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Prosecutors: Unlicensed Air Conditioning Contractor Scammed L.I. Home Owners

A Pennsylvania man was in court Monday, charged with bilking Long Island homeowners out of thousands of dollars for air conditioning work he never performed.

02/24/2014

Kathleen Rice at a rally in front of City Hall on June 6, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

NY Officials Want Law Banning Use Of Condoms As Evidence In Prostitution Cases

Last month, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice was the first in the state to put the policy into effect and now she is leading the fight for the passage of a state law.

06/06/2013

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Nassau County Quits Using Condoms As Evidence For Prostitution Charges

Nassau County, Long Island, has decided to quit using condoms as evidence in prostitution cases.

05/06/2013

Annisa John (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office/Handout)

L.I. Woman Arrested After Dog Found With Severely Infected Leg Wound

Investigators went to the 39-year-old’s home after receiving a tip that there was a neglected dog on the property.

09/07/2012

Kayla Gerdes arriving at court in Mineola on April 10, 2012 for plea deal (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Kayla Gerdes Admits To Mowing Down Dr. Rebecca Twine In Freeport

Prosecutors said on April 20, 2010, Kayla Gerdes was speeding and high on drugs when she lost control of the van she was driving and drove onto a Hempstead lawn, killing 69-year-old Dr. Rebecca Twine.

04/10/2012

Nassau County Probation Department (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Union: L.I. Probation Officer’s Report On Parolee Arrested In Carjacking Was Altered

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice is investigating claims that a supervisor altered a probation officer’s report recommending a parole violation for a man later arrested in a carjacking.

03/26/2012

Susan Pemberton, left, and Cynthia Sibert (credit: Handout/Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Nassau County DA Rice: 2 Women Used Craigslist To Steal Hundreds Of Identities

They are said to have preyed on the elderly and those struggling to find affordable housing or a better-paying job.

01/26/2012

Nassau County Crime Lab (credit: File Photo)

Rice: Police Errors To Blame For L.I. Crime Lab Problems

In her first public comments since a judge threw out a DWI conviction earlier this week, Nassau DA Kathleen Rice told reporters that the problems related to the crime lab have been “a nightmare” and “police errors” are to blame.

03/10/2011

Erin Marino Mugshot (Nassau PD)

Hicksville Woman’s DWI Conviction Tossed Amid Crime Lab Woes

A New York judge has thrown out a defendant’s drunken driving conviction amid growing questions over the accuracy of results from the Nassau County crime lab.

03/07/2011

Nassau County Crime Lab (credit: File Photo)

New Errors Under Review At Troubled L.I. Crime Lab

The Nassau police crime lab reportedly mismatched reports on blood-alcohol tests in drunken driving cases last fall.

03/04/2011