A 54-year-old Long Island City man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for fatally shooting his step-daughter and wounding his estranged wife, said District Attorney Richard A. Brown.
Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown
A Jamaica man has been sentenced to 95 years to life for a double murder and attempted murder, according to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown.
BY JOHANN HAMILTON A homeless woman has been found guilty of strangling and beating a man to death in Astoria Park. According to District Attorney Richard A. Brown, Kelly Harnett, 32, and her boyfriend Thomas Donovan, 34, were arrested on July 7, 2010, in connection with the murder of Ruben Angel Vargas, who police found [...]
He went from hero to felon. A National Guardsman and Iraq war veteran has been convicted of second-degree murder for punching, drowning and ultimately killing his girlfriend on the beaches of Far Rockaway. David Lynch, 33, served two tours in Iraq and was a reservist in the New York National Guard at the time of [...]
Three Bronx men have been charged with conspiring to bring cocaine into the United States by arranging for a citizen of the Dominican Republic to swallow drugs and fly them into John F. Kennedy Airport, the Queens District Attorney’s Office announced Friday, March 22. The drug carrier was also arrested. The announcement came from Queens [...]
Authorities have arrested and charged two men in conjunction with the South Richmond Hill fire that revealed one man tied up and shot. Jason St. Hill, 17, and Stephen Peters, 22, of Richmond Hill were arrested on Thursday, February 28. Both were charged with kidnapping, arson, murder and burglary, among other charges. The victim, Azeem Ali, 43, [...]
A Corona babysitter has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for shaking a baby to death in December 2010, said the Queens District Attorney’s Office. According to the DA’s office, on December 29, Ana Delarosa, 28, was babysitting the three-month old of a family friend in Queens. When the baby woke up and started [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers, then thunderstorms in the afternoon. High of 81. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.4 in. possible. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 75. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 [...]
Members of the Taminent Democratic Club, a political organization that supports local government, gathered at Riccardo’s by the Bridge in Astoria on November 5 for their 80thannual dinner dance. Several members of the Taminent Democratic Club received awards, including Linda Perno for “Woman of the Year” and Jeffery Sandhaus M.D. for “Man of the Year.” [...]
Election Day was quiet in Queens with only three races on the ballot – two of which featured only a single candidate. Both Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown and Councilmember Ruben Wills retained their seats after running unopposed in their respective elections. Brown secured his record sixth consecutive term as county prosecutor. The D.A., [...]