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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.

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.

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