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Emanuel Gold, former Queens State Senator, author of ‘Son of Sam’ law, dies at 77
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/25/2013 at 3:08PM

Former Queens politician Emanuel Gold, who served in the New York State Senate from 1971-1998, passed away Thursday at the age of 77. “His contribution to Queens and to New York itself was tremendous,” said Heskel Elias, a friend and previous client of Gold, who practiced law in Forest Hills. “He was liked on both sides of the [...]

“Son Of Sam” Serial Killer Denied Parole Once Again
News Queens Courier Staff 5/09/2012 at 1:15PM

The “Son of Sam” serial killer David Berkowitz was denied parole once more on Monday. The parole board determined his release would not be in the best interest of society, but the board did acknowledge Berkowitz’s prison ministry and clean record behind bars. Berkowitz has already served 35 years of his 25-to-life sentence. The “Son [...]