James Ryan

James Ryan (credit: Nassau County Police Department)

DA: Charges Upgraded Against Driver In L.I.E. Crash That Killed Nassau County Cop

James Ryan, 26, was arraigned Wednesday on new charges including aggravated vehicular homicide, manslaughter, aggravated vehicular assault, criminally negligent homicide and driving while intoxicated, among others.

04/10/2013

Officer Joseph Olivieri (credit: Handout)

Silver Shield Foundation To Give $40K To Kids Of Officer Joseph Olivieri

The foundation says $20,000 each will be given to the 18-year-old son and 21-year-old daughter of Officer Joseph Olivieri, a Nassau County police officer who was struck and killed by a vehicle on the Long Island Expressway.

10/25/2012

Officer Joseph Olivieri (credit: Handout)

Thousands Attend Funeral For Nassau County Cop Killed On L.I.E.

It was an emotional goodbye at the funeral for Officer Joseph Olivieri at St. Joseph Church in Ronkonkoma Monday.

10/22/2012

Officer Joseph Olivieri (credit: Handout)

Nassau Officer Killed In Action To Be Laid To Rest Monday; Suffolk Police Issue Traffic Advisory

A sea of blue is expected to dominate Ronkonkoma, as a police officer killed on the Long Island Expressway is laid to rest.

10/21/2012

James Ryan is accused of vehicular manslaughter, reckless endangerment and other charges in the crash that resulted in the death of Officer Joseph Olivieri. (credit: CBS 2)

Driver In L.I.E. Crash That Killed Nassau County Cop Released On Bail

Bail was set at $120,000 for 25-year-old James Ryan. He was arraigned in First District Court in Hempstead on vehicular manslaughter, reckless endangerment, criminal possession of a control substance, driving while intoxicated and other charges.

10/19/2012

Lynn and James Scarpati came to James Ryan's sentencing with photo of son Matthew (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

James Ryan Sentenced In Fatal Wantagh State Parkway DWI Crash

A New Hyde Park man who admitted driving his motorcycle drunk in a crash that killed a Dix Hills teenager has been sentenced to up to nine years in prison.

10/19/2011

Kassandra Fields-Ralph (South Brunswick Police Department)

Nurse Accused Of Urinating In Patient’s Kitchen Sink

Kassandra Fields-Ralph is charged with lewdness, child endangerment and theft.

11/04/2010