NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Months after a hard-fought primary battle, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz celebrated her inauguration.
The ceremony was held Monday night at St. John’s University.READ MORE: Police Reveal More Details In Death Of 10-Year-Old Ayden Wolfe; Mother's Boyfriend Ryan Cato Faces Murder Charges
“The willingness to take action, to do what’s right, has always been the foundation of public service,” Katz said. “We are in a position to stand up, speak out and make real change.”READ MORE: Long Island Rail Road Riders Face Crowded Trains On First Day Of Service Cuts
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