New Report Details How Brooklyn Prosecutors & Police Put Innocent New Yorkers In Prison For Years
Prosecutorial conduct and police conduct were the most common factors in securing the bad convictions.
Jul 9, 2020 4:27 PM
After 21 Years In Prison, Wrongly Convicted Man Dies Months After Release
"My heart breaks for the family and the mother that lost her son not once but twice."
Updated: Jan 12, 2015 2:48 PM
Feds Join Fraud Investigation Into Former Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes
Hynes has been accused of using seized funds to fund his re-election campaign in 2013.
Updated: Jun 18, 2014 11:03 AM
NY Attorney General Sets Sights On Former Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes
The subpoenas targeted former Hynes spokesperson Jerry Schmetterer and former campaign consultant Mortimer Matz.
Updated: Jun 9, 2014 3:45 PM
Brooklyn DA Fires A Slew Of Hynes Holdovers
At a campaign event, a former ADA mused that "half of this office should go, really."
Updated: Jun 8, 2014 1:11 PM
Investigation Finds Ex-Brooklyn DA Hynes Used Seized Money For Campaign
Using seized funds for reelection campaigns is pretty bad!
Updated: Jun 2, 2014 11:33 PM
Brooklyn DA Finally Drops Case Against Hasidic Sex Abuse Whistleblower
A series of trumped up charges against a sex abuse whistleblower have finally been dropped.
Updated: Mar 7, 2014 3:49 PM
Judge: City Doesn't Have To Pay When DAs Screw Up
The decision could save the city "tens of millions" of dollars each year.
Updated: Feb 12, 2014 1:21 PM
How Two Teens May Have Been Wrongly Convicted For Crown Heights Murder
In keeping with many of the cases presided over by Detective Louis Scarcella, holes in the 20-plus-old case have since been discovered.
Updated: Dec 2, 2013 11:40 AM
Brooklyn's New DA Intervenes In Orthodox Sex Abuse Case
The DA says he will comply with the DA-elect's request.
Updated: Nov 17, 2013 11:17 AM
Ultra-Orthodox Sex Abuse Whistleblower Describes "Child-Rape Assembly Line"
"My eyes adjust, and I see an old man, my age, long white beard, a holy-looking man, sitting in the vapors. On his lap, facing away from him, is a boy, maybe seven years old."
Updated: Nov 12, 2013 3:44 PM
Ken Thompson Dethrones Longtime Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes
For the first time in more than two decades, Brooklyn has a new District Attorney.
Updated: Nov 6, 2013 10:11 AM
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