Tag: FBI

FBI IDs 2 Found Dead in Freeport Gang Probe

The FBI confirmed the identities of two teenagers who were among three found dead in a nine-day span in Freeport and Roosevelt, authorities said. 

Week of Searching 3 Nassau Sites Turns Up Second Body, Cops...

A week after Nassau County police found a teenager’s remains buried in Roosevelt, investigators located a second set of human remains in Freeport, but a search of a third site came up empty, authorities said.

MS-13 Target of Suffolk, State & Federal Crackdown

Local, New York State and federal officials announced plans last week to crack down on MS-13, the violent transnational street gang that authorities suspect committed a recent quadruple murder in Central Islip.

The Killing Season: A&E Series Investigates Long Island Serial Killer Case

Filmmakers unearthed previously unreported information about the unsolved Long Island Serial Killer case in The Killing Season, a new documentary series—and its creators hope it will help lead to an arrest.

Ed Walsh Fraud Trial Begins, May Feature A Who’s Who Of...

Walsh is on trial for scheming to defraud taxpayers of $80,000 in no-show work at the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office and Suffolk County jail. Prosecutors allege Walsh falsely represented that he was working while he was actually gambling at Foxwood’s Casino in Connecticut, golfing, or conducting Conservative Party business on the taxpayer dime. The party big was also accused of lying to FBI agents when he allegedly claimed he worked flex time for the Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office.

Controversial Anti-Extremism Program Subject of ACLU Lawsuit

The free speech group said it was compelled to act because the government has so far refused to release information about funding, training, and whether important privacy safeguards are in place to act as a firewall against civil liberties violations.

An Inside Look At How Skelos Trial Exposed Slimy Side Of...

Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.

Pols Confirm Tim Sini New Suffolk Police Commissioner

The new commish will be tasked with cleaning up the mess left by a former police chief who was arrested on corruption charges. Among his first moves was announcing plans to invite the FBI to work more closely on the Long Island Serial Killer case, gang investigations and other probes. He also unveiled plans to revamp the internal affairs unit, crack down on drug houses, and hinted at an upcoming "unprecedented" law enforcement partnership.

5-year Anniversary of Long Island Serial Killer Case Brings Fresh Look

Will investigators promises to take a “fresh look” at the case and bring in FBI reinforcements lead to an arrest?

Skelos Corruption Trial: FBI Had AbTech VP Wear a Wire

"Normally, I'm never that cautious...but with everything going on, I'm trying to be."