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Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice appears with a dog up for adoption at a news conference in Mineola, N.Y., on April 7, 2014.

Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice: New York Animal Laws Need More Bite

Laws against animals in New York are codified in the state’s Agriculture and Markets Law, “which has seen little change in nearly 150 years,” Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice said.

04/07/2014

Heroin overdose kit (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Seized Crime Money To Fund Heroin Antidote Program In New York

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced the Community Overdose Prevention program on Thursday, saying it will let every state and local law enforcement officer carry naloxone.

04/03/2014

Andrea Rebello (credit: CBS 2)

DA: No Criminal Charges For Officer Who Killed Hofstra University Student

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice issued a 28-page report on the May 17, 2013 shooting Wednesday, following a review of whether police personnel acted appropriately during the deadly confrontation.

04/02/2014

Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice announces counterfeit beauty goods bust (credit: Nassau DA's Office)

Nassau DA: Phony Chapstick, Baby Oil Among Products Seized In $2 Million Counterfeit Bust

Two brothers have been arrested and charged on Long Island for operating what authorities called a sophisticated counterfeiting operation involving many popular health and beauty products.

03/07/2014

Anthony Reddick is facing 18 counts of felony and misdemeanor animal fighting charges after 13 dead pit bulls were found in a one-car garage that went up in flames. (Credit: Nassau County Police Department)

Nassau DA: Burned Home Had Dog Treadmills, Syringes, Supplements

Anthony Reddick is facing 18 counts of felony and misdemeanor animal-fighting charges after 13 dead pit bulls were found in a one-car garage in Freeport that went up in flames.

03/02/2014

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (credit: carolynmccarthy.house.gov)

Ex-Lawmaker Bruce Blakeman Running For McCarthy’s Congressional Seat On LI

The Republican was joined by dozens of supporters, including Rep. Peter King, as he announced his candidacy Thursday in Valley Stream.

02/20/2014

John Benevento, 32, has been accused of stealing over $20,000 from his workers at a L.I. parking company. (Credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Long Island Parking Company Manager Accused Of Stealing Thousands From Valets

A manager of a parking-attendant company has been charged with stealing $23,541 in tips from parking valets at a mall on Long Island.

02/08/2014

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

Rodrigo Leiton, of Lynbrook, is accused of defrauding victims of superstorm Sandy (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Lynbrook Man Remains Behind Bars On Charges He Defrauded Sandy Victims

Rodrigo Leiton, 51, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from four Nassau County homeowners, prosecutors announced.

01/16/2014

File Photo: Martin Heidgen, Katie Flynn

NY Court Rejects ‘Too Intoxicated’ Murder Defense In Deadly Crashes

Convictions of Martin Heidgen, Taliyah Taylor and Franklin McPherson hinged on prosecutors’ contention they acted with “depraved indifference to human life.”

11/21/2013

U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch (credit: Justice Dept.)

Prosecutor: NYPD Detective Indicted In $10 Million L.I. Burglary Ring ‘Sold His Honor’

Police and prosecutors say that between 2009 and 2012, the ring committed more than 45 commercial and residential burglaries on Long Island. The federal indictment of the five men was unsealed Thursday.

11/14/2013

LIRR Ticket Machine With Camera, Skimming Device (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

DA: 4 Arrested In LIRR, Metro-North Ticket Machine Scam

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said the suspects placed ‚Äúskimming” devices and hidden cameras near ticket vending machines in Chappaqua, Sea Cliff, Bayside, Great Neck, Merillon Avenue, and Greenvale stations.

11/01/2013

Lenny Rosado, father of Leandra Rosado, speaks at a news conference on Oct. 31, 2013. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Leandra’s Law Updates Target Tricks To Avoid Breath-Test Ignition Systems

Convicted drunken drivers are too often lying about not owning cars to avoid having to use breath-test ignition systems to drive, Nassau County’s district attorney says.

10/31/2013

James Muniz is accused of scamming aspiring models. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

CEO Of Long Island Modeling Agency Nabbed In Florida

The CEO of a Long Island modeling agency suspected of scamming clients out of thousands of dollars has been arrested in Florida, authorities said.

10/16/2013

Sean Crane has been convicted of 12 DWIs. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Long Island Man Convicted Of 12th DWI

Sean Crane, 51, pleaded guilty to DWI and other charges Thursday, Nassau County prosecutors said.

10/10/2013

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