Back in January, police were called to a domestic disturbance at an apartment in Elmont where they found an emaciated 3-year-old pit bull named Bronco.
Officials announced new, nationwide security measures for standardized test-takers on Tuesday aimed at preventing another testing scandal like the one that rocked Long Island.
The new measures are expected to include dual identification to prevent impersonation, using state-of-the-art photo recognition and enhanced handwriting analysis.
They are said to have preyed on the elderly and those struggling to find affordable housing or a better-paying job.
The state inspector general has found systemic problems at the lab. A report last month found problems went largely undetected, were ignored, or were not properly addressed.
“This scheme was so systemic; this fraud is so systemic that there were people who knew who to go to when they wanted to get a particular score. It was run like a business,” Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice said.
New, exclusive details have emerged about the broadening investigation into Long Island’s college admissions cheating scandal. CBS 2 has learned why multiple stand-ins took both the SAT and ACT exams at multiple schools and how they got away with it.
A report released by the state inspector general found that problems at the Nassau County crime lab went largely undetected, were ignored, or were not properly addressed.
A Nassau County police officer has resigned after pleading guilty to official misconduct after he forced a woman to grope him during a traffic stop, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Wednesday.
Nassau County prosecutors investigating an SAT scandal are reportedly focused on at least one more phony test taker and two other schools.
Hundreds if not thousands of homes and businesses have been damaged or destroyed from Irene around the Tri-State, either by wind, downed trees or the rising flood waters.
Ignition interlock devices became mandatory for any drunk driver sentenced on or after August 15, 2010. The device requires the driver to pass a breath test in order to start the vehicle.
Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said a grand jury indicted 25-year-old Marlon Bernier and 22-year-old Ricardo Louis.
Hempstead police officer Brian Jones is accused of selling prescription painkillers including oxycodone and oxymorphone.
John Benstock, a music teacher in the Locust Valley School District, has been indicted on 31 counts for inappropriate contact with 14 children.