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.
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.
The Republican was joined by dozens of supporters, including Rep. Peter King, as he announced his candidacy Thursday in Valley Stream.
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.
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.
Rodrigo Leiton, 51, was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars from four Nassau County homeowners, prosecutors announced.
Convictions of Martin Heidgen, Taliyah Taylor and Franklin McPherson hinged on prosecutors’ contention they acted with “depraved indifference to human life.”
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.
Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said the suspects placed “skimming” devices and hidden cameras near ticket vending machines in Chappaqua, Sea Cliff, Bayside, Great Neck, Merillon Avenue, and Greenvale stations.
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.
The CEO of a Long Island modeling agency suspected of scamming clients out of thousands of dollars has been arrested in Florida, authorities said.
Sean Crane, 51, pleaded guilty to DWI and other charges Thursday, Nassau County prosecutors said.
The last comprehensive revision of the criminal law in New York State was 1965.
Organizers of the review effort say New York is only one of two states that has kept its age of adult criminal responsibility at 16, along with North Carolina.
The review was prompted after the 2003 Oscar-nominated documentary “Capturing the Friedmans” questioned whether Jesse Friedman had been wrongfully prosecuted.