Brooklyn District Attorney
An elevator repairman has been indicted by a grand jury on criminal charges after a woman was severely injured at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.
New York City is thought to play a role in the international trafficking trade, both as an entry point for smugglers from abroad and as a city where victims are put to work.
The Brooklyn district attorney’s office said Jerry Bowen pleaded guilty to the murder charge and to attempted murder, assault and criminal possession of a weapon.
A home health aide has been convicted of brutalizing an 86-year-old Brooklyn woman who suffers from Alzheimer’s, leaving her on the floor while she watched television.
The Brooklyn district attorney’s office is launching a campaign against sex trafficking featuring actresses Sarah Jessica Parker and Gabourey Sidibe in public service announcements.