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JFK Airport as seen from Chopper 880. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Queens DA: Kennedy Airport Plane Cleaner Swiped $10K In Mini Liquor Bottles

Over a three-year period, 48-year-old Juanette Cullum of Brooklyn swiped approximately $10,000 worth of mini liquor bottles served on flights, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said.


Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announces the arrest of 31 alleged gang members on Sept. 17, 2014. (credit: Queens District Attorney's Office)

Authorities: 31 Alleged Queens Street Gang Members Rounded Up In Murder, Robbery Conspiracy

The three affiliated gangs are known as SNOW, Loyalty Over Everything and Young Bosses. They operated primarily in the Rosedale, Laurelton and Rochdale Village neighborhoods of Queens.


A look inside the Suffolk County Jail in Riverhead, N.Y. (Photo: CBS 2)

Officials: Queens Man Impersonates Dead Twin Brother, Steals $581K In Welfare Benefits

Thomas Murphy, 52, is accused of using his dead twin brother Robert’s social security number and signing up for social service benefits in his name.


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Police: Bronx Man Charged In 7 Pickpocketing Cases

A Bronx man suspected of pickpocketing in Queens has been charged in seven separate cases over a nine-month period between 2013 and 2014.


Boujeke Kenmoe with his son, Jerry. (CBS 2)

Queens Father Charged With Murder After Boy, 8, Found Dead In Home

A Queens father has been charged with second-degree murder after police said his 8-year-old son was found dead inside their home Sunday night.


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Queens D.A. Says Rape Conviction Underlines The Importance Of DNA Evidence

Andrew Barrett, 22, was convicted of first-degree course of sexual conduct, first-degree rape, first-degree attempted rape, and third-degree robbery, the Queens District Attorney’s office announced on Wednesday.


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Queens DA: NYPD Detective Shot Partner, Drove Drunk To Hospital

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown said Police Detective Jay Poggi, 58, was arraigned on a criminal complaint charging him with driving while intoxicated.


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NYPD Nabs 18 Suspects In High-End Car Theft Ring

Police arrested 18 suspects in connection with a high-end car theft ring that spanned the entire Tri-State area.


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Queens Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Killing Over iPhone

A Queens man will serve 20 years behind bars for his part in the killing of a teenager over his iPhone.


CBS 2's Dave Carlin, left, speaks with a man who identified himself as Dr. Sakuk on April 23, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Dentist Charged With Sexually Abusing 19-Year-Old Patient

Bedros Yavru-Sakuk, 62, of Edgewater, N.J., was arraigned Monday night on charges of third-degree sexual abuse.


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Queens DA: 15 JFK Workers Stole 100,000 Tiny Booze Bottles, Duty Free Merchandise

It was an embarrassing breach of security at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Three airport guards were among 18 arrested in the theft of liquor and duty free merchandise.


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Far Rockaway Man Pleads Guilty To JFK Luggage Thefts

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Wednesday that 46-year-old Frederick McDonald had pleaded guilty to grand larceny in connection to six thefts.


The Hilton Garden Inn near John F. Kennedy Airport. (credit: CBS 2)

DA: 2 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide At Hilton Garden Inn Near JFK

About a half dozen men were gathered in a small conference room just off the lobby when a verbal argument turned violent.


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Brown: Drug Operation Turned Long Island Expressway Into ‘Heroin Highway’

More than 120 men and women from Long Island have been arrested on drug charges.


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Dozens Arrested In Major Undercover Drug Sweep In Jamaica

During the investigation, police seized 60 pounds of marijuana, more than four ounces of cocaine and other narcotics, about $30,000 in cash and seven guns. Six cars were also seized for forfeiture.