Fentanyl pills being peddled as oxycodone, Suffolk cops say
Suffolk County detectives recently seized counterfeit pills bearing the marking "30mg oxycodone," police said in a statement Friday.
Man caught with more than 100 fireworks, Nassau Police say
The odd behavior of a man parked on a Manhasset road led to the discovery of a possible stash of oxycodone pills and — after a chase — about 110 fireworks, police said.
Police name man stabbed dead after verbal altercation
Andre Garry, 49, was walking on Fulton Avenue in Hempstead on June 29 when he was stabbed by a man after a verbal altercation, Nassau police said.
Feds, defense clash over Spota sentencing date
Lawyers were clashing over when to sentence ex-Suffolk DA Thomas Spota and a former top aide in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.
MS-13 gang leader sentenced for Nassau murder
Prosecutors said Yonathan Sanchez separately shot two people at close range during a killing spree in December 2018.
Suffolk judge seals motion quoting grand jury testimony
The district attorney's office says release of the motion threatens witnesses and violates a court stipulation.
Ex-correction officer sentenced for murdering girlfriend's mother
The sentencing of Ralph Keppler, of Lynbrook, followed his guilty plea last year to murder and other charges in the killing of Theresa Kiel, a schoolteacher.
Father, son cross-country drug network busted, DA says
"The magnitude of this drug distribution ring is enormous; they were responsible for peddling millions of dollars in narcotics on an almost weekly basis," Suffolk DA Timothy Sini said in a statement.
Convicted killer in Great Neck Estates murder released from prison, officials say
Bruce Haims killed Pamela Sharon, then 21, in an attack in the summer of 1983 in which he also tried to rape her.
Brown: Dear protesters, this column is for you
Nassau's police commissioner, Patrick Ryder, says protesters are having a big impact.