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Red Hook »

Teen Trio Indicted for Gang Shooting That Wounded a Pregnant Woman, DA Says

Elijah Wells, Marquise Frederick and Quamari McAllister shot five people in Red Hook, officials said.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Man Indicted for Killing Girlfriend in Crown Heights Crash

Brandon Craigwell, 20, drove into multiple parked cars on St. Johns Place on June 2.

East Williamsburg »

Lindsay Park Board Being Investigated for 'Mistreated Money,' Sources Say

Cora Austin, president of the board, denied that she was being investigated.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Lawyer Reviewing Cases For DA Also Reps Boston Terror Suspect's Family

Ronald Sullivan Jr. was hired by Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson to unearth wrongful convictions.  

Fort Greene »

Ex-Correction Officer Who Fatally Shot Man in Subway Won't Face Charges: DA

Retired Correction Officer Willie Groomes followed Gilbert Drogheo off a subway train and shot him.

Gowanus »

Rabbit Owner Facing Animal Cruelty Charges Sues to Get Bunnies Back

Dorota Trec filed a lawsuit seeking the return of her rabbits.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Family 'Shocked' That Friend of Man Killed by Retired Officer Faces Charges

Joscelyn Every was the only one immediately charged in the fight that lead to his friend's death.

Bed-Stuy »

NYPD Officer Who Stomped Suspect's Head Indicted for Assault

Officer Joel Edouard was arraigned on assault charges Tuesday afternoon in Brooklyn Supreme Court. 

St. George »

Staten Island DA Recuses Himself More Than Any Other NYC Prosecutor

Daniel Donovan recused himself from 23 cases in the past two years because of his or his office's ties.

Downtown Brooklyn »

French Tourist Scaled Brooklyn Bridge Hours Before His Flight Home: Lawyer

Yonathan Souid was arrested Sunday after climbing onto a beam to take photos, officials said. 

Sunset Park »

2 Charged With Hate Crimes for Attacking Man in Sunset Park, DA Says

A man was attacked by three assailants, two of whom were charged with hate crimes, officials said.

Coney Island »

VIDEO: NYPD Officer Kicks Colleague in the Head During Arrest

An undercover officer was stripped of his gun after the incident in a Coney Island subway station.

Bushwick »

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

He also sprained a correctional officer's wrist while at Rikers 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.