Judge Orders Release Of Man Convicted Of 1991 Brooklyn MurderActing state Supreme Court Justice ShawnDya Simpson said Tuesday that the detectives who helped build the case against Hargrave had used "corrupt practices" in other cases.
Brooklyn DA To Clear Convict Who Said He Was Framed By DetectiveBrooklyn 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.
Former NYPD Detective Louis Scarcella Defends His Tactics In 1991 Murder CaseTestifying for the first time, Louis Scarcella tried to minimize his role in the conviction of Rosean Hargrave for the 1991 killing of a correction officer in Crown Heights.
Brooklyn DA Thompson Talks Violence, Controversial Decisions With CBS 2From a spike in gun violence to a controversial new police on marijuana cases, Thompson's term is off to a challenging start.
Judge Voids 3 Murder Convictions After Review Of Retired Detective's CasesAlvena Jennette, Robert Hill and Darryl Austin are the first defendants connected to retired detective Louis Scarcella to have their convictions vacated.
Wrongly Convicted Urge Brooklyn DA To Speed Up Reviews Of Detective's CasesA 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.
Retired Detective Refuses To Comment As DA Probes His CasesA retired New York City police detective continued to refuse to comment Monday about a review of cases associated with him by the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office.
Prosecutions Under Review For Detective Involved In Wrongful Conviction Of David RantaProsecutors said 2 months after a high-profile 1990 murder case he investigated was thrown out, dozens more convictions associated with retired detective Louis Scarcella are under review.