Crime

An award-winning Brooklyn actress’ unborn child has died from injuries she and the infant sustained when a driver with a history of seizures hit her and fatally struck two small children – on … Full Article

Hasidic school officials plead guilty to fraud in $3M Brooklyn school lunch scheme

Two former officials of a Brooklyn Hasidic school system pleaded guilty to mail and wire fraud at Brooklyn’s federal court on Friday for scamming the federal government over $3 million in a school lunch scheme. … Full Article

Closing statements begin in accused child stabber’s murder trial

Closing statements began on Thursday in the Brooklyn Supreme Court murder trial of a man accused of stabbing two children 27 times, leaving one to die in an East New York public housing elevator. … Full Article

VIDEO: Cops seek help finding Bensonhurst assault suspect

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who attacked women on 18th Avenue in Bensonhurst in two bizarre incidents that have left the neighborhood in shock.  … Full Article

As accused child stabber’s trial approaches close, defense capitalizes on evidence

As the Brooklyn Supreme Court trial for a man accused of stabbing a child to death and seriously injuring another in an East New York elevator approaches closing, the suspect’s attorney used the lead investigator’s testimony to outline his arguments on Wednesday. … Full Article

NYPD Officer arraigned after admitting to lying under oath for search warrant

A Brooklyn police officer was arraigned on perjury charges at Brooklyn Supreme Court on Tuesday for allegedly lying on five separate occasions to push forward a Red Hook gun possession case. … Full Article

Brooklyn sham-charity that stole $200k from donors to vets shut down by Schneiderman

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s office reached a settlement Monday that shut down a Brooklyn-based telemarketing company that scammed almost $200,000 from donors who intended to aid veterans, officials said.

Menacola Marketing, Inc. … Full Article

Lawyers in Brooklyn stabber trial agree 11-year-old victim gave false testimony

An 11-year-old girl, who was nearly stabbed to death in an elevator, testified for two days during her accused attacker’s trial in Brooklyn Supreme Court this week only to have lawyers from both sides agree that at least part of her statements were false. … Full Article

Man busted for sex trafficking Hungarian immigrant

A 30-year-old man was arraigned on sex trafficking charges at Brooklyn Supreme Court on Wednesday for allegedly recruiting a Hungarian woman to come to Brooklyn and then forcing her into prostitution. … Full Article

Stab victim, 11, testifies in suspect’s trial

Nearly four years after 11-year-old Mikayla Capers was stabbed 16 times in an elevator of her East New York public housing complex, she took the stand at Brooklyn Supreme Court in the trial of her accused attacker on Tuesday. … Full Article

Doctor of child stab victim testifies in trial of accused Brooklyn stabber

When doctors removed a breathing tube from 7-year-old Mikayla Capers after she was stabbed 16 times in her building’s elevator, the first thing she asked was about her friend P.J. Avitto, 6, who bled to death in the same space.  … Full Article

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