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Charles J. Hynes

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

Republicans, Conservatives Confident Hynes Can Still Win Brooklyn DA’s Race

Hynes lost to Kenneth Thompson, a former federal prosecutor, 55 percent to 45 percent in the Sept. 10 Democratic primary.

09/17/2013

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

Safe Surrender

Program Allows Brooklyn Residents With Minor Offenses To Have Records Cleared

Residents will be able to resolve their outstanding warrants and summons at a local church Friday and Saturday.

09/05/2013

Samuel Martinez (credit: Handout)

Samuel Martinez Indicted In 2006 Crown Heights Fire That Killed 2 Women, 2 Children

Prosecutors charged 38-year-old Samuel Martinez Tuesday with eight counts of second-degree murder.

06/19/2012

(Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/GettyImages)

Police Use Facebook To Put End To Gang’s Crime Spree In Crown Heights

Fourteen suspected members of a Crown Heights gang dubbed the “Brower Boys” have been indicted in connection with a year-long crime spree after talking about their alleged exploits on Facebook, authorities said Wednesday.

05/30/2012

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes

Brooklyn District Attorney: Borough Park Body Shop ‘Perfect Collision’ Inflated Insurance Bills

DA Charles J. Hynes said the body shop caused “enhanced damage” to cars brought into their shop “thereby increasing the profit margin.”

06/23/2011

Samuel Kellner (credit: CBS 2)

Samuel Kellner Accused Of Paying False Witness $10K To Testify In Rabbi Abuse Case

District Attorney Charles Hynes said a new indictment charges Samuel Kellner with perjury in addition to extortion and conspiracy in an abuse case involving Rabbi Baruch Lebovits

04/13/2011

Man Accused Of Killing Daughter To Enter Plea

Authorities said the little girl, Ginelis, was beaten, shaken and bitten in August 2008. Her ribs and collarbone were broken, and her liver was bruised.

11/11/2010