| Sep 16, 2009
The 18-year-old Hofstra University student - who claimed a group of men raped her inside a dorm room - is recanting her story, sources tell PIX News.
The men accused of the crime - Rondell Bedward, Jesus Ortize, Kevin Tavera, Stalin Felipe - were...
| Sep 17, 2009
A prosecutor on Thursday was considering levying criminal charges against a Hofstra University student who claimed she was gang-raped by five men and then recanted her story.
The men accused of the crime - Rondell Bedward, Jesus Ortize, Kevin Tavera,...
| Sep 25, 2009
| 2:17 PM
The Hofstra freshman - who initially told police she was gang raped by five men and then recanted her story - will not face criminal charges, according to law enforcement officials.
Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice says 18-year-old Danmell...
| Oct 17, 2009
Exactly 20 years after the notorious murder of Kelly Ann Tinyes, authorities are reopening the case to investigate whether the convicted man serving 25 years to life may have had an accomplice.
Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice and local police...
| 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...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 4:31 PM
In the beginning of the decade, this was supposed to be the project to spark the revitalization of New Cassel.
More than 7 years later, there is no bank, no stores, offices or affordable apartments.
Instead, investigators say pure greed killed the...
| Nov 14, 2009
A Long Island woman visiting her son's grave was dismayed when she found another body in his burial plot as a result of a clerical error.
A staff member of the Greenfield Cemetery in Uniondale may have made the mistake due to miscommunication,...
| 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...