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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.

Civic Center »

Drunk Brooklyn ADA Choked Paramedic, Cops Say

Cops say that Michael Jaccarino drunkenly hit and choked a female paramedic.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Grandmother of Abused Brooklyn 4-Year-Old Charged with Manslaughter

The grandmother of Marchella Brett-Pierce was convicted of manslaughter May 11, 2012.

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