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Convicted Felon Attacks Court Officer Seconds After Guilty Verdict, DA Says

Dante Newman was indicted for assaulting two court officers just after being convicted of a shooting.

Coney Island »

NYPD Arrests Man for Reporting Car Stolen Before Finding It Was Towed: Suit

Gennadiy Kleyner was accused of making a false report to get out of making car payments.

Crown Heights »

$100M Monet Painting at Center of Brooklyn Legal Fight

The family of a deceased art collector says the painting "Women at Arles" was wrongfully taken.

East New York »

Judge Refuses to Toss Out Charges Against NYPD Officer Who Shot Akai Gurley

Officer Peter Liang must go to trial on reckless murder charges for accidentally killing Akai Gurley.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Officer Who Shot Akai Gurley Claims Brooklyn DA 'Biased' Against NYPD

The lawyers for the officer who shot Akai Gurley want charges dropped against their client.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Family of Akai Gurley Files Lawsuit Against City, Rookie Officers

Officer Peter Liang shot Gurley when his gun accidentally went off in a dark stairwell, officials said. 

Fort Greene »

SUV Driver Who Killed 9-Year-Old Boy in Crash Gets No-Jail Deal

Anthony Byrd lost control of his SUV and killed Lucian Merryweather, 9, in Fort Greene in 2013.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Prosecutors Merge Gun and Drug Cases Against Bobby Shmurda

The East Flatbush rapper and accused gang leader made a brief court appearance Tuesday.

Midwood »

Brooklyn Bingo Hall Running $4M Illegal Gambling Ring, Prosecutors Say

The bingo hall's owner, his daughter and 13 others are under criminal investigation, prosecutors say.

East New York »

Teacher Told Girl to Toss Sandwich in Garbage And Then Eat it, Lawsuit Says

The Brooklyn mom of the second-grader plans to sue city, claiming she was humiliated in front of class.

Inwood »

La Marina Security Guard Shot in Neck During Fight Sues Inwood Nightclub

Bouncer Andrew Tolbert claims in a lawsuit that La Marina didn't have adequate security at the time.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Jiu Jitsu Instructor Says Sexed-Up Dojo Axed Her for Showing Racy Video

Juliet Silveira says bosses tolerated a sexist atmosphere but fired her for showing a co-worker a video.

Brownsville »

Lawyers for Teen Paralyzed in Fare-Beating Arrest Call For DA Probe

Lawyers for the mother of Deion Fludd say the police account is riddled with discrepancies.

Kensington »

Elementary School Teacher Groped 9 Students over 2 Years, Brooklyn DA Says

Omil Carrasquillo, a science teacher at P.S. 249, is charged with sexually abusing nine girls.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Officers Face Assault and Official Misconduct Charges for Beating Teenager

Officer David Afanador and Tyrane Isaac turned themselves into the Brooklyn District Attorney's office.