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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

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

Queens Man Sentenced To Decades Behind Bars For 1-Hour Crime Spree

Darius Lowery, 25, started his crime spree one early morning on February 2, 2010 when someone left a running car unattended outside their home in St. Albans.

05/17/2013

Lee Samuel, 25, is charged with sexually assaulting two 7-year-old girls in Queens. (Credit: CBS 2)

Homeless Man Charged In Queens Sex Assaults Due In Court

Lee Samuel, 25, was handcuffed and quiet as he walked out of the NYPD Special Victim’s Unit in East Harlem Tuesday night, charged with sex abuse, committing a criminal sexual act, endangering the welfare of a child and forcible touching.

05/08/2013

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

Queens DA: NYC Teacher Had Months-Long Sexual Relationship With Girl, 14

Daniel Reilly, 36, an English teacher at I.S. 237 in Flushing, was arrested on rape and other charges.

04/09/2013

Robert Guerrero Joel Casamayor junior welterweight fight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center July 31, 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Boxer Robert Guerrero, Set To Fight Floyd Mayweather Jr., Arrested At JFK

Guerrero was arrested after declaring an empty – but unlicensed – .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol while trying to fly to Las Vegas, Port Authority police said.

03/28/2013

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7 Accused In Tax Return Theft Scam In New York, New Jersey

Seven people from New York and New Jersey stood accused this weekend of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in tax refund checks from the federal government.

03/09/2013

Police are looking for a two-tone dark-colored custom van (top), a four-door light-colored sedan (middle) and a four-door dark-colored sedan (bottom) in connection with a brush fire in Queens were two bodies were found. (credit: NYPD)

Police Looking For 3 Vehicles In Connection With Bodies Found In Queens Brush Fire

One is two-tone dark-colored custom van, the second is a four-door light-colored sedan and the third is a four-door dark-colored sedan, police said.

03/07/2013

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