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DA: Brooklyn Rabbi Charged In Sex Sting

Nathan David Rabinowich was arrested Wednesday after he showed up at a pre-arranged meeting in Queens, prosecutors said.

02/15/2013

Noel Polanco (credit: Facebook)

No Indictment In Grand Central Parkway Police Shooting

A grand jury in Queens has voted not to indict a police officer on criminal charges in the fatal shooting of an unarmed National Guardsman during a traffic stop.

02/14/2013

Erika Menendez Perp Walk (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Subway Push Suspect Has Lengthy Arrest Record; Family Reported Issues With Medication

Police say Menendez’s family members called authorities several times in the past five years because they were having difficulty dealing with her. Police did not say what the medication was.

12/31/2012

Erika Menendez Perp Walk (credit: CBS 2)

Subway Push Suspect Ordered To Undergo Psychiatric Evaluation As She’s Held Without Bail

Judge Gia Morris ordered Erika Menendez, 31, held without bail and be given a mental health exam. Menendez was arraigned Saturday night on a charge of second degree murder as a hate crime.

12/30/2012

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announces the take down of a gambling ring - Oct. 25, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

DA: Queens Man Pleads Guilty To Identity Theft Scam

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A South Ozone Park man who portrayed himself as a Harvard graduate with plans to open a medical facility has pleaded guilty to identity theft, the Queens District Attorney’s office announced […]

12/19/2012

Cars wait in line for fuel at a Gulf gas station on November 1, 2012 in Fort Lee, New Jersey. (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Working To Bring Gas To Tri-State As Residents Struggle To Find Fuel

Speaking at a news conference Friday morning, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged that there is a shortage of fuel, but said “there is no reason to panic.”

11/02/2012

Cars burned by downed power lines (credit: Arturo Pacheco)

In Sandy’s Wake, Looting Arrests Reported In Nassau, Rockaways

The Queens District Attorney’s office has announced the arrests of 15 people for looting businesses in the Rockaways.

10/31/2012

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announces the take down of a gambling ring - Oct. 25, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Queens D.A. Announces Indictments In Nationwide Sports Betting Ring

25 people have been indicted in the nationwide sports betting ring that had tentacles in several Las Vegas casinos, where NYPD Inspector Brian O’Neil says operatives influenced legal betting to increase payouts.

10/25/2012

The casket of Army National Guardsman Noel Polanco, draped in an American flag, is carried into the Eternal Love Baptist Church in Queens on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

GCP Shooting Victim Noel Polanco Posthumously Promoted At Funeral In Queens

Members of the Army National Guard lined a street in Corona Friday as the casket of a fellow guardsman, who was shot and killed by an NYPD detective on the Grand Central Parkway, was carried into the Eternal Love Baptist Church.

10/12/2012

Cecilia Reyes speaks with reporters after meeting with Queens District Attorney Richard Brown on Oct. 11, 2012. Her son Noel Polanco was shot dead by a police officer. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880/Inset: Facebook)

Mother Of Man Killed On GCP Meets With Queens DA

The mother of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by a detective during a traffic stop on the Grand Central Parkway said she wants “justice” for her son.

10/11/2012

Jason Bohn (L), Danielle Thomas (R) (credit: Personal Photos)

Queens Man Now Charged With First-Degree Murder In Alleged Murder Of Ex-Girlfriend

A Queens man accused of strangling and beating his ex-girlfriend to death now faces charges of first-degree murder.

07/13/2012

Jason Bohn (L), Danielle Thomas (R) (credit: Personal Photos)

Jason Bohn Arrested, Charged With Murdering Ex-Girlfriend Danielle Thomas In Astoria Apartment

Officers arrested Jason Bohn, the ex-boyfriend of 27-year-old Danielle Thomas. Bohn has been charged with murder, tampering with evidence and other offenses.

06/30/2012

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Queens Fire Investigated As Cover-Up For Murder-Attempted Suicide

Firefighters responded to the home around 7:30 p.m. before discovering a woman with cuts lying on the bed. They also opened a closet door and found a man inside apparently trying to hang himself, the Queens DA said.

05/23/2012

Bhupinder Singh (credit: Queens District Attorney)

Hustler Cabbie Pleads Guilty To Taking Tourists On Wild Ride From JFK

Bhupinder Singh, a 38-year-old from Ridgewood, Queens pleaded guilty to first-degree unlawful imprisonment before Queens Criminal Court.

05/08/2012

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes with Natasia Gurley, Corey Gurley, and 10-month-old Aniyah Gurely - Apr 17, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Report: 77,000 New York Children Victims Of Abuse, Neglect

According to the report from the organization Fight Crime: Invest in Kids, 77,000 children in New York were confirmed victims of abuse and neglect in 2010. 114 of them died.

04/18/2012

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