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Prosecutor Takes Over As Acting District Attorney In Nassau

CBS New York
Madeline Singas sworn in as acting district attorney in Nassau County. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

MINEOLA, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) – A career prosecutor has been sworn in as acting Nassau County district attorney.

Madeline Singas replaces Kathleen Rice, who was being sworn in as a Long Island congresswoman on Tuesday.

Singas, who is 48, was a prosecutor in Queens before joining the Nassau DA’s office in 2006. She has specialized in domestic violence, sexual abuse and narcotics cases, 1010 WINS’ Mona Rivera reported. Singas has served as Nassau’s assistant chief prosecutor under Rice.

Singas said in brief remarks to reporters after her swearing-in ceremony that she...| read more