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Authorities are investigating the beating of a Jewish man in sunset Park as a possible hate crime. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Beaten With Sticks In Alleged Hate Crime Following Brooklyn Fender Bender

They were allegedly swinging sticks and slinging racial slurs. Three people have been charged with beating a Brooklyn man and police are investigating it as a hate crime.

11/14/2014

Jonathan Fleming (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Man Exonerated After 24 Years In Prison: ‘I’m Gonna Live The Rest Of My Life’

Jonathan Fleming was freed Tuesday and cleared of a killing that happened when he was 1,100 miles away on a Disney World vacation.

04/08/2014

Marijuana (file/credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Marijuana Takes Center Stage In Race For Brooklyn District Attorney

The Democratic nominee for Brooklyn district attorney wants to decriminalize marijuana. But others argue this strategy will overburden the criminal justice system.

10/25/2013

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.  (file/credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Brooklyn DA: School Offering ESL Classes ‘A Total Fraud’

According to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office, Patrick and Joanne Panettieri allegedly defrauded more than 100 immigrant Asian families out of thousands of dollars.

09/04/2013

Some of the goods prosecutors say Cornell Poyser stole from a TJ Maxx store and planned to resell at his own Brooklyn store, displayed at the Brooklyn DA's office, August 14, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

DA: TJ Maxx Employee Raided Merchandise To Re-Sell At Own Store

Cornell Poyser worked at the TJ Maxx in Oceanside, Long Island. Prosecutors said Poyser was caught on video loading his minivan full of clothes, luggage, shoes, perfume and other goods.

08/14/2013

Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes announces expansion of Safe Stop program, August 5, 2013. (credit: Brooklyn DA)

Brooklyn ‘Safe Stop’ Program Expands To 35 More Businesses

There are now a total of 253 stores borough-wide that bear the Safe Stop decals, which invite anyone who is being harassed or followed or who feels unsafe on the street to drop in for help.

08/05/2013

Daniel Ignacio (CBS 2)

Judge Sentences Convicted Bensonhurst Arsonist To 25 Years To Life

Daniel Ignacio, 31, was convicted last month on five counts of murder, arson and other charges for intentionally setting the 2010 blaze.

04/04/2013