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Police on the scene of a double homicide in Queens on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

DA: Suspect Calls 911 To Report Queens Murders, Calls Victims ‘Voodoo Witches’

Carlos Amarillo, 44, has been charged with two counts of murder and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, police said.

01/29/2014

Queens DA Richard Brown announces arrests of alleged Super Bowl ticket counterfeiters, Jan. 28, 2014. (credit: Queens DA's Office)

Cops Nab Men In Queens For Allegedly Trying To Sell Fake Super Bowl Tickets

The duo allegedly whipped up bogus Super Bowl tickets, parking passes for MetLife stadium, tickets to the NFL Commissioner’s party at the Waldorf Astoria hotel and another party at Radio City Music Hall.

01/28/2014

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens DA Announces DNA Links Convict To 2 Cold Case Rapes

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced the indictment of a convict for two rape cases dating back to 1997. Johnny Dupree was indicted Friday on charges of raping two women in Richmond Hill, Queens in separate attacks more than 16 years ago.

01/27/2014

Miguel Mejia-Ramos (credit: NYPD)

Queens Man Accused Of Fatally Stabbing Wife, Daughters Faces Judge

Miguel Mejia-Ramos was arrested Monday in Texas after authorities tracked his cellphone.

01/24/2014

Deisy Garcia, 21, and her two young daughters were found stabbed to death in a Queens apartment Sunday night. (credit: CBS 2)

Police Hunt For Father In Stabbing Deaths Of 2 Young Girls, Their Mother In Queens

Police say 21-year-old Deisy Garcia, 2-year-old Daniela Mejia and 1-year-old Yaslin Mejia were found dead in an apartment in Jamaica Sunday night.

01/20/2014

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens DA Announces Indictments Of 2 Men On Sex Trafficking Charges

Richard A. Brown says two men have been indicted on charges that they forced three teenage girls to work as prostitutes.

12/10/2013

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens DA Commends 3 Guilty Verdicts In Separate Murder Cases

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown applauded the juries for their abhorrence for the senseless killings of other human beings.

12/06/2013

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens DA: Men Accused Of Conspiring To Aid Taliban In Effort To ‘Kill American Soldiers’

Police say Humayoun Nabi, 27, and Ismail Alsarabbi, 32, wanted to buy boots, winter coats and other gear for Taliban fighters. They have been arrested on state-level terrorism charges.

10/10/2013

A police car is seen in Times Square - New York, NY - May 26, 2004 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Queens DA: Officers Accused Of Taking Bribes ‘Tarnished Their NYPD Badges’

Roberto Espinal and Danny Cano are accused of taking bribes ranging from $40 to $1,500 for copies of official NYPD accident reports.

09/19/2013

City Councilman Daniel Dromm speaks out to condemn alleged anti-gay murder of man in Elmhurst, Queens, Sept. 18, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Officials Condemn ‘Horrific’ Alleged Anti-Gay Murder In Elmhurst

Authorities said suspect Steven Torres, 22, admitted to the stabbing because he said Ever Orozco blew him kisses and made sexual advances.

09/18/2013

Fan who ran onto the field at 84th All-Star Game (Credit: Twitter/@MasoneDylan)

L.I. Man Who Ran Onto Field At ASG Pleads Not Guilty, Faces Up To Year In Jail

Prosecutors say a suburban New York man who ran onto the field during the All-Star Game at Citi Field faces up to a year in jail and a $1,000 fine. The suspect allegedly did it on a Twitter dare.

07/18/2013

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens Man Convicted Of Bludgeoning Cat To Death

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced Richard Ferrugio of Ozone Park was convicted Monday of aggravated cruelty to animals and fourth-degree weapon possession.

06/18/2013

The warehouse on 43rd Avenue in Long Island City where prosecutors said a businessman was held and tortured for a month by a group of men looking for $3 million in ransom. (Photo: CBS 2)

Police: Accomplices In Brutal Queens Kidnapping, Ransom Plot Flee The Country

NYPD Commissioner Kelly said Thursday that detectives were also looking for a man in New York City. Three others are being held without bail.

05/23/2013

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

DA: Queens Man Headed To Prison For Stripping Church Van Of Parts

Benjamin Livermore, 31, was convicted in March for gutting a $30,000 van belonging to the New Greater Church Of New York.

05/22/2013

Daniel Reilly is accused of having a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old student. (credit: CBS 2)

Ex-Teacher Faces Jail Time After Guilty Plea In Statutory Rape Case

A former sixth-grade English teacher is facing jail time after pleading guilty to the statutory rape of a 14-year-old girl.

05/21/2013

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