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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/01/2013 at 7:28AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Overcast with rain showers, then a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 70. Windy. Winds from the SW at 20 to 25 mph with gusts to 40 mph. Chance of rain 90% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible. Friday night: Clear in the evening, then overcast. Low of 55. Winds from the [...]

Op-Ed: The impact of DNA cold hits on solving crimes
News Op-Ed 10/04/2013 at 12:09PM

QUEENS DISTRICT ATTORNEY RICHARD A. BROWN Last week my office announced that a Queens grand jury had indicted Jose Martinez for raping and murdering a 23-year-old Astoria woman in 2009. Martinez was indicted as a result of a DNA cold hit following a 2012 reckless endangerment conviction for which he was required to provide a [...]

Mother of unarmed man killed by NYPD meets with Queens DA
Mother of unarmed man killed by NYPD meets with Queens DA
News Billy Rennison 10/11/2012 at 4:38PM

A day before burying her son killed by police during a traffic stop, Cecilia Reyes met today with the Queens district attorney. Noel Polanco’s mother, along with her lawyer Sanford Rubenstein, met with DA Richard Brown for about a half hour today, according to reports, and was told the case will likely be heading to [...]