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Kathleen Rice

Leandra's Law News Conference Dec. 30, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Lawmakers Push To Close Legal Loophole In Leandra’s Law

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.

12/30/2012

Edward Orenchuk III (credit: Nassau County DA)

L.I. Boy Scouts Leader Arrested On Child Porn Charges

Edward Orenchuk III of Garden City faces up to seven years in prison if convicted.

12/13/2012

Letter received by Sandy victims in Oceanside (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nassau DA Announces Charges Against Businessman In Sandy Scam Case

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.

12/04/2012

A man undergoes a sobriety test at a drunk driving checkpoint - File / Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

Nassau County DA: Week Before Thanksgiving Is Deadly For Motorists

In what is considered a very deadly week on the roadways, the Nassau County District Attorney has put out a warning to motorists.

11/17/2012

Raymond Facey (L), Darrell Fuller (C) and Officer Arthur Lopez (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Alleged Cop Killer Darrell Fuller Transported To Nassau Police Headquarters

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.

10/24/2012

School Bus into Syosset home (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Parents Back Push For Interlock Ignition Devices On School Buses

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.

CBS New York–10/20/2012

The scene of a deadly crash in Malverne, NY on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Nassau DA Calls For ‘More Robust Driver Training’ Following Fatal Southern State Parkway Crash

The goal, Rice said, is to prevent another fatal incident from happening through enhanced driver education.

10/14/2012

Darian Ramnarine's grandmother mourns his death. (credit: CBS 2 |inset: Handout)

EXCLUSIVE: Victim’s Grandmother Speaks Out After L.I. Parkway Tragedy

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.

10/10/2012

The scene of a deadly crash in Malverne, NY on Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Driver Of Car That Crashed, Killing Four On Southern State Parkway, Out Of Hospital

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.

10/10/2012

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Stricter Security Measures For SAT Follow Long Island Cheating Scandal

The new measures will include validating a student’s identity at his or her designated test site.

10/04/2012

Hempstead Town Clerk Mark Bonilla (L) and his lawyer (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Nassau DA: Town Clerk Facing Sex Harassment Allegations Tried To Pay Off Accuser

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.

09/25/2012

25 DWI offenders arrested in ignition interlock sting (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Convicted Nassau County DWI Offenders Arrested Again For Driving Without Ignition Interlocks

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.

08/28/2012

Raymond Roth Leaving Jail (credit: CBS 2)

Raymond Roth, Once-Missing Jones Beach Swimmer, Pleads Not Guilty

Raymond Roth faces charges of insurance fraud, conspiracy to commit insurance fraud and falsely reporting an incident.

08/15/2012

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2 State Highway Workers Charged In Phony Reports Case

Brian Miller, 55, and Dominick Iannolo, 44, were arrested by Nassau County authorities on Tuesday on charges of official misconduct and falsifying business records.

08/01/2012

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (file / credit: AG's Office)

Schneiderman Lauds Passage Of I-STOP Prescription History Check Program

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.

06/27/2012

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