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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.

Fort Greene »

Brooklyn Tech Teacher Sexually Victimized 6 Students: Brooklyn DA

Sean Shaynak had already been charged in August with sending a lewd photo to another student. 

Kensington »

Officer Shook Down NYPD Candidate for Sex and Cash, DA Says

An officer was indicted for allegedly asking a candidate for sex in exchange for helping her get hired.

DUMBO »

ReBar Owner to Get Up to 10 Years in Prison for Tax Evasion

Jason Stevens pleaded guilty to tax evasion on Thursday.

DUMBO »

Park Slope Couple is First to Sue Bankrupt ReBar for Ruining Nuptials

Nancy Nienberg says in a lawsuit that in April she paid $34,000 to book the DUMBO venue.

Brownsville »

NYPD Accused of Excessive Force in Arrest That Left Teen a Quadriplegic

Deion Fludd, 17, was paralyzed and later died after an arrest for fare-beating.