Apr. 3, 2023 By Bill Parry The Far Rockaway Jewish Alliance announced its endorsement of Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz in her re-election bid just days ahead of Passover, during which time the NYPD will deploy additional resources at synagogues around the five boroughs. Katz greeted members of the Alliance, one of the borough’s largest… Read More
Mar. 22, 2023 By Julia Moro Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz on March 22 announced that a Far Rockaway man was sentenced to 17 years in prison for the fatal 2018 shooting of a 15-year-old boy who was coming off a city bus in the neighborhood. According to the charges, around 4 p.m. on Thursday,… Read More
Mar. 21, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz on Tuesday, March 21, announced the indictment on 33 suspected gang members for murder and gun violence charges. In addition to the indictments being made, 34 firearms were confiscated from the defendants, including two ghost guns. Katz made the announcement from her Kew Gardens… Read More
Mar. 20, 2023 By Bill Parry With the Democratic primary just over three months away, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz continues to pile up endorsements from organized labor unions in her re-election bid. On March 16, her campaign announced that Katz was endorsed by the New York City District Council of Carpenters, which represents nine… Read More
Mar. 10, 2023 By Bill Parry A week after Queens Borough President Donovan Richards endorsed the re-election campaign of Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz, two longtime members of Congress have followed suit. Congresswoman Grace Meng and Congressman Gregory Meeks threw their support behind Katz who is facing a challenge in June’s Democratic primary. “Melinda Katz… Read More
Feb. 23, 2023 By Paul Frangipane Residents of Rochdale Village and community members from across Queens gathered Wednesday night, Feb. 22, for a Black History Month celebration hosted by the Queens District Attorney’s office. Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz co-sponsored the event with City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams, packing the Rochdale Village Community Center’s grand… Read More
Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz added two more endorsements to her growing list of labor organizations backing her re-election campaign a day after former NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton threw his support behind her challenger, retired Judge George Grasso.
Feb. 20, 2023 By Bill Parry Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz continues to add endorsements from the city’s organized labor unions. On Feb. 15, Katz announced her reelection campaign was endorsed by the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), Local 338 RUFCW, RWDSU Local 1102, and UFCW Local 1500, which represent over 100,000 members…. Read More