PO Has Heart Attack While Chasing Suspect
A Nassau County police officer suffered a heart attack while chasing a suspect. The police officer was taken to Winthrop-University Hospital where he underwent emergency surgery and was later admitted to the ICU. The suspect was eventually apprehended and charged for second degree assault and for criminal possession of stolen property of a UPS shipment he allegedly stole from a friend's house.
In the Nick of Time
Governor George Pataki has signed into law legislation that extends the Sex Offender Registry's requirements. Without the new law, which was written by New York State Senator Dean Skelos, 168 convicted sex offenders would have escaped Megan's Law on Saturday, Jan. 21, with 226 leaving the Registry by the end of January and 3,579 by the end of the year.
Alfano Outraged Over Vandalism