In bleak moment for NYC, Charles 'Joe' Hynes emerged as hero, but now faces threats to legacy

  • by: TOM HAYS , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 29, 2014 - 10:30 AM

NEW YORK — Charles "Joe" Hynes broke onto the national scene in the 1980s as the special prosecutor appointed by then-Gov. Mario Cuomo to investigate a notorious racial attack in Howard Beach, Queens.

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