Longtime Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes Dead At 83Hynes was elected DA in 1990 and held the job for six terms -- through 2013.
Man Jailed For 24 years Has Murder Conviction OverturnedQuezada was accused of killing Jose Rosado in a drug-related murder and was arrested after two men told police he had pulled the trigger.
Judge Linked To Former DA Hynes' Corruption Probe ResignsThe New York State Commission on Judicial Conduct announced Wednesday that Supreme Court Justice Barry Kamins will step down.
Sources: Record As Prosecutor Might Not Help Ex-Brooklyn DA In Corruption ProbeA public corruption probe has snared former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Joseph Hynes, and sources said his record as a prosecutor might not help him.
Former Brooklyn DA Hynes Accused In Report Of Misusing Funds For CampaignA probe by the city Department of Investigation has concluded that former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles misused assets seized from criminal defendants to pay a consultant who working on his campaign.
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.
Brownsville Residents Rally Against Violence In Wake Of Toddler's SlayingAs police held two suspects in the shooting that killed a toddler in Brownsville, Brooklyn, a crowd rallied in the neighborhood to stop the violence Sunday.
Brooklyn DA: School Offering ESL Classes 'A Total Fraud'According to the Brooklyn District Attorney's office, Patrick and Joanne Panettieri allegedly defrauded more than 100 immigrant Asian families out of thousands of dollars.