Dennis Hughes

Suffolk County DA Thomas Spota speaks at a news conference Jan. 16, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Suffolk Co. D.A. Wants Tougher Laws For Hit-And-Run Cases

The Suffolk County District Attorney said Wednesday that it’s becoming a big problem throughout the county – people driving drunk or high on drugs, hitting someone and then fleeing the scene.


Erika Hughes and her daughter Gabriella (credit: Hughes Family via CBS 2)

Mastic Man’s Light Sentence In Fatal Hit And Run Infuriates Victim’s Family

Preston Mimms, 48, pleaded guilty last month to charges in connection with the accident that killed 24-year-old Erika Hughes on July 29, 2011.