Officials called on state lawmakers to close a loophole allowing convicted drunk divers to avoid the mandatory ignition interlock requirement under the anti-drunk driving measure.
Edward Orenchuk III of Garden City faces up to seven years in prison if convicted.
Oceanside contractor Mark Rauch is accused of doctoring a Town of Hempstead mailing that portrayed him as authorized to expedite building permits for Sandy repair work.
In what is considered a very deadly week on the roadways, the Nassau County District Attorney has put out a warning to motorists.
Officer Arthur Lopez was shot and killed Tuesday morning while he was on patrol on the border between Nassau County and Queens near the southbound entrance ramp of the Cross Island Parkway, officials said.
Some parents on Long Island are encouraging lawmakers to pass a new law that would prevent school bus drivers from getting behind the wheel drunk.
The goal, Rice said, is to prevent another fatal incident from happening through enhanced driver education.
The family of Darian Ramnarine is inconsolable, saying they will never be able to give their loving 18-year-old son a proper religious goodbye because his casket has to be closed.
Joseph Beer was behind the wheel when his car slammed into trees in Malverne. Darian Ramnarine, Christopher Khan, Neal Rajaba and Peter Anthony died instantly.
The new measures will include validating a student’s identity at his or her designated test site.
DA Kathleen Rice told reporters on Tuesday that Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla asked the town attorney if he could buy his accuser’s silence.
More than two dozen convicted drunk drivers in Nassau County were busted for illegally driving a car to meet with their probation officers. The Nassau County District Attorney’s office announced the arrests of 25 convicted drunk drivers during a two-week sweep.
Raymond Roth faces charges of insurance fraud, conspiracy to commit insurance fraud and falsely reporting an incident.
Brian Miller, 55, and Dominick Iannolo, 44, were arrested by Nassau County authorities on Tuesday on charges of official misconduct and falsifying business records.
Amid a recent trend of abuse and violence involving prescription painkillers, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Wednesday lauded a new measure aimed at stemming the problem.