Mariyah Zeigler was just 16 years old when she was convicted of first-degree robbery and sentenced to five years in a maximum security prison in Westchester County. She recounted a childhood marred by domestic abuse, crime and bullying at school during a public hearing on criminal justice reform Friday at Touro Law Center in Central Islip.
During a brief court appearance in Central Islip Monday, the case against Thomas Murphy, the Holbrook man accused of a deadly drunk driving crash that left 12-year-old Andrew McMorris dead last fall, was adjourned once more. (more…)
A wrong-way driver who crashed into and killed an Aquebogue man in a 2015 collision on Sunrise Highway in Yaphank was convicted Monday of manslaughter and driving while intoxicated, but was acquitted of second-degree murder by depraved indifference and reckless endangerment. READ
A Riverhead woman was sentenced to two-to-four years in jail Wednesday as a result of leading police on a high-speed chase through three towns last September that involved stolen cars, an escape from police custody and several car collisions, according to police. READ