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Kathleen Rice shows skimmer and camera which were embedded in an MTA ticket vending machine (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau DA Kathleen Rice Announces Run For Congress

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Wednesday night that she will run to take the place of U.S. Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) in Congress.

01/29/2014

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.  (file/credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Report: Brooklyn D.A. Releases Names Of Orthodox Jews Convicted In Child Sex-Abuse Cases

The Kol Tzedek program, which was created to help Orthodox Jews come forward about abuse within their community has led to the pursuit of 118 cases.

07/21/2013

Livery Cab

CBS 2 Investigation: Family Wants Explanation For Livery Cab Driver’s Death

A Queens family is calling for a full-scale investigation into the death of a livery cab driver who suffered a heart attack during, what some have called, a mysterious arrest.

05/30/2013

Gun Buy Back

Brooklyn DA Hosts Gun Buy-Back, Says No Legislation Could Have Stopped CT Massacre

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes said Saturday that no piece of legislation could have prevented the massacre that left 20 children and eight adults dead in Newtown, Conn.

12/15/2012

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N.Y. Prosecutor Admits Acting In 1970s Porn Films, Calls It ‘Bad Judgment’

Mark Suben, the DA in Cortland County near Syracuse since 2008, held a news conference Friday to say he had lied about his past in the days before this year’s election.

11/16/2012

School Bus into Syosset home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Parents Back Push For Interlock Ignition Devices On School Buses

Some parents on Long Island are encouraging lawmakers to pass a new law that would prevent school bus drivers from getting behind the wheel drunk.

CBS New York–10/20/2012

Hasidic & Orthodox Jewish sex abuse

Panel Assembles To Discuss Sex Abuse Cases In Brooklyn

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes defended his record on sex abuse cases within the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.

06/10/2012

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Man Serving Life Sentence Is Back In Court, Accused Of Another Murder

A New York man convicted of murder was back in court on Monday, accused once again of murder.

03/12/2012

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Liquor Shop Owner Allegedly Hid $1.3M To Skip NY Taxes

The owner allegedly shorted the state of more than $111,000 over the past three years at Kennedy Mall Wine and Liquor.

01/06/2012

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn (R) and his wife Anne Sinclair. (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Lawmakers, Activists Hope DA Vance Will Persist With DSK Sex Assault Case

There were new calls Sunday for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance to keep the sex assault case against former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn alive.

07/10/2011

Eric Schneiderman and Dan Donovan - File / Photos: Schneiderman for Attorney General, Richmond County District Attorney's Office

S.I. District Attorney Reports For Jury Duty

Dan Donovan waited for four hours, then was dismissed because enough jurors had been picked for pending cases.

06/02/2011

Staten Island resident Nicholas Marchese was charged with six counts, including vehicular homicide, in a crash that left two friends dead and two others seriously hurt. (Photo: CBS 2)

Driver Charged In Fatal Staten Island Accident

Charges were filed Thursday against a young driver accused in a high-speed crash that killed two of his friends and seriously injured two others.

02/24/2011

District Attorney Janet DiFiore hosting the conference. (credit: CBS 2)

Westchester D.A. Hosts Anti-Bullying Conference

Teachers, school psychologists and guidance counselors packed a full-day conference in Tarrytown Thursday, taking aim at a singular issue: bullying

02/03/2011

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Nassau County D.A. Wants Review Of Inmate Suicides

The district attorney wants a review of conditions at Long Island’s Nassau County Jail after four inmate suicides in a year.

01/14/2011

Generic Arrest File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Police: 82-Year-Old L.I. Doc Sold Painkillers Illegally

DA Kathleen Rice said Dr. Martin Roginsky sold painkillers like oxycodone and roxycodone to anyone who walked into his Rockville Centre, Long Island office.

12/18/2010

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