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Bushwick »

Man Accused of Killing 3-Year-Old Attacked Inmates and Guards Behind Bars

He also sprained a correctional officer's wrist while at Riker's last year.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Judge Wants Russian Tourist Who Scaled Brooklyn Bridge to Clean It

Judge ShawnDya Simpson said Yaroslav Kolchin, 24, should do community service instead of jail time.

Sunset Park »

Families Scammed by 'Bogus' Sunset Park School Get Their Money Back

More than 100 immigrant families will receive thousands of dollars in restitution, officials said.

East New York »

VIDEO: Police Put Pregnant Woman in Chokehold, Advocates Say

Rosan Miller, who is 7 months pregnant, was choked after a fight over a BBQ grill, Charles Barron said.

Civic Center »

NYPD Shakeup Claims Head of CompStat Office

Deputy Commissioner John Bilich is leaving the NYPD to work for Brooklyn's district attorney.

Crown Heights »

12 Arrested in Crown Heights Crack Ring Bust, DA Says

A dozen people were charged with selling crack cocaine, heroin and generic Xanax to undercover officers.

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.

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.

Carroll Gardens »

Attempted Carroll Gardens Kidnapper Could Face 25 Years in Prison: D.A.

Willie Weathers was indicted after he allegedly tried to kidnap a woman, last month.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Man Shot Near Brooklyn D.A's Office

A man was shot in the shoulder near the Brooklyn District Attorney's office, cops said.

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.

Williamsburg »

Driver in Fatal Williamsburg Crash Indicted for Fleeing Scene, DA Says

Julio Acevedo was charged with fleeing the scene after hitting a cab carrying Raizy and Nachman Glauber.

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.

Williamsburg »

Orthodox Counselor Sentenced to 103 Years in Prison for Sex Abuse

Satmar leader Nechemya Weberman was sentenced to 103 years in prison for sexually assaulting a girl.

Civic Center »

EMT Thought Prosecutor Was 'Going to Kill' Her in Alleged Attack

The EMT said she felt "defeated" by news that the felony charges against him are unlikely to stick.

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