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St. George »

Staten Island DA Recuses Himself More Than Any Other NYC Prosecutor

Daniel Donovan recused himself from 23 cases in the past two years because of his or his office's ties.

Downtown Brooklyn »

High-Ranking Brooklyn Prosecutor Quits Amid Sexual Harassment Claim

Abe George tried to kiss a woman who worked for him, sources said.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Hundreds of Old Pot Cases Could Be Tossed Under DA's New Marijuana Policy

Dozens of Brooklyn prosecutors are evaluating pending charges on a "case-by-case" basis, the DA said.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Former Brooklyn DA Accused of Using Drug Money for Failed Reelection Bid

The Department of Investigation accused Charles Hynes of using seized assets to fund his campaign.

Clinton Hill »

Thompson Beats Hynes, Again, to Become Brooklyn's First Black DA

Kenneth Thompson toppled 20-year incumbent Charles "Joe" Hynes for the second time this season.

Midtown »

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Check our real-time results from races for the mayor and Brooklyn District Attorney.

Civic Center »

Voters Face Some Technical Glitches as They Choose a New Mayor

There weren't as many problems as in the primary, but voters still had to contend with wonky machines.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn DA Hynes to Run as Republican and Conservative After Primary Loss

The veteran prosecutor, defeated in the Democratic primary, will continue on two other party lines.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Ken Thompson Trounces Longtime Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes in Primary

Hynes is the first Brooklyn district attorney to be voted out of office since 1911.

Williamsburg »

All Bets Are Off in Brooklyn as DA, Cops Bust Borough's Illegal Gambling

Cops have busted at least 46 gambling dens in Brooklyn in the last year and a half, court records show.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Panel to Review Old Cases of Detective Under Investigation

The Brooklyn D.A. will review the trial convictions of Louis Scarcella, according to a press release.

Sunset Park »

Bizarre Drug Arrest Leads to Demands That Brooklyn DA Return $55K

Brooklyn prosecutors claim cash was stolen from a drug dealer and Andre Deluca has no right to it.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn Prosecutor Imprisoned Witnesses in Hotel Rooms, Lawsuit Claims

Jabbar Collins, whose murder conviction was tossed, claimed the DA's office intimidated witnesses.

New York City »

NYPD Shooting Victim Kimani Gray's Mom 'Not Pleased' with DA Investigation

City Councilman Charles Barron called for a civil rights probe into the shooting of the 16-year-old.

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg Hit-Run Driver Julio Acevedo Slapped With Manslaughter Charge

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes added manslaughter charges to Julio Acevedo's case.