US Department of Justice http://wshu.org en Imprisoned 17 years, Tankleff wins $3M settlement http://wshu.org/post/imprisoned-17-years-tankleff-wins-3m-settlement <p></p><p>A man who spent 17 years wrongfully imprisoned for murdering his own parents has won a $3.3 million dollar settlement against the State of New York. &nbsp;This is the first of two lawsuits filed by Martin Tankleff.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 15:00:42 +0000 Charles Lane 10999 at http://wshu.org Imprisoned 17 years, Tankleff wins $3M settlement Suffolk Settles $2 million environmental lawsuit http://wshu.org/post/suffolk-settles-2-million-environmental-lawsuit <p>Suffolk County settled another lawsuit with the US Attorney's office Wednesday. &nbsp;This latest one will cost tax payers $2-million for environmental violations stemming from underground storage tanks owned by the county.</p><p></p> Wed, 18 Dec 2013 22:15:12 +0000 Charles Lane 10088 at http://wshu.org Suffolk hate crimes triple after reclassification http://wshu.org/post/suffolk-hate-crimes-triple-after-reclassification <p>The number of hate crimes in New York State jumped 30% in 2012 compared to the year prior.&nbsp; That’s from a state report released Thursday that says most of the statewide increase is attributed to Suffolk County property crimes classified as hate crimes.</p><p></p> Fri, 08 Nov 2013 22:40:34 +0000 Charles Lane 8076 at http://wshu.org Suffolk hate crimes triple after reclassification 2nd LI man arrested on terrosim charges http://wshu.org/post/2nd-li-man-arrested-terrosim-charges <p>The US Attorney’s Office arrested a Brentwood, Long Island man this morning on charges of attempting to join Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula.&nbsp;&nbsp; This is the second similar arrest this year.</p><p></p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 19:16:40 +0000 Charles Lane 6945 at http://wshu.org