Kathleen Rice

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

SAT Test (credit: CBS 2)

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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Authorities Bust Counterfeit Cell Phone Operation After Random Search At JFK

Police and federal agents traced the phones to a local warehouse in Plainview, where they arrested the three men, who did business under the name Amax and Cellular Wholesale USA.

06/20/2012

John Doxey (credit: Handout)

L.I. Salvage Yard Owner Accused Of Dumping Automotive Fluids Into The Ground

John Doxey, 44, the owner of a salvage yard in Glen Cove was arrested Monday and is accused of allowing thousands of gallons of toxic automotive fluids to seep into the ground just feet from a waterway.

05/21/2012

Jesse Friedman (credit: CBS 2)

Jesse Friedman, Who Pleaded Guilty To Child Abuse 25 Years Ago, Says He’s Innocent

The Nassau County District Attorney reopened the case recently, but the man whose fate hangs in the balance, Jesse Friedman, explained why he thinks he is innocent exclusively to CBS 2’s Carolyn Gusoff.

05/02/2012

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