Kathleen Rice

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LI Man Gets 17 Years In Prison For Strangling Sick, Elderly Mother

James Olsen, 60, was sentenced by Nassau County Court Judge Angelo Delligatti for the 2011 killing of his mother, Ruth, in their Garden City home.

12/01/2014

Kathleen Rice (credit: Kathleen Rice for Congress Facebook Page)

Fresh Off Congress Win, Kathleen Rice Pushes For Top Assistant To Take Over As Acting Nassau DA

Gov. Andrew Cuomo will have the final say on whether to appoint a successor or schedule an election. But Rice said she’d like her chief assistant, Madeline Singas, to succeed her.

11/05/2014

Michael Elardo (center) in court. (credit: CBS 2)

Retired NYPD Officer Sentenced In Levittown Hit-And-Run That Killed Girl, 13

A retired NYPD officer who pleaded guilty in the hit-and-run death of a 13-year-old girl with Down syndrome in Levittown was sentenced to 1 1/3 to four years in prison on Tuesday.

10/14/2014

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announces her plan for combating texting while driving Sept. 8, 2014. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice Announces Plan To Combat Texting While Driving

Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice on Monday announced a five-point plan to help combat texting while driving.

09/08/2014

Joseph Beer is escorted to the courtroom for opening statements in his trial on May 8, 2014. (Credit: Michael Balsamo)

Joseph Beer Gets 5 To 15 Years For Long Island Wreck That Killed 4 Friends

A judge has denied youthful offender status for 19-year-old Joseph Beer,who was 17 at the time of the crash.

08/26/2014

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)

Freeport Man Pleads Guilty To All Charges In Fire That Killed 13 Pit Bulls

A Long Island man has pleaded guilty to nearly two dozen counts of felony and misdemeanor animal fighting charges in connection with a fire that killed 13 pit bulls earlier this year.

08/25/2014

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Voters Head To The Polls For Long Island Primaries

Four candidates are competing for the chance to replace longtime Rep. Carolyn McCarthy in Nassau County while two Republicans face off in Suffolk County.

06/24/2014

Kyle Howell, 20, of Westbury, plans to sue the Nassau County Police Department for what he claims was an unprovoked beating (credit: Handout)

Union Backs Nassau County Cops Seen On Video Beating Suspect

Two Nassau County cops had no choice but to be rough with a man they pulled over during a traffic stop, the head of the county’s police union said Wednesday.

05/14/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Ex-Nassau Cop Pleads Guilty To Regularly Visiting Women While On Duty

Michael Tedesco pleaded guilty in Nassau County Court on Monday to 75 counts of official misconduct.

05/12/2014

Monkey picture labeled 'Jimmy's baby picture' that was posted on bulletin board of Town of Hempstead highway department facility in Levittown. (credit: Handout)

Town Official: Hempstead Highway Worker Target Of ‘Disgusting Act of Racial Hatred’

Officials said a photo of a monkey labeled “Jimmy’s baby picture” was found on a bulletin board at a Hempstead highway facility in Levittown.

04/29/2014

Raymond Roth (credit: CBS 2)

Raymond Roth Sentenced For Faking Death, Impersonating Police

Raymond Roth was sentenced to 2 1/3 years to 7 years in prison Thursday and ordered to more than $36,000 in restitution to the Coast Guard and Nassau County police.

04/24/2014

Police respond to a 911 hoax at a home on Laurelton Boulevard in Long Beach, Long Island, on April 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

FBI Joining Probe Of Long Island ‘Swatting’ Hoax Call

Long Beach Police Commissioner Michael Tangney said more than 60 heavily armed officers went to a home Tuesday after they had received a fake call that someone killed his mother and brother there.

04/23/2014

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

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