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Kathleen Rice

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance. (credit: Getty Images)

New York DAs Push For Revamped Fraud, Corruption Laws

The last comprehensive revision of the criminal law in New York State was 1965.

09/24/2013

Raise The Age press conference in Mineola, August 20, 2013. DA Kathleen Rice supports a review into the way the state prosecutes some teenagers. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Nassau DA Voices Support For Review Into Charging Teens As Adults

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.

08/20/2013

Jesse Friedman and his wife Lisabeth Walsh after the DA issued a report on his conviction, June 24, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Rice: No Reason To Overturn Friedman Sex Abuse Conviction

The review was prompted after the 2003 Oscar-nominated documentary “Capturing the Friedmans” questioned whether Jesse Friedman had been wrongfully prosecuted.

06/24/2013

Jesse Friedman and his wife outside State Supreme Court in Mineola, June 4, 2013. He will learn later this month if he will be exonerated. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Long Island’s Jesse Friedman To Learn This Month If He’ll Be Exonerated For Sex Abuse

Friedman, who is married, served 13 years in prison for the sexual abuse but was freed when the case was reopened. He appeared in State Supreme Court in Mineola Tuesday as continues his quest to clear his name.

06/04/2013

Mug shots of men arrested in a prostitution sting in Nassau County (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

DA: Police Arrest 104 Suspected Johns In Prostitution Sting On L.I.

Many of those arrested in the month-long sting, dubbed “Operation Flush the Johns,” include lawyers, bankers, teachers and medical professionals.

06/03/2013

Sarah Colletti's bicycle (credit: CBS 2)

Long Beach Man Pleads Guilty To Hitting Teen, Dragging Her 600 Feet

German Gutierrez, 50, pleaded guilty Thursday to assault, depraved indifference, aggravated driving while intoxicated and leaving the scene of an accident with serious physical injury, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced.

05/17/2013

Pamela Efraimov is accused of stealing $200,000 from her former employer and an autism awareness non-profit. She pleaded not guilty to the charges against her on April 30, 2013. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Long Island Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Charges She Stole From Former Employer, Autism Charity

Pamela Efraimov, 39, walked out of court in Hempstead Tuesday without having to post bail. She is accused of stealing more than $200,000 and faces up to 15 years in prison if convicted.

04/30/2013

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

Debris from superstorm Sandy in Long Beach, N.Y. - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Nassau Comptroller Looks At Whether Contractors Actually Did Sandy Repairs

Contractors were were supposed to cut up trees, install water heaters, and remove mold from homes on Long Island damaged by superstorm Sandy.

04/05/2013

Nancy Boland Mugshot (NY State Police)

DA: North Bellmore Woman Gets 7 Years For Stabbing Ex-Husband To Death, Dumping Body

Nancy Boland, 57, pleaded guilty to manslaughter, tampering with physical evidence, criminal possession of a weapon and other charges back in January, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said.

03/22/2013

Raymond Roth (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

L.I. Man Accused Of Faking His Own Death Enters Guilty Plea

Under the terms of the plea deal, Raymond Roth has agreed to serve 90 days in jail and five years of probation, according to the Nassau County district attorney.

03/21/2013

John Benstock (credit: Handout/Nassau County Police Department)

Long Island Music Teacher Pleads Guilty To Sex Abuse

John E. Benstock will get probation and must surrender his teaching license. He also must register as level one sex offender for 20 years.

02/25/2013

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15 Long Island Rail Road Workers Charged In Alleged Copper Theft Scheme

A New York grand jury has indicted 15 Long Island Rail Road workers and two others accusing them of participating in the theft of copper wiring.

01/25/2013

Raymond Ragen

DA: L.I. Cement Truck Driver High On Valium At Time Of Deadly School Bus Crash

Six months after a cement truck slammed head-on into a school bus filled with summer campers, prosecutors in Nassau County said the driver of the truck was on drugs.

01/23/2013

A boat that capsized, killing three children, is seen being lifted from the Long Island Sound on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau District Attorney Won’t Pursue Criminal Charges In L.I. Boat Tragedy

The boat, a 34-foot Silverton Cruiser had 27 people on board, including 10 children. The three children that died, Victoria Gaines, Harley Treanor and David Aureliano, were trapped in the cabin, investigators said.

01/17/2013

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