| Sep 14, 2010
| 6:13 AM
The five Democratic candidates who square off in Tuesday's primary for attorney general all promise to take a hard line on public corruption, help prevent another Wall Street meltdown and protect the rights and welfare of average New Yorkers.
| Sep 14, 2010
| 9:21 PM
Late returns from New York City in the Democratic primary for New York attorney general show state Sen. Eric Schneiderman moving ahead of Nassau County prosecutor Kathleen Rice in a race where she was ahead early.
With 83 percent of precincts reporting,...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 3:10 AM
State Sen. Eric Schneiderman, who won the Democratic nomination for New York attorney general, will face Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan in a general election, pitting a self-described progressive lawmaker against a tough-talking prosecutor in...
| 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...
| 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,...
| May 22, 2008
By far the most common public response from top law enforcement officials to a question about a matter being probed is: ???No comment ??? it???s under investigation.??? Not true of Andrew Cuomo, certainly not on Thursday. New York State???s......
| Aug 9, 2008
Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice's spokesman Eric Phillips had good intentions when he urged office staff in the following e-mail to support efforts to help a police officer who had been critically injured in May when his car was hit......
| Oct 27, 2008
Earlier this month, Gov. David A. Paterson signed a sweeping package of pension-reform bills into law that will make it more difficult for recipients of public pensions to also draw public salaries. But at least one double-dipper, Nassau District......