Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice
A new and special staffer has joined the Nassau County district attorney’s office.
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.
A Long Island man has been sentenced for fatally shooting a man outside a church, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice announced Wednesday.
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.
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.”
In April Valer Zaharia pleaded guilty to third-degree grand larceny and fourth-degree conspiracy.
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.
Niculae Petre, 45, and Dorin Husa, 37, both of Queens, pleaded guilty Friday to one count of possessing forgery devices.
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.
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.
Three men were charged in connection with about 50 burglaries that spanned Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester and Queens counties Thursday.
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.
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.
Many of those arrested in the month-long sting, dubbed “Operation Flush the Johns,” include lawyers, bankers, teachers and medical professionals.
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.