Former Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison and his wife, Linda, was sentenced to 15 months in prison after the couple was convicted of corruption charges.
Judge Joan M. Azrack also ordered Ed to pay a $20,000 fine and ordered Linda to 1,000 hours of community service.
Suffolk County police revealed on Tuesday previously unreleased video evidence related to the unsolved Gilgo Beach murder investigation and the doubling of the reward for information leading to an arrest, authorities said.
Suffolk County Police Commissioner Rodney K. Harrison and Suffolk County Sheriff Errol Toulon, Jr. hosted a news conference to discuss the developments Tuesday in Oak Beach.
Five-term New York State Sen. Phil Boyle (R-Bay Shore) announced Monday that he won’t seek a sixth term, shaking up the local political landscape two months before voters decide the primary elections.
A half hour after the senator announced his plans on Twitter, state Sen. Alexis Weik (R-Sayville) issued a statement saying that she will switch districts to run for Boyle’s seat. It was not immediately clear who Republicans will run for Weik’s seat. Both senators represent parts of South Shore western Suffolk County.
A Bay Shore man has been arrested for allegedly killing a 33-year-old Northwell Health employee from Queens outside of her job in New Hyde Park last week, Nassau County police said.
Quay-Sean Renard Hines was charged with second-degree murder in the shooting death of Amelia Laguerre, of St. Albans. Police did not disclose the nature of the relationship between the suspect and the victim.
A 22-year-old woman who lured four young men to be hacked to death by machete-wielding MS-13 street gang members in Central Islip was convicted on the fifth anniversary of the quadruple murder.
A jury found Leniz “Diablita” Escobar, whose nickname is Spanish for Little Devil, guilty Monday of racketeering, conspiracy to commit murder, obstruction of justice, and murder in aid-of racketeering following a four-week-long trial at Central Islip federal court, not far from the scene of the deadliest mass murder on Long Island in years. A fifth intended victim who fled the scene testified at the trial.