Tag: queens-district-attorney-melinda-katz

Long Island City brothers indicted following seizure of explosive devices and ghost guns: DA

Jan. 29, 2024 By Bill Parry Two Long Island City brothers were criminally charged Monday after an arsenal of improvised explosive devices and ghost guns, including assault rifles, were found inside their apartment directly across Vernon Boulevard from the Ravenswood Generating Station. Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced that Andre and Angelo Hatziagelis were indicted… Read more »

Astoria man indicted for deadly stairwell shove: DA

Dec. 22, 2023 By Bill Parry   An Astoria man has been indicted by a Queens grand jury on charges of manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide for allegedly pushing his 60-year-old neighbor down a stairwell in their apartment building causing fatal injuries early last month, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced Friday. Kevin Ogara, 44,… Read more »

Queens DA Katz cruises to victory over two challengers to win second term


Nov. 8, 2023 By Bill Parry Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz secured a second term as the borough’s top law enforcement official cruising past two challengers on Tuesday, Nov. 7, with nearly 67% of the vote with more than 97% of the scanners reported, according to unofficial results from the city’s Board of Elections. Howard Beach resident and criminal attorney Michael Mossa finished second with just over 27% on the Republican and Conservative party lines, while retired Judge George Grasso of Douglaston finished third with just over 5%, appearing on the “Public Safety” line. “First and foremost, I want to…
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