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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D.A. and ACS react to increase in child abuse


| nrosenberg@queenscourier.com

Xiah Greene’s offense, like many of the others’, was that he cried. His mom left the house and, being the seven-month-old that he was, little Xiah shed some tears. It was a natural and common-enough transgression, but something in Xiah’s father, Larry Greene, snapped. One punch to the toddler’s chest was allegedly enough to end […]

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D.A. to headline ‘Top Women’ event


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The Queens Courier and Queens Business Today are bringing in a big gun for the eighth annual Top Women in Business Networking Awards Dinner. The event, already well known for attracting the borough’s best, brightest and most influential business leaders, will this year feature Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown as “Best Man of the […]

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DA Brown honors Peralta


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown recently honored Assemblymember Jose Peralta as part of National Hispanic Heritage Month by honoring New York State for his dedication, commitment and service to the Latino communities. “Jose Peralta is truly deserving of the honor that we bestow on him today,” said District Attorney Brown. “As a first-generation Dominican-American, […]

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DA Brown Lauds Courier Editorial


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The Queens Courier editorial of May 11 is very much on the money in supporting the initiative of Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Councilmember Peter Vallone to restore the budget cuts that the City’s five District Attorneys have suffered in recent years. Prosecutors are an integral part of our criminal justice system. It makes little […]

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The Wendys Murder Case: DA Brown Mulls Death Penalty


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For once, the public and law enforcement agencies all agree. They believe that Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown has enough evidence in the Wendys murder to make an open and shut case for the death penalty. However, under New York State law, there are many legal twists and turns facing prosecutors in a death […]

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A Day in the life of the D.A.


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District Attorney Richard Brown gave fair warning last week that he is more than just a lawman in mufti. The 65-year-old D.A. proved it when minutes after giving a half-hour interview to The Queens Courier’s "Queens On The Air" program he and his driver arrested a suspected burglar near Queens Public Television’s studios on Kissena […]

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Star of Queens: Suzanne Bettis, assistant district attorney, Iraq veteran


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Suzanne Bettis joined the Marine Corps when she was 17, because she wanted to be a part of something bigger than herself. She did two tours in Iraq as part of the unit that searched for and found troops who died on duty, processed their effects and sent them home to their families

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Man charged with father’s murder in south Jamaica: DA


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Anthony Guyton, 37, from South Jamaica has been arrested for allegedly killing his 55-year-old father Tuesday night, according to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown.

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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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