Listen: Brooklyn, Eric Zala, Marijuana discussed on Michael Wallace and Steve Scott
"One now in New York at two zero three. The fed has raised a key interest rate by a quarter point today is the fourth interest rate increase of two thousand eighteen this was not unexpected. The fed us projecting fewer rate increases in two thousand nine hundred nineteen the markets reacting. The Dow surge and then dropped a bit right now in the green up eighty four points on the news hundreds of warrants and more than two dozen criminal convictions. For pot had been erased in Brooklyn, Marlow diamond has more from Brooklyn. Criminal court administrative judge Michael Vince, Gill agreed to toss out one thousand four hundred and Twenty-two marijuana arrest warrants and vacate twenty eight convictions district attorney Eric Zala says these are low level prosecutions mainly targeting minorities, people who have Olten chains often. Unable to secure employment is issues with housing issues with getting grants and scholarships for educational purposes and Dolly says any state laws legalizing marijuana must address these convictions. And he hopes his move today will serve as a model for the rest of the state. We're moving in the right direction, but really to promote public safety, you need to actually earned the trust of the people we serve I think this goes a long way in restoring confidence in our Justice system in downtown Brooklyn Marla diamond WCBS, NewsRadio eight eighty upgraded charges have been filed against a Long Island man who prosecutors say was very drunk when he crashed into a minivan back in July. So feel hall with that story. Glenn Zeleski looked down the entire time. He was arraigned on aggravated vehicular homicide charges. The thirty six year old is accused of driving with the nearly three times the legal limit blood alcohol level of point two three. When he crashed head on into a mini van in green port on July fifteenth, killing the driver and injuring six others, the seven were from queens. They were heading to work at the time. Here was Suffolk County prosecutor Brenton Ahern you had to vehicles that are traveling at speeds in excess of."