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Natasha Alexenko (file / credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

L.I. Organization Offering Grants To Help With Backlog Of Rape Kits

After finding out there are at least 400,000 rape kits sitting on shelves waiting to be tested, a Long Island organization plans to offer grants to help tackle the problem.

07/24/2012

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L.I. Sex Assault Survivor Leads Project Against Rapists

Natasha Alexenko, sexual assault survivor who waited 15 years to see her assailant brought to justice, insists authorities often have the evidence to convict predators, but it goes untested for years.

06/01/2011

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Long Island Woman Killed In 2-Car Crash

Police said Jeanine Rescigno was driving southbound on William Floyd Parkway in Shirley when the accident occurred.

01/25/2011

Eight-year-old Eric Antos and his mother, Stacey, whose home was robbed on September 15, 2010. The thieves stole $700 in donations to help treat Eric for cystic fibrosis, as well as his expensive medicine. (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Thieves Rob Sick Long Island Boy Of His Medication

A group of thieves broke into a home in broad daylight and stole a child’s medicine. The burglars also made away with donations recently raised for the young boy, who suffers from cystic fibrosis.

09/16/2010