Op-ed: District Attorney Richard A. Brown delivers year-end message to the residents of Queens County


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Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown – who begins his twenty-third year as Queens County’s chief law enforcement officer in 2014 – delivered the following year-end message to the residents of Queens County in which he noted that Queens County was again among the City’s leaders in crime reduction in 2013.

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Queens teacher accused of sexual encounter with second student


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A Queens teacher busted for having a sexual relationship with a 16-year-old student was arrested again for sexually abusing another teen at the Ridgewood high school where she worked, prosecutors said Wednesday.

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23 Queens individuals arrested in NYC-area child porn bust


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Twenty-three Queens residents, including an NYPD cop, registered nurse and paramedic, were arrested as part of a large-scale operation targeting the online distribution of child pornography.

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Ex-bookkeeper busted for embezzling $485K from Queens special needs school


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A woman has been charged for embezzling from the Springfield Gardens special needs school where she worked as a bookkeeper for more than a decade, District Attorney Richard Brown said Thursday.

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Queens cabbie charged for stealing more than $28K in tolls


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A Long Island City taxi driver has been busted for evading more than $28,000 in tolls by “piggybacking” on cars through Robert F. Kennedy Bridge E-Z Pass lanes.

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Man busted for fires at Queens malls ordered to undergo psych evaluation


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A Jamaica man, who has been charged for setting a series of fires at multiple Queens shopping centers, has been held without bail and ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation, District Attorney Richard Brown said Wednesday.

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Cops never translated domestic complaint from Queens woman who was later murdered by husband: report


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The Jamaica woman whose husband killed her along with her two young daughters in January, filed a domestic-incident report months earlier, saying he might murder her, but the warning was overlooked because it was never translated, according to the New York Post.

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