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


| oped@queenscourier.com

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


By Queens Courier Staff

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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Brown celebrates 19 years of making Queens safer


By Queens Courier Staff

Monday, June 1 marked the 19th year for Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown as the borough’s top law enforcement official. He was sworn into office on June 1, 1991 following his appointment by then-Governor Mario M. Cuomo. He was thereafter elected to a full four-year term that November and has been re-elected every four […]

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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


By Queens Courier Staff

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


By Queens Courier Staff

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.


By Queens Courier Staff

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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Thousands gather to honor fallen Officer Brian Moore at funeral


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

Photo via Twitter/@NYPDnews

Tens of thousands of police officers from across the country and Canada gathered in solidarity and sadness on Long Island Friday to mourn the loss of their brother-in-blue, Officer Brian Moore, who was killed in the line of duty in Queens last week.

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NYPD officer shot in Queens Village, suspect charged with attempted murder


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo via Instagrams/@schweetlife

A police officer remains in critical but stable condition after being shot while on duty in Queens Village Saturday — and the man who allegedly shot him remains locked up, according to officials.

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Op-ed: Protect your kids from Internet predators


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

BY QUEENS DISTRICT ATTORNEY RICHARD A. BROWN

Internet child luring is every parent’s worst nightmare and is the reason that we repeatedly urge parents to communicate with their children about their use of the Internet and to monitor their children’s Internet activities.

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Brooklyn man convicted of causing wild car chase through Long Island City


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

File photo

Jurors convicted a Brooklyn man Wednesday on assault and other charges for leading officers on a wild pursuit through Long Island City and Manhattan last June, prosecutors announced.

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State suspends license of Woodhaven day care center following drug raid of basement apartment


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

Photo by Anthony Giudice

A state agency suspended a Woodhaven day care center’s operating license less than a week after police raided the apartment below the facility during a narcotics investigation.

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