| Mar 27, 2012
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....
| Nov 18, 2009
| 12:08 PM
A North Hills cardiologist is adamantly denying charges that he spied on female employees with a hidden camera inside his Manhasset office bathroom.
Vincent Pacienza, 54, pleaded not guilty in court Wednesday to one count of second-degree unlawful...
| Dec 8, 2009
| 11:37 AM
A slum landlord was arrested and charged Tuesday after officials say he broke into an abandoned home that he didn't own and rented out the apartment to an unsuspecting tenant.
According to officials, Ozell Neely, 45, was charged with burglary, grand...
| Dec 9, 2009
| 10:30 AM
A Long Island doctor was arrested and charged Wednesday, after authorities said he knowingly and unlawfully sold prescriptions for the powerful painkiller Oxycodone to customers. Police say his clientele included several teenagers.
Detectives with the...
| Dec 30, 2009
| 2:46 PM
A correction officer is accused of turning the Nassau County Jail into his own sex motel.
Mark Barber, 47, is facing charges he used his power to threaten inmates to comply to his deviant demands by forcing female inmates to have sex with him. The...
| Jan 13, 2010
| 1:02 PM
A wealthy Long Island couple are in police custody Wednesday on charges of stealing more than $33,000 in Medicaid benefits, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice said.
Daniel and Dalia Mairzadeh, of Old Westbury, reportedly under-reported their...
| May 12, 2009
A teenage volunteer firefighter was indicted Tuesday by a Nassau County grand jury on multiple murder charges for allegedly setting the blaze that killed a mother and her three children.
19-year-old Caleb Lacey, a volunteer fireman for the Lawrence-...
| May 19, 2009
In an attempt to get back at a police officer who gave him a speeding ticket, Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice says a former Nassau Child Protective Services supervisor illegally accessed the agency's confidential database with hopes of...
| May 20, 2009
On March 18, the day after little Olivia Rispanti choked to death on a carrot stick at the Carousel Day School in Hicksville, state officials shut down the center citing that the owner had no license to operate such a facility. Now Nassau County...
| Jun 26, 2009
| 3:22 PM
A judge has sentenced a Long Island man - convicted of pointing a loaded handgun at officers during an early morning street confrontation - to a seven-year prison term.
Frantz Byer, 22, had been convicted in January of criminal possession of a weapon and...
| Jul 15, 2009
A judge sentenced a stepfather, charged with sexually abusing his now 17-year-old stepdaughter in the parking lot of his business last year, to a 12-year-prison term.
Harold Gopaul of Bellerose, Queens, was convicted on May 15 of 14 counts of first...