Crime

Brooklyn man sentenced for stabbing death of girlfriend in residential mental health facility

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Thursday announced that a 52-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for stabbing to death his 48-year-old girlfriend at a residential facility for people with mental health diagnoses, where they both lived.
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Owner of vegan food business and her husband indicted for allegedly stealing from employees, defrauding investors, not paying taxes

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced on Thursday that a former owner of a high-end family of food companies and her husband have been arrested in Tennessee on a warrant stemming from an unsealed 24-count indictment, in which they are variously charged with allegedly stealing $8 … Full Article

Man sentenced to 25 years for Bed-Stuy shooting rampage

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Tuesday announced that a 27-year-old man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for striking three people after opening fire on a Bedford-Stuyvesant street.
 
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Brooklyn DA’s office announces creation of new Young Adult Bureau

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Friday announced the creation of a Young Adult Bureau that will operate in the newly formed Brooklyn Young Adult Court, in partnership with the Office of Court Administration and the Center for Court Innovation. … Full Article

Man who served 10 years for 1964 NYC killing cleared of crime

A Virginia man who spent a decade in prison after pleading guilty to a New York City slaying over 50 years ago was cleared of the crime Monday. … Full Article

Baltimore man convicted of attempted murder, other charges for shooting three in Bedford-Stuyvesant

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Monday announced that a 27-year-old man was convicted of attempted murder and other charges for opening fire on a Bedford-Stuyvesant street, striking three people. … Full Article

Two East New York men Convicted of murder, kidnapping for hire

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Tuesday announced that two East New York men have been convicted of first-degree kidnapping, second-degree murder and related charges for the forced abduction and murder of a Williamsburg man. … Full Article

Brooklyn man sentenced to 45 years to life in prison for robbing, attempting to rape woman in Bed-Stuy

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Monday announced that a Brooklyn man was sentenced to 45 years to life in prison for attacking a 22-year-old Bedford-Stuyvesant woman and trying to rape her after she entered the lobby of her Myrtle Avenue apartment building.
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Sketchy Work: Police artists still nab bad guys with pencil, paper

In an age of ubiquitous cellphones and surveillance cameras, New York City police forensic artist Matthew Klein is one of a dying breed of crime fighters who helps catch bad guys with a pencil and paper. … Full Article

13 alibi witnesses, 20 years in prison, and now, freedom

When questioned over a murder, Richard Rosario named 13 people he said could back an alibi 1,000 miles long. But he spent 20 years in prison before the conviction was overturned, freeing him — at least for now. … Full Article

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