Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office

Videos appears to show NYPD officer taking money from man during stop-and-frisk. (credit: Handout)

Brooklyn DA Investigates Video Which Appears To Show NYPD Officer Taking Money From Man During Stop-And-Frisk

The alleged encounter at the Surfside Gardens Housing Project was caught on cellphone video.

10/09/2014

Kimani Gray, 16, was shot and killed by police on Saturday, March 9, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

No Criminal Charges Coming For Officers Who Shot And Killed Kimani Gray, 16

No 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.

07/30/2014

A man rolls a joint (file/credit: PABLO PORCIUNCULA/AFP/Getty Images)

New Brooklyn DA Policy May Allow Dismissal Of Many Low-Level Marijuana Cases

Under 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.

07/08/2014

Rebecca Ramnarine (credit: CBS 2)

Family Who Lost Child In Brooklyn Car Crash Targeted By Scammer

The Ramnarine family said someone set up a fake fundraising website in their daughter’s name following her death in a car accident on Sunday.

05/07/2014

Christopher Carrion

CBS 2 Exclusive: Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney Charged With Forgery

Drivers come up with creative ways to avoid paying for parking, but a Brooklyn assistant district attorney may have taken things too far.

02/21/2014

Charles Hynes (brooklynda.org/)

Thompson Blasts Hynes’ Decision To Run For Brooklyn DA As Republican

He’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,

10/08/2013

Kenneth Thompson. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Thompson Hits Ground Running With Plan To Reform Brooklyn DA’s Office

Ken 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.

09/12/2013

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

End Of An Era: Thompson Halts Hynes’ 24-Year Run As Brooklyn DA

With 98 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday night, Thompson was leading with 55 percent of the vote.

09/10/2013

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

Kimani Gray, 16, was shot and killed by police on Saturday, March 9. (Credit: CBS 2)

Kimani Gray’s Mother Seeks Answers From DA About Deadly Police Shooting

The 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.

03/20/2013

Crown Heights Arrest Video (credit: YouTube/CHInfoVideo)

Charges Dropped Against Man Involved In Confrontation With Cops At Jewish Center

The video shows Halevy being pummeled by two officers, with one cop landing more than 20 punches. His partner, a woman, joined in with a baton.

10/22/2012