Brooklyn District Attorney
A father’s heartbreak at a shooting that gravely wounded his daughter was compounded Sunday evening, by a cruel reaction attributed to the teenage boy charged in the shooting.
Dr. Oleg Davie faces second-degree manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and other charges in connection with the death of 51-year-old Isel Pineda.
Julio Acevedo, 44, has been charged with second degree manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide, in addition to previous charges, according to the DA’s office.
The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office said a jury on Wednesday convicted 36-year-old Angus Pascall on charges of rape, predatory sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.
Edward Pride, 49, was convicted in July of successfully holding up a Brooklyn Heights branch of the bank in February 2011.
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.