The mother of Avonte Oquendo has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city, charging various agencies and individuals with negligence leading to the death of the 14-year-old autistic teen, according to published reports.
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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.
Queens District Attorney Richard Brow announced on Wednesday, December 11 the shutdown of a luxury automobile theft ring allegedly responsible for stealing 48 high-end vehicles, valued at close to $2.4 million, after an 18-month investigation.
As a result of the investigation, 18 people have been charged, including five people from Queens, said 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 [...]
An Elmhurst father, whose infant daughter remains on life support after he violently shook, her has pleaded guilty to felony assault and will be sentenced to 14 years in prison, the district attorney said. Israel Garcia, 28, pleaded guilty in Queens Supreme Court on November 19 to first-degree assault and admitted to violently shaking his [...]
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