People on Long Island thought they were buying fancy jewelry to help a good cause, but officials say it was all a fraud.
In a split with police, the Suffolk County district attorney says he isn’t convinced that one killer is responsible for 10 bodies discovered along a seaside parkway.
“He is a coward. He has no soul,” said the grandmother of victim Jamie Taccetta, Mary Moran. She later turned to Laffer and said “Burn in hell.”
A police report released Friday shows that a Suffolk County detective was concerned about David Laffer having a pistol permit months before the Medford pharmacy massacre.
Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota revealed the grisly details of the killings Thursday and said he will seek the maximum punishment for Laffer if convicted.
Jamie Pritchard Holland tried to trick a Long Island auction house into selling stolen Boston Red Sox memorabilia after making up a story about hospital bills for a sick son he doesn’t have, authorities said.
Angel Palencia, of Medford, is accused of stealing paintings, sterling silver and a stamp collection from upscale Long Island homes. He was arraigned Friday.
Steve Levy announced he will not seek a third term and voluntarily turned over about $4 million in campaign funds.
A licensed practical nurse was stealing medical waste from nursing homes in Suffolk Coutny in search of a powerful synthetic drug used primarily by cancer patients to feed a drug addiction, authorities said Thursday.
Marcelo Lucero was stabbed in a confrontation near the Patchogue, N.Y., train station. The killing focused national immigration debate on Long Island.
The sixth of seven Long Island teenagers to be sentenced for their roles in the stabbing death of an Ecuadorean immigrant got an eight-year prison term on Wednesday.