Tag: Kathleen Rice

Top 14 Long Island Local News Stories Of 2014

Oheka Castle owner shot in head, toxic waste dumped in Islip parks, Islanders sold, Ronald Bower freed from prison, among so much more.

Valley Stream Man Found Guilty In Deadly Christmas Eve Slaying

Orlando Ortiz faces up to 40 years in prison.

Mexico to Long Island Heroin Pipeline Busted, DA Says

Nassau detectives who bought a pound of heroin in Manhasset and Great Neck ago traced it to the source in Mexico.

Prosecutors Defend Coverup Conviction of ex-Nassau Police Commander

Oral arguments were heard this week at an appeals court in Brooklyn.

Nassau DA Kathleen Rice Wins Seat in Congress

She beat her GOP rival to become the second woman ever to represent Long Island in Congress.

Lawsuit: Nassau Illegally Recorded Attorney-Client Call

The use of such tactics “stifles” the suspected criminal’s defense by making it difficult to freely discuss the case by phone, the suit alleges.

Alleged Nassau Police Brutality Victim’s Lawyer Says DA Botched Case

Prosecutors say complaints from both sides in the case shows their independence.

How Will the Battle for Long Island Play Out Politically?

Politicians are out in full force, hoping to seal the deal, knowing that turnout will be key in this off-year when the White House is not up for grabs.

Ex-Nassau Pols Sentenced for Bribery Scam

Two Democratic ex-Nassau County legislators and a former Town of North Hempstead official were sentenced Tuesday for their roles in a $400,000 bribery scheme...

Suit Accuses Nassau Police of Racketeering in Political Arrest

The lawsuit accuses police of the civil version of a criminal charge prosecutors use on the mafia.