Brooklyn District Attorney

Brooklyn DA To Clear Convict Who Said He Was Framed By DetectiveBrooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson’s office announced Monday that he will exonerate Derrick Hamilton, who served 21 years in prison on a wrongful conviction after saying he was framed by an allegedly crooked police detective.
Brooklyn DA Investigating Fatal Police-Involved ShootingProsecutors will determine if the shooting of 28-year-old Akai Gurley by Officer Peter Liang was an accident or a crime.
2 Men Convicted Of Kidnapping In 1993 Have Convictions OverturnedA state appeals court has overturned the guilty verdicts of two men convicted in 1993 of kidnapping a 16-year-old Brooklyn girl.
Sources: Record As Prosecutor Might Not Help Ex-Brooklyn DA In Corruption ProbeA public corruption probe has snared former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Joseph Hynes, and sources said his record as a prosecutor might not help him.
Former Brooklyn DA Hynes Accused In Report Of Misusing Funds For CampaignA probe by the city Department of Investigation has concluded that former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles misused assets seized from criminal defendants to pay a consultant who working on his campaign.
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.
Brooklyn DA Dropping 'Bogus' Charges Against Sex Abuse WhistleblowerProsecutors say they'll move to drop all charges against a Brooklyn man in a controversial extortion case involving a Hasidic Jewish religious leader.
Thompson Beats Hynes In Brooklyn District Attorney RaceKenneth Thompson was elected district attorney in Brooklyn Tuesday night, defeating longtime incumbent Charles ``Joe'' Hynes, who refused to accept defeat after a bruising Democratic primary.
He's In: Brooklyn DA Hynes To Run For Re-Election As RepublicanCharles Hynes, who's served as Brooklyn's top prosecutor for 24 years, lost in the Democratic primary to Kenneth Thompson. He had said he would not actively campaign after losing.
All Quiet At Brooklyn DA's Office A Day After Hynes Loses Re-Election BidCharles Hynes has been Kings County District Attorney for 24 years. No sitting DA had been voted out of office in New York City since 1955.
Brownsville Residents Rally Against Violence In Wake Of Toddler's SlayingAs police held two suspects in the shooting that killed a toddler in Brownsville, Brooklyn, a crowd rallied in the neighborhood to stop the violence Sunday.
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.