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Kathleen Rice

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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

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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

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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

Bronco, a 3-year-old pit bull, when he was first rescued. (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

DA: Jermel Miller Of New Cassel Pleads Guilty To Animal Cruelty, Other Charges

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.

04/20/2012

VP SAT College Board Kathryn Juric, Nassau DA Kathleen Rice, ACT VP Charles Smith (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

L.I. Cheating Scandal Prompts Sweeping Security Changes For SAT, ACT

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.

03/27/2012

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Sweeping Security Changes For ACT, SAT To Be Announced Following L.I. Scandal

The new measures are expected to include dual identification to prevent impersonation, using state-of-the-art photo recognition and enhanced handwriting analysis.

03/26/2012

Susan Pemberton, left, and Cynthia Sibert (credit: Handout/Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Nassau County DA Rice: 2 Women Used Craigslist To Steal Hundreds Of Identities

They are said to have preyed on the elderly and those struggling to find affordable housing or a better-paying job.

01/26/2012

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Ex-Homeland Security Czar To Oversee Nassau County Crime Lab Restoration

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.

12/15/2011

Suspects in SAT cheating scandal surrender on Nov. 22, 2011 (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Suspects Surrender To Authorities In Connection With L.I. SAT Scandal

“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.

11/22/2011

Samuel Eshaghoff escorted by police on Long Island on Sept. 27, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

EXCLUSIVE: How The Long Island SAT/ACT Cheating Scam Works

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.

11/10/2011

Nassau County Crime Lab (credit: File Photo)

State Inspector General’s Report On Nassau County Crime Lab Cites Failures At All Levels

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.

11/10/2011

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Nassau Cop Resigns, Pleads Guilty To Forcing Woman To Grope Him During Traffic Stop

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.

11/02/2011

Two unidentified males are escorted by police after being arrested in an alleged SAT scam on Sept. 27, 2011 (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Report: SAT Scam Investigation Focusing On Another Phony Test Taker

Nassau County prosecutors investigating an SAT scandal are reportedly focused on at least one more phony test taker and two other schools.

09/29/2011

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