Crime

A dollar van driver was sentenced to three years in prison on Monday for repeatedly beating a delivery truck driver with a rubber mallet in the middle of Flatbush Avenue in a 2016 road-rage dispute … Full Article

El Chapo lawyers say harsh prison conditions affect his mental state

A Brooklyn federal judge approved a mental evaluation on Wednesday for Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman after his defense team alleged harsh prison conditions were leading to his slipping memory. … Full Article

NYPD cops charged with rape quit the force before department trial

Two former Brooklyn detectives arraigned last week for raping an 18-year-old girl in the back of their police van, quit the NYPD on Monday, days before a police departmental trial on the charges was to begin. … Full Article

Armed off-duty NYPD officer acquitted of killing man

NYPD Officer Wayne Isaacs pulled a collective 33 pounds of pressure onto the trigger of his off-duty Glock 9mm, firing three bullets that left Delrawn Small face down on Atlantic Avenue. As Small’s life leaked out of him in blood and gags, Isaacs called 911 immediately — to report that he had bee … Full Article

NYPD: Fetty Wap caught drag racing on Gowanus Expressway, charged with DUI

Rapper Fetty Wap has been arrested and charged with DUI and other counts after police say he was caught drag racing another vehicle on a New York City highway early Friday morning. … Full Article

Jury begins deliberations in killer cop trial

After a two-week trial, a Brooklyn Supreme Court jury is slated to decide whether an off-duty NYPD officer was justified in killing an unarmed man in an East New York traffic dispute. … Full Article

Bus driver charged in city's first Citi Bike fatality

A coach bus driver was charged Tuesday for the death of a Brooklyn Heights father of two, the city’s first Citi Bike fatality, according to court documents. … Full Article

Defense for NYPD detectives accused of rape seeks to blame victim

Defense attorneys for two NYPD detectives charged with raping an 18-year-old woman in Coney Island attacked the credibility of the victim, denying forcible rape at their Brooklyn Supreme Court arraignment Monday. … Full Article

Detective: Killer cop didn’t look injured after road-rage murder

An NYPD detective who took pictures of an off-duty cop accused of murdering an unarmed man said it did not look like the officer was injured less than two hours after the shooting. … Full Article

Stepdaughter of man killed by NYPD breaks down hearing 911 call

The stepdaughter of a man slain by an off-duty cop burst into silent tears as she listened in Brooklyn Supreme Court to the 911 call she made the day of the shooting. … Full Article

Girlfriend who witnessed boyfriend’s death testifies in cop murder trial

The sobbing girlfriend of a man killed by an off-duty police officer after a traffic dispute took the stand in the officer’s Brooklyn Supreme Court murder trial Wednesday. … Full Article

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