Brooklyn DA Gonzalez Says He'd Support Legislation That Would Decriminalize ProstitutionBrooklyn's district attorney is considering making prostitution legal. But as CBS2's Hazel Sanchez found out Tuesday, not everyone likes that idea.
Brooklyn DA's Plan Could Dismiss 20,000 Marijuana ConvictionsDistrict Attorney Eric Gonzalez is inviting people to request conviction dismissals. He expects prosecutors will consent in the great majority of a potential 20,000 cases since 1990 and an unknown number of older ones.
DA: Gang Members Arrested In Brooklyn Used Basketball Code To Discuss ShootingsMore than a dozen alleged gang members were arrested this week in East Flatbush, Brooklyn in connection with multiple shootings.
Brooklyn DA Announces New Approach To Fight Opioid EpidemicHe says throwing addicts in jail won't solve the problem, but getting them life saving treatment may do the trick.
DA: Man Exonerated After 30 Years In Prison For Robbery, RapeActing Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez has moved to vacate the conviction of a man who's been in prison for 30 years.
Cop Allegedly Threatened Victim With A Gun The Day After Coney Island BeatingA New York City cop was accused of beating a man up during a dispute in Coney Island, and later tracking his victim down and using a gun to intimidate him.
Lawmakers Take Aim At ‘Unacceptable’ Hit-And-Run Accidents In BrooklynOfficials gathered in front of the Brooklyn District Attorney's office on Thursday to announce legislation designed to better hold hit-and-run drivers accountable.
Brooklyn DA Announces Charges Against Nine Alleged Gang MembersAs part of a crackdown on gang violence in Brooklyn, the district attorney has announced charges against suspected gang members accused in several shootings.
Brooklyn DA Seeks To Protect Immigrants From Deportation For Low-Level CrimesThe Brooklyn District Attorney’s office has unveiled a new policy that changes the way some undocumented immigrants are prosecuted – so as to help keep them in the country.
‘Operation Tidal Wave’ Leads To 24 Arrests, Over 200 Weapons SeizedAuthorities announced a massive indictment against two dozen people in an alleged interstate gun running scheme.
CBS2 Exclusive: Dozens Charged In ‘Dangerous’ Gas Meter Installation ScamSources say a group of National Grid employees led by a former employee are accused of installing gas meters without inspections or authorization.
Weapons Possession, Credit Card Fraud Among Charges Against ‘Violent Hoodstarz’ Street GangThe NYPD announced a major crackdown on gang violence in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn on Tuesday, with the arrest of nearly three dozen alleged members.