspects On Long Island

Edward Krolick, 22, and Jack Carson, 21, were charged with 2nd Degree Burglary.

03/03/2012

Merrick Fire (credit: Paul DeMARIA / Merrick Fire Dept)

Police Arrest Arson Suspect In Merrick Sunday

The flames gutted the garage, spread throughout the home on West Loines Avenue, melted siding, and burned an SUV.

02/26/2012

Leonard Hoppie

L.I. Man Arraigned After Arrest For DWI Following Fatal Crash

Police say Leonard Hoppie, 20, and his 10-year-old brother were uninjured in the crash.

12/14/2011

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