Relative pleads guilty to fatally stabbing five family members

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced yesterday that a 27-year-old man pleaded guilty to killing a mother and her four children with a cleaver. … Full Article

3 shot, 1 fatally, in Brooklyn confrontation over car break-ins

A 53-year-old man is dead and two people, including a 13-year-old girl, have been wounded in a shooting in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Brooklyn man sentenced to 75 to life for torturing, raping former girlfriend

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced Thursday that a 31-year-old Brooklyn man was sentenced to 75 years to life in prison for kidnapping, raping and torturing his former girlfriend for three straight days, with their 2-year-old daughter present at the apartment for most of that … Full Article

Trial set for NYPD officer charged in Brooklyn stairwell shooting

An NYPD officer charged with fatally shooting an unarmed man in an East New York housing complex will go on trial in January. … Full Article

Ex-NY Congressman Grimm begins prison sentence for tax fraud

Former Congressman Michael Grimm, who represented southwest Brooklyn and Staten Island, has reported to a prison in western Pennsylvania to begin his eight-month sentence for tax evasion. … Full Article

Twenty-five arrested in $1.5 million Brooklyn heroin-trafficking ring

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced on Thursday the arrests of 25 people in a 368-charge indictment that involved a family-run heroin trafficking ring that netted $1.5 million last year. … Full Article

Bay Ridge insurance agent indicted for allegedly swindling seniors out of millions

A Bay Ridge insurance agent is accused of swindling his customers out of more than $2.5 million of their life savings in a scam targeting vulnerable senior citizens, Brooklyn prosecutors alleged on Wednesday. … Full Article

Gang bound for park basketball in Brooklyn arrested after Joralemon Street rampage

Members of a gang of roughly 20 young adults rampaged along Joralemon Street in Brooklyn Heights last Thursday night at 7 p.m., allegedly stealing money from street vendors and terrorizing a popular local deli. … Full Article

Man who climbed Brooklyn Bridge, took selfie is arrested

A Tennessee man who police say illegally climbed the Brooklyn Bridge and took a selfie while perched on a railing has been arrested. … Full Article

After chase, cops nab armed suspect in Brooklyn

Make that one less gun in the wrong hands in Brooklyn. Two 83rd Precinct police officers, Ramon Portillo and Marvin Luis, chased down and arrested a Bushwick man armed with a loaded Smith & Wesson handgun Sunday night. … Full Article


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