Thomas Valva Case: New Attorney Calls Death 'Tragic Accident,' Says Michael Valva 'Emotionally Distraught'Prominent criminal defense attorney John LoTurco will receive $75 an hour to defend the suspended NYPD officer after multiple lawyers refused. Legal Aid does not take on homicide cases.
Man Charged In Stabbing Death Of L.I. Teen Pleads Not GuiltyAdam Saalfield, 21, appeared in court in Riverhead Thursday after being indicted for second degree murder.
Two Arraigned In Fatal Labor Day Hit-And-Run On Long IslandAccording to prosecutors, Nicole Grammerstorf had her 5-month-old child in the Nissan SUV at the time of the crash. Prosecutors said she then tried to cover up the crash by taking the car to Mark Monserrat's auto body shop.
Woman Who Took Rap For Boyfriend In L.I. DWI Crash Sets Record StraightSophia Anderson, 21, was arraigned on charges of conspiracy and obstruction of governmental operation after prosecutors determined she wasn’t the driver in the crash that displaced two elderly sisters from their house.
L.I. Woman Gets 25-To-Life For 1996 Killing Of Riverhead H.S. Homecoming QueenSixteen years after a murder that stunned Suffolk County, Thursday was sentencing day for the convicted killer. The victim was a 17-year-old homecoming queen. Prosecutors said she was stabbed dozens of times in a jealous rage.
L.I. Man Arraigned After Arrest For DWI Following Fatal CrashPolice say Leonard Hoppie, 20, and his 10-year-old brother were uninjured in the crash.