Defense Comes Out Swinging In Highly Publicized Long Island Dumping TrialOpening statements were made Tuesday, in a highly publicized case of alleged toxic dumping on Long Island.
Suffolk DA: Millionaire Tried To Flee To Venezuela After Fatal Drunk Driving CrashProsecutors said last week Sean Ludwick had made inquiries while visiting Puerto Rico about buying a vessel capable of taking him to Venezuela.
3 LI Men Accused Of Burglarizing Model Homes, Construction Sites, Car DealershipsAccording to authorities, the men rented U-Haul trucks to cart away their loot -- refrigerators, tires, microwaves, granite countertops, perhaps even kitchen sinks.
Suffolk Co. Officials Offer Words Of Caution After 5 Men Pose As Plainclothes Detectives To Rob HomesThe arrests of five men accused of posing as plainclothes detectives to gain entry to Long Island homes and ransack them has local officials offering words of caution.
Murder Trial Begins For Alleged Drunken Driver Michael Grasing On Long IslandMichael Grasing's blood-alcohol level was four times the legal limit in June 2012 when he ran red lights at speeds approaching 100 mph before slamming into the rear of 18-year-old Brittney Walsh's SUV, authorities said.
Suspects Could Do 25-Years In Alleged Bias Plot Against Elderly VictimsOne of two men charged this week, with bias crimes for allegedly targeting the elderly in a chimney repair scam, cited 'family' as his reason for the crime, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota.
Suffolk DA Tom Spota Not Offended FBI Is Handling Corruption InvestigationSheriff's Lt. Ed Walsh, who is also chairman of Suffolk's Conservative Party, is accused of taking more than $50,000 in overtime pay for hours he didn't work.
Veterans Community Suspected To Be Third Suspected Illegal Toxic Dumping Site On Long Island The discovery follows on the heels of the study of illegal asbestos dumping at a park and a construction site in the Town of Islip.
Suffolk County Officials Discover Second Contaminated Dump SitePiles of debris rising more than 20 feet have been discovered on an illegal dump site in Central Islip, the second such recent discovery in the town of Islip, Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said.
Town Of Islip Readies Lawsuits Over Illegal Dumping In Roberto Clemente ParkPolice are standing guard at the gate of the now-closed Roberto Clemente Park in Brentwood, after Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota said about 1,100 truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there.
DA: Brentwood's Roberto Clemente Park Closed Over Illegal DumpingA Long Island park has been closed after about 1,100 tractor-trailer truckloads of contaminated debris were dumped there, District Attorney Tom Spota said Tuesday.