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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 “skimming” 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

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

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