Two gang members sentenced to 25 years to life for fatal shooting of rival on Coney Island street

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson on Tuesday announced that two gang members were sentenced to 25 years to life in prison following their murder conviction in connection with the death of a rival. … Full Article

Cops getting beefed up equipment to respond to active shooter attacks

Police officers will be issued more powerful equipment, including strengthened helmets, ballistic bulletproof vests and, in some cases, new ballistic armor for police cars, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner William Bratton announced at a press conference at the 84th Precinct in Downtow … Full Article
Brutal Brooklyn Heights "Knockout" Punch

Video shows brutal Brooklyn Heights knockout punch

Longtime Brooklyn Heights resident Richard Carey was somewhat distracted, digging in his pocket for his door key as he walked home along Joralemon Street in Brooklyn Heights on July 6 around 11:15 p.m. … Full Article

Cops looking for ‘knockout’ attackers in Brooklyn Heights

Police from the 84th Precinct were canvassing south Brooklyn Heights last week following a report that a man was assaulted on Joralemon Street between Hicks and Henry streets during the week of July 3 to 10. … Full Article

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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