Crime

Hospital psych patient convicted of fatally beating another patient

A 23-year-old man who was in a psychiatric facility has been convicted of murder for attacking a fellow patient in the shower, beating him to death and strangling him with a towel, according to Kings County District Attorney Ken Thompson. … Full Article

Two others charged in slaying of Cuomo’s aide

Two more men have been charged with mortally wounding an aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the hours before Brooklyn's West Indian Day Parade last year, authorities said Wednesday. … Full Article

Three alleged gunmen indicted for murder of Gov. Cuomo aide Carey Gabay

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson and New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton announced on Wednesday that three men have been charged with the murder of Carey Gabay outside the Ebbets Field Houses in Crown Heights on Labor Day last year. … Full Article

Brooklyn man sentenced for stabbing death of girlfriend in residential mental health facility

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Thursday announced that a 52-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for stabbing to death his 48-year-old girlfriend at a residential facility for people with mental health diagnoses, where they both lived.
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Owner of vegan food business and her husband indicted for allegedly stealing from employees, defrauding investors, not paying taxes

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced on Thursday that a former owner of a high-end family of food companies and her husband have been arrested in Tennessee on a warrant stemming from an unsealed 24-count indictment, in which they are variously charged with allegedly stealing $8 … Full Article

Man sentenced to 25 years for Bed-Stuy shooting rampage

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Tuesday announced that a 27-year-old man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for striking three people after opening fire on a Bedford-Stuyvesant street.
 
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Brooklyn DA’s office announces creation of new Young Adult Bureau

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Friday announced the creation of a Young Adult Bureau that will operate in the newly formed Brooklyn Young Adult Court, in partnership with the Office of Court Administration and the Center for Court Innovation. … Full Article

Man who served 10 years for 1964 NYC killing cleared of crime

A Virginia man who spent a decade in prison after pleading guilty to a New York City slaying over 50 years ago was cleared of the crime Monday. … Full Article

Baltimore man convicted of attempted murder, other charges for shooting three in Bedford-Stuyvesant

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Monday announced that a 27-year-old man was convicted of attempted murder and other charges for opening fire on a Bedford-Stuyvesant street, striking three people. … Full Article

Two East New York men Convicted of murder, kidnapping for hire

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Tuesday announced that two East New York men have been convicted of first-degree kidnapping, second-degree murder and related charges for the forced abduction and murder of a Williamsburg man. … Full Article

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