Crime

Bay Ridge man pleads guilty to killing his wife

A 54-year-old man who stabbed his wife to death during an argument inside their Bay Ridge apartment has pleaded guilty to first degree manslaughter, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced. … Full Article

Brooklyn man sentenced to 40 Years to life in prison for murder of two men

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced Wednesday that a 61-year-old man has been sentenced on two counts of second-degree murder and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon for the 2013 shooting death of two men outside a home in East New York.
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Brooklyn serial rapist sentenced to 100 years to life in prison

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced on Monday that a 26-year-old Brooklyn serial rapist has been sentenced to 100 years to life in prison for committing four rapes within a one-week period, including one of a 15-year-old girl.
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NYPD deploying extra security around New York City after terrorist attacks in Paris

The NYPD is deploying extra security around New York City after terrorist attacks in Paris that have left as many as 120 dead. The department issued a statement Friday evening noting that the NYPD is "in close touch" with their French police counterparts, as well as the FBI. … Full Article

Brooklyn man convicted of double murder in East New York

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced on Friday that a 60-year-old man has been convicted of two counts of second-degree murder and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon for the 2013 shooting death of two men outside a home in East New York.
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Gang member who sexually assaulted woman during violent home invasion robbery sentenced to 15 years

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced Thursday that a Brooklyn gang member was sentenced to 15 years in prison for a violent armed home invasion in which he and three others broke into a Brooklyn apartment, robbed two roommates at knife- and gun-point, then took turns sodomizing … Full Article

Career criminal arrested in slaying of NYC police officer

A career criminal wanted by police in the shooting of a gang member last month was arrested and expected to be charged with fatally shooting an officer during a gunfight on a pedestrian bridge after stealing a bike, authorities said Wednesday. … Full Article

NYC officer fatally shot in gun battle; suspect in custody

A police officer responding to a report of shots fired was killed during a gunfight and chase involving a stolen bicycle, and a suspect in his slaying was in custody, police said Wednesday. … Full Article

Gunfire shatters calm at Brooklyn’s Fulton Ferry Landing

A frightening incident involving what was thought to be semi-automatic weapon fire at Fulton Ferry Landing early Sunday morningwas connected to a music video being filmed on Front Street in DUMBO, where rival gang members converged, according to a report by Capt. … Full Article

NYPD officer indicted for stealing townhouse, allegedly transferred Bed-Stuy property title to herself

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson, together with New York City Sheriff Joseph Fucito, announced on Monday that an NYPD officer has been indicted for allegedly stealing a neglected three-family house in Bedford-Stuyvesant by filing a deed transferring the property from the deceased own … Full Article

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