Infamous Detective Back On Stand In Another Wrongful Conviction Murder CaseThe once-decorated Louis Scarcella, now tied to decisions to overturn multiple convictions, is being questioned about the 1998 murder of of a man in East New York.
Brooklyn Man Freed From Prison After Serving Over 20 Years For Crime He Didn't CommitA judge ordered his release Wednesday afternoon. As CBS2's Erin Logan reported, the case involves a former detective with a controversial past.
Former NYPD Detective Louis Scarcella Testifies In Wrongful Conviction CaseFormer NYPD detective Louis Scarcella testified Friday in a hearing for a man who claims he was wrongfully convicted in the 1995 murder of a 4-year-old Brooklyn girl.
Another Conviction Set To Be Overturned In Case Tied To Infamous NYPD DetectiveA woman convicted in a deadly robbery set to be exonerated Tuesday after prosecutors concluded she made a false confession to a detective whose tactics have come under question.
Judge Orders Release Of Man Convicted Of 1991 Brooklyn MurderActing state Supreme Court Justice ShawnDya Simpson said Tuesday that the detectives who helped build the case against Hargrave had used "corrupt practices" in other cases.
1991 Murder Conviction Tossed For Derrick Hamilton In Case Tied To Infamous NYPD Detective ScarcellaA New York City judge has tossed out a 1991 murder conviction against a man who says he was framed by a now-retired detective.
Brooklyn DA To Clear Convict Who Said He Was Framed By DetectiveBrooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson’s office announced Monday that he will exonerate Derrick Hamilton, who served 21 years in prison on a wrongful conviction after saying he was framed by an allegedly crooked police detective.
Former NYPD Detective Louis Scarcella Defends His Tactics In 1991 Murder CaseTestifying for the first time, Louis Scarcella tried to minimize his role in the conviction of Rosean Hargrave for the 1991 killing of a correction officer in Crown Heights.
Brooklyn DA Thompson Talks Violence, Controversial Decisions With CBS 2From a spike in gun violence to a controversial new police on marijuana cases, Thompson's term is off to a challenging start.
Murder Conviction Tossed After 17 Years, Amid Review Of Retired Detective's CasesA man who was imprisoned for 17 years was released Tuesday, after a judge vacated his conviction on the grounds that evidence in the case was linked to a police detective whose tactics have come into question.
Judge Voids 3 Murder Convictions After Review Of Retired Detective's CasesAlvena Jennette, Robert Hill and Darryl Austin are the first defendants connected to retired detective Louis Scarcella to have their convictions vacated.
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.
Retired Detective Refuses To Comment As DA Probes His CasesA retired New York City police detective continued to refuse to comment Monday about a review of cases associated with him by the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office.
Prosecutions Under Review For Detective Involved In Wrongful Conviction Of David RantaProsecutors said 2 months after a high-profile 1990 murder case he investigated was thrown out, dozens more convictions associated with retired detective Louis Scarcella are under review.