Now anyone convicted of a felony or penal misdemeanor will have a DNA sample collected, which will be a massive expansion of the current database.
Edwin Alcaide, 53, of Manhattan was arraigned Friday on a charge of second-degree murder for the death of Lissette Torres.
Eight years after Juilliard student Sarah Fox was found dead in upper Manhattan, new evidence has emerged in the case.
James Martin, 40, was extradited to New York on Wednesday from the Somerset Correctional Facility in Pennsylvania on murder and rape charges.
It’s been 10 months since Lauren Spierer disappeared. The 20-year-old was last seen on June 3, 2011 after a night out with friends in Bloomington where she went to school.
Today in Connecticut, a man will be sentenced for a rape and murder for which someone else was already imprisoned.
Convicted and imprisoned of a rape and murder he didn’t commit, Jeffrey Deskovic is using $1.5 million from his $6.5 million settlement award from Westchester County to start his own foundation help others who were in his situation.
Prosecutors now have three people cooperating in the case against accused Upper East Side madam Anna Gristina.
After the horrific and deadly pharmacy massacre in Medford, Long Island store owners are looking for ways to protect their employees and customers.
The New York State Senate has already passed a bill to let p8olice collect DNA samples from more criminals, and now all five of New York City’s district attorneys are getting behind it.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans an expansion of the state’s DNA databank and Suffolk County authorities are getting behind it.
In response to the SAT cheating scandal on Long Island, lawmakers are proposing ideas to prevent fraud and cheating on college entrance exams.
The state of New York is considering a dramatic expansion of its DNA collection. New Yorkers who find themselves under arrest for anything may soon have to give up a sample.
The MTA has confirmed incidents of spitting on transit workers, usually on buses but also on trains, are happening about 14 times every month.
In the decade since the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks, more than 1,000 victims remain unidentified. But that might not be the case for much longer. Ten years of advances in technology are speeding up the process.