East Elmhurst man pleaded guilty after Best Buy found child porn on his computer
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A visit to a local Best Buy for a computer repair led to the downfall of an East Elmhurst man who admitted in court on Wednesday to downloading child pornography. Michael Murray, 63, plead guilty to promoting a sexual performance by a child after police confirmed that he had hundreds of pornographic photos on his laptop, according to District […]

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Gang members fished mailboxes for checks in fraud scheme: DA
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Police hooked and sunk a check fraud ring involving 11 alleged members of a street gang who allegedly stole checks from local mailboxes in south Queens, then altered and cashed them in, prosecutors announced on Wednesday. According to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown, the members of the “SNOW” gang “fished” out checks left in […]

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Bayside man convicted of brutally murdering both parents
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A Bayside man faces up to 50 years to life behind bars after being convicted Friday of killing both his parents in separate incidents spaced a year apart, according to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown. Gregory Cucchiara, 39, of 28th Avenue in Bayside was arrested for the crimes in 2012. According to trial testimony, Cucchiara’s mother — […]

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Man who stabbed straphanger’s butt on Forest Hills F train arrested: DA
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A man who repeatedly stabbed a straphanger on a Forest Hills train last month was arrested on Jan. 12, according to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown. Matthew Jacobs, 26, of St. Albans was arrested after he stabbed a 42-year-old man, who was with his 13-year-old daughter and exiting an F Train at the 71st-Continental Avenues station on Dec. 20, 2015. […]

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From defender to defendant: Disbarred lawyer illegally represented client

BY MIGUEL VASQUEZ A former Brooklyn lawyer allegedly attempted to represent an individual in Queens Civil Court, according to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown. Jaime Rodriguez allegedly practiced law after having been disbarred for 14 years, according to Brown; at no point did the defendant ever reapply for his license. On Oct. 19, 2015, according to prosecutors Rodriguez […]

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