James: ‘Struggle For Justice Continues,’ Public Advocate Says City Must Carry On Thompson’s WorkPublic Advocate Letitia James said it's critical that the city continues to carry out Thompson's work -- vindicating the wrongfully convicted, and not prosecuting low level marijuana offenses.
Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson Says He's Battling Cancer"As a man of intense faith, I intend to fight and win the battle against this disease," Thompson said in a statement released Tuesday.
Family’s Demands For Justice Lead To Manslaughter Indictment In Deadly Fort Greene AccidentAmanda Nicodemus and her family have been struggling with the loss of her sister Victoria who was killed when a car jumped a curb in Fort Greene, Brooklyn last December.
Brooklyn DA Drops Charges Against 5 Teens Accused Of Gang Raping Woman At PlaygroundThe Brooklyn district attorney has dismissed charges against five teens accused of gang raping an 18-year-old woman at a Brownsville playground.
Begin Again Program In Brooklyn Aims To Help Ease Backlog Of Open Court CasesAt least 500 people came to a makeshift courtroom at the Mount Lebanon Baptist Church in Bedford-Stuyvesant to address outstanding warrants for low-level offenses.
Man Who Killed 5 Relatives With Meat Cleaver In Brooklyn Gets 125 YearsThe 27-year-old Chen pleaded guilty earlier this month to murder and manslaughter charges.
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.
Begin Again Program Giving Some New Yorkers A Fresh StartThompson said many New Yorkers are in danger of going to jail for failure to respond to summonses for low-level offenses.
Brooklyn Man Accused Of Impersonating Cop, Sexually Assaulting TeenA Brooklyn man has been accused of sexually assaulting a teenager, while pretending to be a police officer.
CBS2 Exclusive: Man Beaten With Sticks In Alleged Hate Crime Following Brooklyn Fender BenderThey were allegedly swinging sticks and slinging racial slurs. Three people have been charged with beating a Brooklyn man and police are investigating it as a hate crime.
Wrongly Convicted Brooklyn Man Sues State For $25 Million After Serving 24 Years In Prison Derrick Deacon was convicted in the 1989 shooting death of teenager during a robbery in a Flatbush apartment complex. He was freed on new evidence last year.
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.
Thompson In Attack Mode, Hopes To End Hynes' 24-Year Run As Brooklyn DALongtime Brooklyn District Attorney Charles J. Hynes is in a bitter primary battle against a young upstart. It’s a race that will either strip Hynes of his job or give him a seventh term.
Lawmakers, Activists & Others React To Stop-And-Frisk RulingReaction is pouring in to a judge's ruling Monday that found the NYPD deliberately violated the civil rights of tens of thousands of New Yorkers with its stop-and-frisk policy.