Bill Would Make Selling Heroin To Those Under 14 A Felony In New YorkSen. Martins' bill would make selling heroin and other drugs to those under 14 a felony, punishable of up to 20 years in prison.
Conn. Lawmaker Looks To Increase Penalties Against Teens Involved In 'Knockout' AttacksState Rep. Joe Verrengia is behind the effort to try 16- and 17-year-olds as adults in court for these dangerous street assaults. The measure would make such attacks a felony.
Gov Cuomo Signs Law Making Drunk Driving Felony On Conditional LicensesMotorists who lose their license for drunken driving may be issued a conditional license, limited to essential trips like work, school and medical appointments.
Police: Amityville Teen Charged After Falsely Reporting Bomb ThreatAccording to Suffolk County Police, the female student who has not been identified left a note threatening to blow up the school.
Former NYC Councilman Seabrook Sentenced To Five Years In Prison For CorruptionThe 61-year-old former Bronx councilman told the judge that he remained a "proud man" but was prepared for whatever sentence she would deliver.
Gov. Cuomo Signs Into Law New Protection For City Sanitation WorkersThe bill's sponsors said the city's trash workers face potential harassment for just doing their jobs. Lawmakers said some sanitation workers have been assaulted while on the job.
Police: L.I. Man Drove Drunk With Child In CarJuan Cruz, 21, of Westbury, was charged under Leandra's Law, which makes it an automatic felony to drive drunk with someone under the age of 15.
NY Makes Felony Of Damaging Church Nativity ScenesState Senator Jeffrey Klein of the Bronx and Westchester said the law was aimed at protecting the sacredness of property outside.
L.I. Man Charged Under Leandra's LawInvestigators said 34-year old Dominic Tola was stopped by police in Lake Grove for talking on his cell phone.
Judge Sentences Driver In Leandra's Law Case
Reports: Ex-NY Comptroller May Plead GuiltyThere was no deal yet to resolve possible criminal charges in a pay-to-play scandal involving the state's former comptroller.
Cuomo Charges Debt Collector Who Targeted MilitaryLowinger was the latest in a number of debt collectors caught in the attorney general's office's crackdown on the industry.