The Kol Tzedek program, which was created to help Orthodox Jews come forward about abuse within their community has led to the pursuit of 118 cases.
Americans are living longer, and now, some New Yorkers are calling for a new attitude toward older adults.
The orange tabby stray cat had been living in the Tompkins Houses in Bedford-Stuyvesant when a resident found it on the 12th floor stairwell last month and called police.
Leslie Alexander, 39, faces dozens of charges for torturing and injuring animals as well as criminal possession of a weapon, DA Charles Hynes said Tuesday.
Daniel Ignacio, 31, was convicted last month on five counts of murder, arson and other charges for intentionally setting the 2010 blaze.
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.
DA Charles Hynes kicked off the program by announcing the indictment of Dr. Naveed Ahmad of Brooklyn, who is accused of cheating Medicaid and Medicare of at least $500,000 and perhaps millions more, according to prosecutors.
Weberman said “no thank you” when asked if he wished to speak. He and his wife had no visible reaction to the sentence.
Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes said Saturday that no piece of legislation could have prevented the massacre that left 20 children and eight adults dead in Newtown, Conn.
Some accused violent gang members in Brooklyn now face charges after ‘friending’ the wrong people.
Brooklyn ultra-Orthodox Jewish leader Nechemya Weberman became a convicted pedophile Monday, when a jury found him guilty on 60 counts of child sex abuse.
The new initiative would provide EMTs and paramedics who are assaulted on the job with the same legal protection that is currently afforded to police officers.
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.
Under the plan, the size of the department’s Gang Division will double from 150 to 300 detectives who will focus on loosely affiliated groups of teens as opposed to established gangs such as the Bloods and Crips.