Derrick Hamilton

Derrick Hamilton (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

1991 Murder Conviction Tossed For Derrick Hamilton In Case Tied To Infamous NYPD Detective Scarcella

A New York City judge has tossed out a 1991 murder conviction against a man who says he was framed by a now-retired detective.

01/09/2015

Retired NYPD Detective Louis Scarcella (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn DA To Clear Convict Who Said He Was Framed By Detective

Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson’s office announced Monday that he will exonerate Derrick Hamilton, who served 21 years in prison on a wrongful conviction after saying he was framed by an allegedly crooked police detective.

01/05/2015

A rally is held at City Hall on April 9, 2014, in support of former inmates who say they were wrongly convicted of murders in Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Wrongly Convicted Urge Brooklyn DA To Speed Up Reviews Of Detective’s Cases

A group of New York City men who say they were framed by a crooked police detective decades ago want prosecutors to speed up an ongoing review of the detective’s cases.

04/09/2014

Julio Acevedo on March 7, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter, Criminally Negligent Homicide

Juan Acevedo surrendered to police in a Pennsylvania convenience store parking lot on Wednesday.

03/07/2013