Three boys growing up without a father joined their widowed mother in a courtroom on Thursday. What they heard angered them and police officers — a plea deal for a drowsy driver who took an officer’s life.
The $450,000 project was approved after the death of Nassau County highway patrolman Michael Califano. The 44-year-old father of three was killed in during a routine traffic stop in 2011 along a poorly lit stretch of highway when a passing truck smashed into his cruiser.
The federal study of the 7.2 mile stretch was called for after the death of Officer Michael Califano, a highway patrolman from Wantagh who was killed by a truck during a routine stop at night in early February of 2011.
The eye remembers the strangest things; Like news itself, not always the most important or profound.
There is danger on one of the most heavily traveled roads in America. A federal study out Thursday recommends a 7.2-mile stretch of the Long Island Expressway undergo immediate safety changes.
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – Officers are still in shock after a Long Island police officer was struck and killed on the Long Island Expressway on Friday night. Officer Michael Califano pulled over on the […]