Crime

A man who was previously released without bail by a Brooklyn judge after he allegedly tried to grab a cop’s gun in a Bushwick precinct, was put in handcuffs Thursday when a different judge ordered  … Full Article

Judge remands man who tried to grab cop's gun

A man who was previously released without bail by a Brooklyn judge after he allegedly tried to grab a cop’s gun in a Bushwick precinct, was put in handcuffs Thursday when a different judge ordered a psychiatrist test. … Full Article

Prosecutor: Martin Shkreli repeatedly lied to investors

NEW YORK (AP) — Wealthy investors say former biotech CEO Martin Shkreli told them he was managing tens of millions of dollars' worth of investments, that they were making double-digit returns and they could withdraw their money at any time. … Full Article

Two East New York men indicted for sex trafficking of Philadelphia teen

Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez today announced that two East New York men have been variously charged in a 39-count indictment with sex trafficking, promoting prostitution, rape, and other charges for allegedly sex trafficking an 18-year-old girl and promoting the prostitut … Full Article

Lavish spending Brooklyn gang indicted, linked to Mexican cartel

Six Brooklyn men were charged Wednesday for allegedly dealing $900,000 worth of heroin and using guns to protect their Brooklyn- and Queens-based ring that had connections to the Mexican cartel, officials said. … Full Article

Sunset Park gang member gets five years’ probation after cooperating with feds

Members of a Chinese street gang huddled in an illegal Sunset Park gambling parlor and threw around thousands of dollars, until the feds busted the gang’s leader and seven others in 2015. … Full Article

Man gets 20 years for Borough Park rape

A 30-year-old man from Brooklyn denied his crimes even as he was being sentenced to 20 years in prison on Monday for raping and robbing an alleged prostitute in a Borough Park apartment. … Full Article

Widow’s lover gets 15 to life for arranging murder of husband

The man who attempted to murder his girlfriend’s husband and then hired another man to finish the deed was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison on Friday. … Full Article

Ex-NYPD cop gets two years for collecting insurance money after torching SUV

An ex-NYPD cop was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday for fraudulently collecting insurance money after he arranged to have his SUV torched with some police gear inside. … Full Article

Brooklyn judge gives troubled gun-wielder second chance to prove himself

A Brooklyn Judge gave a Red Hook gun wielder two more months of freedom at his sentencing Tuesday to prove himself after he got caught drinking in public and didn’t report it to the court. … Full Article

Alleged baby killer pleads not guilty as families scuffle in court halls

Tensions erupted into the halls of the Brooklyn Supreme Court as an expletive-laden fight broke out between two families on Monday after a 19-year-old Coney Island man pleaded not guilty to murdering his 16-month-old daughter. … Full Article

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