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.
'I Think We're Making A Lot Of Progress': Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez Discusses Guns, Gangs And 'Justice 2020' InitiativeGonzalez is the chief law enforcement officer in a borough beset by gun violence.
Brooklyn DA Responds To Criticism From NYPD Over Treatment Of Some Gun OffendersThe Brooklyn district attorney says he will not cave to withering criticism from the NYPD about letting young offenders avoid jail.
Brooklyn DA Gonzalez Releases Shocking Video Of Gangland Terror In Handful Of NeighborhoodsBrooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez has charged 21 alleged gang members with a reign of gun terror, murder and mayhem stemming from multiple shootings that left two dead and four injured.
Finger Pointing Begins After NYPD Releases Crime Stats Showing Major Spike In ShootingsThe NYPD has released shocking new crime stats showing the number shootings in the city has skyrocketed.
Brooklyn DA Gonzalez: 3 Arrested In Coney Island Affordable Housing Complex Bribery ScandalIf you wanted to jump the list and score a highly sought-after apartment in an affordable housing complex in Coney Island all you had to do was bribe those in charge.
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.