Katz pledged to stop prosecuting low level marijuana possession and end cash bail on misdemeanors, though she stopped short of saying she would end cash bail on all offenses.Read More
Hours after Council Member Rory Lancman announced his candidacy for Queens district attorney, a spokesperson for current Queens DA Richard Brown said Brown has not yet decided whether he will seek reelection.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s eleventh hour decision to sign a law creating the nation’s first prosecutorial misconduct commission has received mixed responses from the Queens legal community and borough lawmakers.Read More
He swindled a centenarian out of house and home. Now he’s facing 15 years in the big house.
Ricardo Bentham, 58, was hit with a slew of charges for allegedly filing a fake deed and stealing a home from his 101-year-old neighbor, Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced Thursday.Read More