Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice

Mega is the newest member of the Nassau County district attorney's office. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Mega, 2-Year-Old Labrador Retriever, Joins Nassau County District Attorney’s Office

A new and special staffer has joined the Nassau County district attorney’s office.

11/20/2014

A directional sign in various languages is placed to point voters to a polling station in New York on November 4, 2014. (credit: AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad/Getty Images)

Despite Being Under Indictment, Rep. Grimm Wins Reelection

Closely watched U.S. House races in New York include a spirited challenge to embattled Staten Island U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, a Hudson Valley rematch and two first-time candidates battling for an open seat stretching across the state’s northern reaches.

11/04/2014

Gun allegedly belonging to suspect in Upper East Side pharmacy robbery, police-involved shooting (Credit: NYPD)

Uniondale Man Sentenced To Prison For Fatal 2013 Shooting

A Long Island man has been sentenced for fatally shooting a man outside a church, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Wednesday.

10/08/2014

Jesse Friedman and his wife Lisabeth Walsh after the DA issued a report on his conviction, June 24, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Jesse Friedman, Who Pleaded Guilty To Child Abuse In 1988, Fights For Exoneration

Jesse Friedman and his attorney filed a motion Tuesday in Nassau County Court. They want a judge to hold a hearing to review evidence in the case.

06/24/2014

Jesse Friedman and his wife Lisabeth Walsh after the DA issued a report on his conviction, June 24, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Jesse Friedman Sues Nassau DA Over Review Of Sex Abuse Case

Jesse Friedman, the former Long Island man who pleaded guilty in a notorious 1980s sex abuse case, alleged Thursday that prosecutors defamed him to look like a “bad guy.”

06/19/2014

LIRR Ticket Machine With Camera, Skimming Device (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Queens Man In LIRR Skimming Case Gets 2-6 Years In Prison

In April Valer Zaharia pleaded guilty to third-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree conspiracy.

05/20/2014

Joseph Beer is escorted to the courtroom for opening statements in his trial on May 8, 2014. (Credit: Michael Balsamo)

Prosecutor: Queens Teen High, Speeding In Fatal Southern State Parkway Crash

A Queens teenager was high on marijuana and speeding when he slammed into a tree, splitting his new car in two and killing four of his friends, a defense attorney conceded Thursday, but he insisted pot was not the reason for the crash.

05/08/2014

LIRR Ticket Machine With Camera, Skimming Device (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Two Accused In LIRR Ticket Skimming Scheme Plead Guilty

Niculae Petre, 45, and Dorin Husa, 37, both of Queens, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of possessing forgery devices.

03/14/2014

Nashane Peterkin mug shot (credit: Nassau County Police)

Queens Teen Gets 20 Years In Prison For L.I. Sex Attacks

Nashane Peterkin pleaded guilty in December to rape, strangulation, assault and other charges in connection with the attacks which occurred in Valley Stream last year.

02/21/2014

Hector Hernandez (credit: Nassau County District Attorney's Office)

Long Island Man Arrested On Dogfighting Charges

Hector Hernandez, 26 was arrested Thursday after investigators found eight pit bulls in cages at his West Hempstead home, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Friday.

01/17/2014

Tools allegedly used by suspects accused in about 50 burglaries on Long Island.  (Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Burglary Ring Busted In Nassau County

Three men were charged in connection with about 50 burglaries that spanned Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester and Queens counties Thursday.

01/09/2014

Raymond Kalenka (credit: Handout)

L.I. Man Gets Up To 4 Years In Prison In Deadly Hit-And-Run

In August 2012, Raymond Kalenka, 46, was driving his Mercedes-Benz northbound on Broad Street in Williston Park when he hit 41-year-old Dean LaLima, who was intoxicated and lying in the roadway, prosecutors said.

10/17/2013

Kandi Won is lifted from the waters of the Long Island Sound. (credit: Sophia Hall, WCBS 880)

Report: Overcrowding Caused L.I. Boating Tragedy

According to the findings by the Nassau County prosecutor’s office, the 34-foot Silverton Cruiser called the Kandi Won was barely stable in calm waters.

07/03/2013

Mug shots of men arrested in a prostitution sting in Nassau County (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

DA: Police Arrest 104 Suspected Johns In Prostitution Sting On L.I.

Many of those arrested in the month-long sting, dubbed “Operation Flush the Johns,” include lawyers, bankers, teachers and medical professionals.

06/03/2013

Joselito Vega (credit: Handout)

Pennsylvania Man Accused Of Stealing Artwork From L.I. Estate

A house painter has been accused of stealing artwork from a Kings Point mansion and selling at least one of the pieces to a gallery in California, officials announced Monday.

05/06/2013

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