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
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
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
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
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
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