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.
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.
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.
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.
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.