Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice
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.
Louie Blanton, 24, of Amityville, pleaded guilty to aggravated assault upon a police officer, unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, and criminal possession of a weapon in January.
The move comes after two alleged drunken driving incidents over the last two weeks.
It’s known as incense or potpourri, but it’s not the kind you use to make a room smell nice. It’s an herbal mixture that’s being smoked for a high, and getting many people sick. Now, there’s a new effort to get it banned.
It is alleged the police commanders showed favoritism for a burglary suspect whose father was an active fundraiser for the police department.
Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf was killed by a police officer from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority who apparently mistook him for a possible suspect following a confrontation with a knife-wielding man at a Long Island home.
A former Great Neck North High School student is accused of accepting cash to impersonate students and take the SAT exam for them.