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Bushwick »

Kwauhuru Govan, 38, denied killing Bushwick teen Sharabia Thomas in 2004, saying he was framed.

Boerum Hill »

Thaddeus Boone was found not guilty of starting a blaze in his girlfriend's Wyckoff Gardens apartment.

Crown Heights »

Jovan Frederick, 34, was sentenced on Wednesday, the Brooklyn District Attorney's office said.

Midwood »

Akmaljon Abakulov targeted his victims because of their age, prosecutors said. 

Carroll Gardens »

The Brooklyn District Attorney's office presented a check for $323K to the Ruggiero family.

Crown Heights »

The shooting took place on Eastern Parkway and Lincoln Place Nov. 1 about 8:50 p.m.

Bed-Stuy »

Leila Aquino took a plea deal Friday in exchange for three years probation. 

Downtown Brooklyn »

Chief Assistant Eric Gonzalez, who's been serving as DA, will remain in place until the next election.

East New York »

Attorney General Loretta Lynch was among the notable leaders to speak at Ken Thompson's funeral.

East New York »

Hundreds attended the wake for the Brooklyn District Attorney who died on Sunday after battling cancer. 

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson said he will take time out of the office for treatment.

Brighton Beach »

Mikhail Chernyaev murdered Charles Butler and then dumped his body in Port Jervis, prosecutors said.

Sunset Park »

Jason Forgetta, 39, was sentenced to up to 32 years to life in prison for the violent attack in 2014.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Michael Bassier led a crew that smuggled more than 110 weapons into the city during a one-year period. 

Flatbush »

Participants can hand over a gun for up to $200, no questions asked, the district attorney says.