Public Defenders, Inmate Advocates Sound Off As More Detainees Are Sent To Troubled Rikers IslandPublic defenders and inmate advocates gathered outside of the Manhattan District Attorney's Office on Wednesday, demanding an end to cash bail.
Brooklyn DA Teaming Up With Local Clergy With Eyes On Putting An End To Recent Rash Of Gun ViolenceThere have been nearly 200 shootings in Brooklyn so far this year, more than any other borough.
Brooklyn District Attorney: Dozens Of Drug Convictions To Be Dismissed Due To Testimony From Former Det. Joseph FrancoIn a historic move, dozens of drug cases dating back more than a decade are being dismissed in Brooklyn.
Gun Buyback Program In Brownsville Offers iPads, Gift Cards In Exchange For FirearmsEvent organizers say Brownsville was chosen for the Saturday swap because it’s been hit hard by the spike in gun violence.
Brooklyn DA Announces Arrests Of 4 Men, Including MTA Worker, For Running Guns From Down South To BrooklynA New York City subway conductor is among four suspects arrested on gun trafficking charges.
Brooklyn Lawmakers Renew Push To Pass State Bills Targeting Gun TraffickersOne would triple the minimum jail time and the other would require tracing where the guns originated.
Brooklyn DA: Assistant DA Struck And Killed By Bus Early MondayBrooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez confirmed the death of 35-year-old Sarah Pitts in a post on Twitter. She joined the DA's office two years ago.
Following More Shootings, Brooklyn Borough President Adams Calls For Tri-State Gun Task ForceCBS2 has learned that the total so far this year has surpassed the number of shootings in all of last year.
NYPD Officer Seen On Video Shoving Protester Now Charged With Assault; Others Facing DisciplineVideo shows the unidentified officer push Dounya Zayer during a May 29 demonstration near Barclays Center.
Brooklyn DA Opens Probe Into Apparent Racial Disparities In Enforcement Of Coronavirus Social Distancing"We cannot police ourselves out of this pandemic. Instead, we need to give people the knowledge and the ability to keep people safe," Eric Gonzalez said.
4 Brooklyn Men Accused Of Robbing Vehicles Sent To Fill ATMs With Cash Appear In CourtFrom January 2017 to July 2019, the crew robbed 15 locations across four boroughs.
Bail Reform: Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez Demands Changes To Controversial LawsGonzalez, one of the most liberal prosecutors in the state, is also facing an uptick in crime in his borough.
6 People Indicted On Manslaughter, Other Charges For Deadly 2018 Wall Collapse In BrooklynLuis Almonte was killed in September of 2018 in the collapse at a construction site in Sunset Park.
After 26 Years In Prison, Innocent Man Carlos Weeks Walks Free From Brooklyn CourtIn 1995, Weeks was convicted of murdering a man and a little girl in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
Bail Reform: New NYC Program Allows Low-Level Offenders To Avoid Jail Time By Taking An Art CourseA new program allows people arrested for minor offenses to avoid jail -- even a court appearance -- just by visiting a museum.