Thomas Costa

Judge Nixes Plea Deal In Fatal Hit-And-Run On Long IslandA suspect in a deadly hit-and-run case on Long Island headed to court Monday thinking his plea deal was a done deal. But the judge shocked everyone by refusing to sentence the suspect.
Family Of L.I. Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash Shaken In CourtKaren Benjamin, 56, was struck by a BMW as she was jogging in Mount Sinai on June 23. She suffered a severe head injury and remained comatose until she died a month later.