Whether it’s on stage or in the third-floor corridor of King’s County Criminal Courthouse, acting is in Garly Pluviose’s blood. He has gotten better at overcoming stage… Read more “A Second Act Outside Court”
As an associate court attorney, M.J. Mezzina researches the law and drafts rulings on felony criminal cases for Queens Supreme Court judges. She has loved criminal justice… Read more “LAW & ORDER: Behind the Curtain at Queens Supreme Court — “Human Drama all the Time””
When Tahisha Sanchez Crawford thinks of her late brother, she remembers an artistic young boy who loved to draw and watch movies. Growing up in Marcy Houses,… Read more “A Fight Over a Pack of Cigarettes and a Family’s Endless Grief”
Everywhere Marlene Santos looks inside and outside of her East New York home, she sees reminders of her deceased son, Carlos. Outside, on a wall across from… Read more “Fighting to Keep on After Losing a Son”
On Nov. 7, 2012, Devineil Brown, then 25, woke up at 8 a.m. in his Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment. He got up, made his bed, showered and walked his… Read more “A Turbulent Relationship Ends in Death but the Silence Continues”
The time was a little past 2 a.m. on June 27, 2014. Alberto Munive-Torres, 27, was standing beside a Pakistani food cart at the corner of Brighton… Read more “One Fatal Hour in Brighton Beach”
An Irish gangster once told Kristian Sorbera, “I’d rather be judged by 12 than carried out by six.” “It was something that stuck in my head,” Sorbera… Read more “A Night of Partying Ends in Tragedy”
Two families cope after NYC park employees’ fight turns fatal.
State lawmakers Tuesday considered whether to weigh in on the rules governing body cameras worn by police officers in a panel discussion that focused… Read more “N.Y. Lawmakers Fret Over Cost of Body Cameras for Cops”
A new nonprofit wants to empower families to help the wrongfully convicted.