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.
Brooklyn DA Dropping 'Bogus' Charges Against Sex Abuse WhistleblowerProsecutors say they'll move to drop all charges against a Brooklyn man in a controversial extortion case involving a Hasidic Jewish religious leader.
Thompson Beats Hynes In Brooklyn District Attorney RaceKenneth Thompson was elected district attorney in Brooklyn Tuesday night, defeating longtime incumbent Charles ``Joe'' Hynes, who refused to accept defeat after a bruising Democratic primary.
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.
DA: Gun Trafficker Indicted For Illegally Selling Weapons To Undercover NYPD DetectiveChristopher 'Country' McPhaul is accused of traveling to North Carolina to buy or steal weapons that he would then sell on the streets of Brooklyn, according to authorities.
He's In: Brooklyn DA Hynes To Run For Re-Election As RepublicanCharles Hynes, who's served as Brooklyn's top prosecutor for 24 years, lost in the Democratic primary to Kenneth Thompson. He had said he would not actively campaign after losing.
Thompson Hits Ground Running With Plan To Reform Brooklyn DA's OfficeKen Thompson said he wants to crack down on identity theft with a cyber unit, and believes there is a role the office can play in the implementation of the NYPD's controversial stop-and-frisk program.
All Quiet At Brooklyn DA's Office A Day After Hynes Loses Re-Election BidCharles Hynes has been Kings County District Attorney for 24 years. No sitting DA had been voted out of office in New York City since 1955.