Quezada was accused of killing Jose Rosado in a drug-related murder and was arrested after two men told police he had pulled the trigger.
Thompson said many New Yorkers are in danger of going to jail for failure to respond to summonses for low-level offenses.
A Brooklyn man has been accused of sexually assaulting a teenager, while pretending to be a police officer.
They were allegedly swinging sticks and slinging racial slurs. Three people have been charged with beating a Brooklyn man and police are investigating it as a hate crime.
Derrick Deacon was convicted in the 1989 shooting death of teenager during a robbery in a Flatbush apartment complex. He was freed on new evidence last year.
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.
Longtime Brooklyn District Attorney Charles J. Hynes is in a bitter primary battle against a young upstart. It’s a race that will either strip Hynes of his job or give him a seventh term.
Reaction is pouring in to a judge’s ruling Monday that found the NYPD deliberately violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers with its stop-and-frisk policy.