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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.

Williamsburg »

Cops Scour BMW for Spit to Prove Drunk Driving in Hit-and-Run, Sources Say

Julio Acevedo allegedly drove the BMW that killed a young Williamsburg couple and their son.

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