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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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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Paralyzed Woman Allegedly Kidnapped, Imprisoned & Beaten By Queens Couple

The victim is also said to have turned over all her income from Social Security and other sources to her alleged captors out of fear.


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5 Men, 1 Woman Charged In Alleged Prostitution & Rape Of L.I. Runaway Teen

The victim was allegedly held against her will in the home and forced to have intercourse and oral sex with numerous men, the DA’s office said.


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Ex-Mets Clubhouse Manager Charlie Samuels Pleads Guilty

Samuels is expected to get five years probation in April. The 55-year-old also is banned from any Mets facility, even if he buys a ticket.


P.S. 174 - William Sydney Mount School (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Computer Teacher Accused Of Sexually Abusing Young, Male Students

Wilbert Cortez, a teacher at P.S. 174, has been charged with two counts of second-degree course of sexual conduct against a child and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child in the Queens incidents.


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NYC District Attorneys Back Expansion Of DNA Database

The New York State Senate has already passed a bill to let p8olice collect DNA samples from more criminals, and now all five of New York City’s district attorneys are getting behind it.


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

Richard Brown Becoming Longest-Tenured DA In Queens History

This afternoon, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown becomes the longest tenured D.A. in the history of the borough when he is sworn-in for his sixth term.


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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.


Wesleyan University - Middletown, CT (file / credit: Wesleyan University)

Man Found Not Guilty By Insanity In Deadly Wesleyan Shooting

A Massachusetts man was found not guilty by reason of insanity Friday in the 2009 shooting death of a Wesleyan University student after a trial that portrayed him as anti-Semitic and mentally ill as he stalked and harassed the young woman.