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Authorities: Brooklyn Maraschino Cherry Company Owner Shot, Killed Himself During InvestigationInvestigators said the owner of a Brooklyn maraschino cherry warehouse shot and killed himself Tuesday, as he was being questioned on an environmental issue by investigators who later smelled marijuana.
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 Investigates Video Which Appears To Show NYPD Officer Taking Money From Man During Stop-And-FriskThe alleged encounter at the Surfside Gardens Housing Project was caught on cellphone video.
No Criminal Charges Coming For Officers Who Shot And Killed Kimani Gray, 16No criminal charges will be coming for the officers involved in the shooting that killed a 16-year-old boy in Brooklyn last year – sparking massive protests.
New Brooklyn DA Policy May Allow Dismissal Of Many Low-Level Marijuana CasesUnder a new policy announced Tuesday, most of the thousands of people arrested on first-time, low-level marijuana charges will likely no longer be forced to go to court for cases that are often eventually dismissed anyway.
Family Who Lost Child In Brooklyn Car Crash Targeted By ScammerThe Ramnarine family said someone set up a fake fundraising website in their daughter's name following her death in a car accident on Sunday.
CBS 2 Exclusive: Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney Charged With ForgeryDrivers come up with creative ways to avoid paying for parking, but a Brooklyn assistant district attorney may have taken things too far.
Thompson Blasts Hynes' Decision To Run For Brooklyn DA As RepublicanHe's not done yet. Brooklyn District Attorney Charles "Joe" Hynes lost the Democratic primary and said that he would not seek re-election. Now he says he's on the ballot and in it to win it,
Thompson Hits Ground Running With Plan To Reform Brooklyn DA's OfficeKen Thompson said he wants to crack down on identity theft with a cyber unit, and believes there is a role the office can play in the implementation of the NYPD's controversial stop-and-frisk program.
End Of An Era: Thompson Halts Hynes' 24-Year Run As Brooklyn DAWith 98 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday night, Thompson was leading with 55 percent of the vote.
DA: TJ Maxx Employee Raided Merchandise To Re-Sell At Own StoreCornell 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.
Kimani Gray's Mother Seeks Answers From DA About Deadly Police ShootingThe mother of Kimani Gray, the teenager who was shot and killed by police in Brooklyn earlier this month, met with prosecutors Tuesday in hopes of finding answers about the shooting.
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