Marijuana Takes Center Stage In Race For Brooklyn District AttorneyThe Democratic nominee for Brooklyn district attorney wants to decriminalize marijuana. But others argue this strategy will overburden the criminal justice system.
Thompson Blasts Hynes' Decision To Run For Brooklyn DA As RepublicanHe's not done yet. Brooklyn District Attorney Charles "Joe" Hynes lost the Democratic primary and said that he would not seek re-election. Now he says he's on the ballot and in it to win it,
Thompson In Attack Mode, Hopes To End Hynes' 24-Year Run As Brooklyn DALongtime 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.
DA: Suspect Accused Of Shooting Boy, 3, 'Stashed The Gun' Before Cops ArrivedAkeen Bernard's bail was set Sunday at $75,000. The toddler, Tharell Edward, remains hospitalized in stable condition.
Brooklyn DA Announces Home-Based Jail Alternative For Female PrisonersBrooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes said the program will allow eligible inmates to retain custody of their children while they serve their sentences at home.
Pennsylvania Man Accused Of Stealing Artwork From L.I. Estate A house painter has been accused of stealing artwork from a Kings Point mansion and selling at least one of the pieces to a gallery in California, officials announced Monday.
Miss America Joins Brooklyn DA's Campaign To Help Fight Child Sex AbuseIn an effort to increase awareness of childhood sex abuse, the former Miss Brooklyn is recording public service announcements that will air on radio and television.
154 Firearms Seized In Undercover Operations In Brooklyn More illegal weapons have been taken off New York City streets as a result of a year-long investigation that involved three separate undercover operations, officials said.
Federal Grant Awarded To Brooklyn Community Plagued By Gun ViolencePolice commissioner Ray Kelly described the grant as a valuable tool to help measure which programs are working and which are not as effective.
Fundraiser Held In Brooklyn For Therapist Accused Of Sexually Abusing Young GirlAs protestors made their presence known, the man at the center of controversy Rabbi Nechemya Weberman, 53, shook hands and accepted warm wishes at the dinner, which was held to raise legal funds for him.
Hebrew Posters Appeal For Money For Alleged Child Molester In BrooklynThere are some shocking allegations against a counselor and confidant in a Brooklyn community. A therapist stands accused of sexually abusing a young girl who looked to him for advice.
Brooklyn DA Responds To Criticism Of His Handling Of Sex Abuse Cases In Jewish Orthodox CommunityBrooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes said that the Mayor and others have unfairly criticized his handling of allegations of sexual abuse in the Ultra Orthodox community.
Brooklyn DA Condemned For Not Prosecuting More Hasidic, Orthodox Jewish Sex AbusersFinding sexual abusers of children and prosecuting their cases is one of law enforcement's top priorities. But in Brooklyn, District Attorney Charles Hynes’ office has come under fire what not vigorously pursuing cases in the Orthodox and Hasidic Jewish communities.
DA: Brooklyn Woman Killed Day After Seeking 4th Restraining Order Against ExPolice said Kazan Raoul, 24, was shot in the head inside her basement apartment on Strauss Street just before 6 a.m. on Wednesday.
Brooklyn DA Looks Back At 'Racially-Motivated' Howard Beach AttackTwenty-five years ago, Howard Beach became a racial flashpoint. On Monday, Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes reflected on the ramifications of the case.