Republicans, Conservatives Confident Hynes Can Still Win Brooklyn DA's RaceHynes lost to Kenneth Thompson, a former federal prosecutor, 55 percent to 45 percent in the Sept. 10 Democratic primary.
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.
Program Allows Brooklyn Residents With Minor Offenses To Have Records ClearedResidents will be able to resolve their outstanding warrants and summons at a local church Friday and Saturday.
Samuel Martinez Indicted In 2006 Crown Heights Fire That Killed 2 Women, 2 ChildrenProsecutors charged 38-year-old Samuel Martinez Tuesday with eight counts of second-degree murder.
Police Use Facebook To Put End To Gang's Crime Spree In Crown HeightsFourteen 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.
Brooklyn District Attorney: Borough Park Body Shop 'Perfect Collision' Inflated Insurance BillsDA Charles J. Hynes said the body shop caused "enhanced damage" to cars brought into their shop "thereby increasing the profit margin."
Samuel Kellner Accused Of Paying False Witness $10K To Testify In Rabbi Abuse CaseDistrict 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
Man Accused Of Killing Daughter To Enter PleaAuthorities said the little girl, Ginelis, was beaten, shaken and bitten in August 2008. Her ribs and collarbone were broken, and her liver was bruised.