| Jul 12, 2013
A Simsbury man says his daughter, struggling with alcoholism, was arrested in Florida recently for disturbing the peace.
She paid a fine, the man says, and the record was sealed.
But soon her picture started showing up on "mugshot" websites that...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 9:36 PM
The millions of students who take the SAT and ACT each year will face tighter security beginning this fall, under new measures aimed at curbing test-taker impersonations....
| Oct 25, 2012
| 7:33 PM
Darrell Fuller was able to see daylight Thursday. The alleged murderer won't be seeing much more of it in the future as Nassau County prosecutors charged him with first-degree murder in Tuesday's shooting deaths of Nassau County Police Officer Arthur...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 11:56 AM
A Long Island man was arrested and charged with animal cruelty after authorities uncovered a severely emaciated and injured pitbull in his backyard, as well as the body of a dead pitbull, officials said.
According to authorities, Reuben Phillips, 33, was...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 3:57 PM
47-year-old Raymond Roth -- the one-time “missing Jones Beach Swimmer” -- stepped out of a New York State Park Police vehicle wearing sneakers and handcuffs Wednesday.
Investigators say he conspired late last month with his son Jonathan to...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:36 PM
The SAT / ACT cheating scandal in New York has led to 13 more arrests. Long Island authorities announced the additional arrests in a scandal that involved students from elite high schools paying others to take college entrance exams for them....
| Apr 9, 2010
| 6:35 PM
Caleb Lacey was sentenced to the maximum punishment allowable by law.
The 20-year-old will spend 25 years to life in prison for intentionally setting the fire that killed a mother and her 3 children.
Lacey was convicted by a jury last month on four...
| Mar 25, 2010
| 12:18 PM
Detectives have tracked down a former Long Island man who fled town nearly 30 years ago -- the day before a jury found him guilty in a rape case.
Rudy Carter, 64, of Roselle N.J., who reportedly went by the name Rudy Ewen, was arrested in a New Jersey...
| May 10, 2010
| 3:24 PM
Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice proposed a statewide ban Monday for the sale of synthetic herbs she says is being used by teens. It is a legal incense called "K2" or "spice" that when smoked gives users a high similar to marijuanna. The...
| May 20, 2010
| 11:59 AM
A Long Island man -- who staged an elaborate scam to make it seem as though his wife had been carjacked -- pleaded guilty Thursday to strangling her to death inside their Bethpage apartment before dumping her body in a wooded area off the Long Island...
| Jun 8, 2010
| 2:18 PM
A Freeport teenager -- who mowed down an elderly Hempstead woman while she was high on prescription drugs -- was indicted on 24 charges Monday, Nassau County prosecutors announced Tuesday.
Kayla Gerdes, 18, was apparently high on oxycodone when she...