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Williamsburg »

Orthodox Counselor Convicted of Sexually Abusing 12-Year-Old Girl

Nechemya Weberman was convicted on charges he sexually abused a girl he counseled.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Former Principal of Jewish High School Convicted of Sexually Abusing 3 Boys

Emanuel Yegutkin, 33, was convicted after being accused of abusing the brothers for years.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Students Take on Bullying in Brooklyn District Attorney's PSA Contest

Winners of the DA's anti-bullying video challenge played prosecutors for a day.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn Authorities Investigate Hurricane Sandy Scams

The Brooklyn DA launched a special Rackets Grand Jury to investigate price gouging and fraud.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Police Seize 154 Weapons in Three Brooklyn Gun Busts

The weapons included a machine gun capable of firing 550 rounds per minute and a gun used in a murder.

Williamsburg »

Brooklyn DA Asks for Special Prosecutor to Probe Assembly Member Vito Lopez

Charles Hynes requested Friday that a special prosecutor investigate the Brooklyn Democratic leader.

Crown Heights »

Boyfriend of Alleged Orthodox Abuse Victim Says He's Been Threatened

Hershy Deutsch says he's been bullied by backers of Rabbi Nechemya Weberman, who's accused of sex abuse.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn DA Drops Controversial Crown Heights Rape Case

DA Charles Hynes dismissed the scandal-plagued trafficking case against four Crown Heights men.

Williamsburg »

Suspects in Orthodox Molestation Witness Intimidation Case Arraigned

Three of the men involved in a coercion case tried to pressure witnesses, according to the Brooklyn DA.

Park Slope »

Brooklyn Man Who Posed as Dead Mother Sentenced for Fraud

Thomas Parkin, 51, was sentenced to at least 13 2/3 years in prison May 21, 2012.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Man Convicted of Masquerading as Dead Mother

Thomas Parkin, of Park Slope, faces up to 83 years in prison.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

Man Conned Food Stamp Recipients out of Thousands in Benefits, DA Says

Kenley Stanislas allegedly impersonated a social services agent to access their accounts.

Crown Heights & Prospect Heights »

Accused Mortgage Scammer Charged with Hate Crime for Stealing $350K

The alleged scammer stole $350K from an elderly man in a reverse-mortgage scheme.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

Half of Cigarettes Sold in City are Bootleg, DA Says

The Brooklyn DA recently arrested 23 people for distributing 550 cases of untaxed cigarettes.

Williamsburg, Greenpoint & Bushwick »

Wyckoff Heights Hospital Slated to Merge with Two Other Hospitals

Wyckoff Heights Hospital, which Bushwick residents say fills a crucial need, is moving closer to closure.

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