Queens DA Calls For Courts To Toss Thousands Of Marijuana Cases
The move could mean more than 3,000 low-level marijuana-related offenses get dismissed.
Jun 22, 2021 8:33 PM
DNA Hit Leads To Indictment In 1996 Queens Rape Case
The defendant completely denies the allegations, according to his lawyer.
May 28, 2021 4:42 PM
He Spent 24 Years Behind Bars Because Queens Prosecutors Broke The Rules. Was This Their Only Wrongful Conviction?
The new Queens DA, Melinda Katz, insists that the prosecutors' errors were "inadvertent."
Apr 5, 2021 7:00 AM
Murder Convictions Overturned For Three Men After "Egregious" Misconduct By Queens DA
The three men will walk free on Friday, after spending more than 24 years in prison for their supposed role in an ambush killing of an East Elmhurst shop owner and an off-duty cop.
Mar 5, 2021 4:13 PM
Incoming Queens DA Katz Promises Big Changes in January
Queens county’s first new top prosecutor in a generation says staffers must share her vision.
Dec 23, 2019 5:00 PM
Queens DA Releases Secret List Of 65 Officers With Questionable Credibility
Public defenders were unaware of credibility issues with at least 11 officers named in the list.
Nov 27, 2019 6:18 PM
Queens DA Will Release Secret Records On NYPD Officer Dishonesty
The decision comes despite incoming Queens DA Melinda Katz’s resistance to such disclosures.
Nov 20, 2019 9:38 AM
Board of Elections Certifies Queens DA Primary Results While Katz Throws 'Appreciation Party'
In a statement, Cabán's attorney stressed that the certification process signals the start of their court battle to restore more than 100 ballots invalidated during the recount process.
Updated: Jul 29, 2019 5:42 PM
Katz Declares Victory, Cabán Refuses To Concede As Queens DA Primary Drags On
'This is the election that never ends.'
Updated: Jul 26, 2019 11:39 AM
Queens DA Recount Requires Pricey Attorneys, But Katz Gets Hers For Free
Frank Bolz and Michael Reich are working free of charge for Katz, a service they've provided for decades to any candidates endorsed by the Queens Democratic Party, according to longtime Queens political observers.
Updated: Jul 23, 2019 4:01 PM
How Affidavit Ballots Ended Up At The Center Of The Queens DA Recount
Lonna Rae Atkeson, a professor at UNM and Director for the Center for the Study of Voting, Elections, and Democracy, said affidavit rules vary from state to state and are often 'silly and ridiculous.'
Updated: Jul 12, 2019 6:17 PM
Semi-Abandoned Shopping Mall Is Latest Battleground For Katz And Cabán
Inside this non-descript behemoth on Metropolitan Avenue sits the fate of the criminal justice system of Queens.
Updated: Jul 12, 2019 12:55 PM
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