Queens County Clerk Gloria D’Amico (center) celebrated Law Day at the Queens Supreme Court with Carrie Sanchez, Yuliya Aksakalova, Ashley Velasquez, Andrew Shamsheer, Sherefa Brown, Rache Mongeluzo, Patrick Cho, Diana Yakubova, Sara Ahmed, Lorraine O’Connell, and Alexis Cuffee, Second Deputy County Clerk. The theme of this year’s ceremony was “Liberty under the Law: Judicial independence, […]
Growing up in a tough neighborhood in West Harlem, Justice Joseph Zayas never considered a future in the justice system. Fast forward, and today he is Administrative Judge of the Queens County Supreme Court. In January, Zayas was appointed by Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman and Chief Administrative Judge Gail Prudenti as the Administrative Judge for […]
Last week, President Barack Obama’s landmark legislation to supply health care to most Americans was upheld by a 5-4 Supreme Court ruling, and soon many uninsured Queens residents will have access to doctors, hospitals and preventive medicine. The constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which was passed in 2010, had been questioned by lawmakers […]
For the last year and a half, Daniel and Peter Thomas have spent a great deal of time immersed in the fictional world of "Queens Supreme," CBSs new series about a group of headstrong judges in the Queens County Courthouse. Occasionally, however, reality intrudes. Last Friday at Peters law office on Queens Boulevard in […]
Several Queens medical practitioners were among 23 people indicted in Brooklyn for allegedly scamming the Medicaid system out of nearly $7 million and offering free sneakers to low-income and homeless people in exchange for undergoing unnecessary medical tests and treatments, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced Tuesday.
A 33-year-old homeless woman has been sentenced to 17 years to life in prison for her role in the 2010 fatal beating and strangulation of a 32-year-old man in Astoria Park, according to the Queens district attorney.
Addisleigh Park, a small portion of St. Albans in southeast Queens, was home to many people who were influential to black history. Athletes and musicians such as Jackie Robinson, Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Louis and Miles Davis once called the small town home.
A Manhattan man will soon be sentenced to 11 years in prison after pleading guilty to two separate Queens home invasions, involving three women, one as old as 97, according to the district attorney’s office.
Thirty-one reputed southeast Queens gang members have been indicted on charges of conspiring to murder two people and conspiring to commit robberies in order to bail out an alleged teenage gang leader, officials said.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Tuesday: Cloudy early, then off and on rain showers for the afternoon. High around 65. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Tuesday night: Becoming partly cloudy after some evening light rain. Low 47. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
TODAY’S FORECAST: Thursday: Sunny to partly cloudy. High around 60. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Thursday night: Rain showers early becoming a steady light rain overnight. Low 41. Winds E at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly to mostly cloudy. High 39. Winds NW at 10 to 20 mph. Monday Night: A few clouds. Low 24. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Holiday Puppet Party Workshop Children become puppet makers and performers at the Holiday Puppet Party Workshop at the Museum of the Moving Image. In this […]
TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Mainly sunny to start, then a few afternoon clouds. High 28. Winds WNW at 10 to 20 mph. Monday night: A few passing clouds. Low 23. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: “Caught On Tape” “Caught On Tape” starts at 9:30 p.m. at The Creek and the Cave at 10-93 Jackson […]