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: Search Resumes For Brian Laundrie While Authorities Perform Autopsy On Body Believed To Be Gabby Petito
“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: New Video Shows Brawl Outside Carmine's: Restaurant Says It Was Over Proof Of Vaccination, Defense Attorney Claims Hostess Used Racial Slur
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Prior to this, Katz had served as Queens borough president.MORE NEWS: Mayor De Blasio Announces Changes To Intake At Rikers Island After Isaabdul Karim's Death, 12th In Last 12 Months