Despite Policy Change, Brooklyn DA Continues To Prosecute Most Low-Level Marijuana Offenses
Those who work in the Brooklyn court system said they were not the least bit surprised by the findings.
Updated: Sep 7, 2017 5:43 PM
Cuomo Won't Make Special Appointment To Fill Brooklyn DA Position
The governor says leaving the position vacant, with first-deputy in place, is consistent with how his administration handles these situations.
Updated: Oct 17, 2016 4:24 PM
Hundreds Gather For Ken Thompson's Funeral In Brooklyn
"Justice was real for Ken, it was not an abstract principle," Attorney General Loretta Lynch said at Thompson's funeral.
Updated: Oct 16, 2016 1:05 PM
Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson Remembered As 'Visionary Prosecutor'
As Thompson is mourned, there is mounting speculation about his successor.
Updated: Oct 12, 2016 12:07 PM
Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson Dies At Age 50
He announced he had cancer last week.
Updated: Oct 10, 2016 12:30 AM
Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson Has Cancer, Is Taking Leave Of Absence
Chief Assistant Eric Gonzalez will take over the day to day.
Updated: Oct 4, 2016 3:56 PM
City DAs Accused Of Racism In Prosecuting Low-Level Marijuana Cases
Black defendants are being convicted and sentenced at more than twice the rate as white defendants, an analysis found.
Updated: Jun 23, 2016 11:25 AM
Family Of Woman Killed By Reckless Driver In Fort Greene Says Brooklyn DA Has Failed Them
Victoria Nicodemus was killed in December by a driver who struck her while she was driving on the sidewalk.
Updated: Jun 3, 2016 3:11 PM
Police Arrest Alleged Gunman Tied To Shooting Death Of Cuomo Aide Carey Gabay
Prosecutors are charging him with murder and gun possession.
Updated: May 27, 2016 2:55 PM
Brooklyn Man Who Killed 12-Year-Old Girl In Hit-And-Run Sentenced To At Least 5 Years In Prison
He could serve up to 15 years.
Updated: May 16, 2016 5:35 PM
Brooklyn Cop Convicted Of Assault For Stomping Man's Head
The man was face down and being subdued by other officers. His charges were later dropped.
Updated: Apr 29, 2016 3:26 PM
Seven Arrested Protesting Peter Liang Sentencing Outside Brooklyn DA's House
Some 20 people protested outside Ken Thompson's Clinton Hill home early this morning, and nearly half were arrested.
Updated: Apr 20, 2016 6:41 PM
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