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Brooklyn DA Investigating Death Of Baby Following Circumcision Ritual

The Brooklyn district attorney isinvestigating the death of a 2-week-old at Maimonides Medical Center last September.

03/07/2012

Police at the scene of a violent shooting in Brownsville that left one dead and 2 injured last October. (credit: CBS 2)

DA: 43 Members Of Rival Brownsville Gangs Indicted

Brownsville had been terrorized since last year by violent territorial disputes between the Wave Gang and Hood Stars, the Brooklyn district attorney’s office said.

01/19/2012

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DA: Elevator Repairman Indicted In SUNY Downstate Medical Center Incident

An elevator repairman has been indicted by a grand jury on criminal charges after a woman was severely injured at SUNY Downstate Medical Center.

12/15/2011

Human trafficking

Trafficking Victims Get Care From NY Prosecutors

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.

11/24/2011

Boris Shteyngart (credit: Handout)

Brooklyn DA: Ex-Stock Broker Conned Four Victims Out Of $200,000

A former stockbroker has been indicted for cheating investors out of their savings. Prosecutors say in some cases the scheme involved altering checks in a very creative way.

11/16/2011

Levi Aron is arraigned in Brooklyn criminal court, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Jesse Ward, Pool)

Levi Aron’s Handwritten Confession Made Public As He Pleads Not Guilty In Leiby Kletzky Murder Case

Psychiatrists have also determined that Aron is mentally competent to stand trial and that he understands the charges against him.

08/04/2011

Leiby Kletzky (credit: Handout)

Parents Of Murder Victim Leiby Kletzky Break Their Silence After Shiva

“The ache in our hearts will remain forever,” Nachman and Itta Kletzky wrote in a statement. “We are certain that Leiby is now looking down from heaven and blessing us all.”

07/21/2011

Levi Aron (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, Pool); Leiby Kletzky (handout)

Levi Aron Charged With 2 Counts Of First-Degree Murder In Leiby Kletzky Case

Levi Aron faces up to life in prison without possibility of parole if convicted, Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes announced early Wednesday evening. Aron’s arraignment is scheduled for July 28.

07/20/2011

Levi Aron (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano, Pool); Leiby Kletzky (handout)

Indictment Against Levi Aron Imminent In Leiby Kletzky Murder Case

It has been a week since the dismembered body of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky was found, and today CBS 2’s Pablo Guzman has learned exclusive details regarding the case.

07/19/2011

Leiby Kletzky (handout); Levi Aron (credit: Facebook via CBS 2)

Family Of Slain Leiby Kletzky Continues To Mourn; Accused Killer Pleads Not Guilty

There were shouts of “murderer” as accused killer Levi Aron was put in a police car and taken to court in Brooklyn Thursday. Extra police rushed into the street to clear the crowd.

07/14/2011

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Lawmakers Propose Legislation To Educate High School Students About Dealing With Unwanted Newborns

New legislation is being proposed which would require high schools to make it part of their public health curriculum to teach students what to do if they give birth to a newborn infant that they do not want.

05/26/2011

Elizabeth Peters, 53, was convicted after surveillance camera caught her abusing the elderly woman she was being paid to care for.

Home Health Aide Convicted Of Abusing Elderly Patient

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.

11/10/2010

Brooklyn Forms Hate Crime Task Force

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn district attorney’s office on Thursday announced a new task force aimed at reducing anti-gay violence amid a string of high-profile incidents in the city. District Attorney Charles Hynes said a […]

10/28/2010

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Bedbugs Hit Brooklyn D.A.’s Office, Time Warner Building

So who is the latest victim of the city’s bedbug infestation? That would be Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes’ office located at 350 Jay St.

08/13/2010

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