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District Attorney Charles Hynes

Massage parlors shut down in sting operation in Brooklyn (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

19 Arrests In Prostitution Crackdown At Brooklyn Massage Parlors

Nineteen people have been arrested and a dozen Brooklyn massage parlors have been closed in a prostitution crackdown, authorities said.

07/11/2013

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

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes To Star In New CBS Reality Series

The six-part series called “Brooklyn D.A.” will air on CBS beginning May 21.

03/27/2013

Vito Lopez

Brooklyn DA Wants Special Prosecutor To Investigate Sex Harassment Claims Against Assemblyman Vito Lopez

Hynes wants the special prosecutor to avoid any appearance of impropriety, since his re-election bids have been backed by a group Lopez heads.

08/31/2012

Abraham Rubin, Hertzka Berger, Jacob Berger, Joseph Berger (credit: Handout via 1010 WINS' Juliet Papa)

4 Men Charged With Intimidating Witnesses In Connection With Rabbi’s Sex Abuse Case

Four men have been charged with intimidating witnesses in an Ultra-Orthodox sex abuse case involving a spiritual adviser accused of molesting a teenage girl for years.

06/21/2012

A depiction of the second floor at the Bensonhurst apartment released by the Brooklyn District Attorney's Office. (credit: Brooklyn DA/Handout)

Landlords Indicted In Brooklyn Fire That Killed 5 People In 2010

The indictment charges that the tenants could not escape the fire on Jan. 30, 2010 because the owners had set up illegal partitions that blocked their way out of the building in Bensonhurst.

06/14/2012

Darrell Dula says he was "innocent the whole time." (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Man Accused Of Raping Orthodox Jewish Woman Freed Year After Accuser Recants

Darrell Dula, 25, has been freed from jail and is now back with his brother and 3-year-old son in Crown Heights.

04/18/2012

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes

Prosecutors: Sheepshead Bay-Based Prostitution Ring Busted

A prostitution ring that was based in Brooklyn but did a brisk business on the internet has been busted, prosecutors said.

07/20/2011

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