Crime

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced on Friday that a 24-year-old Brooklyn man was sentenced to five and a half years in prison for a wanton attack on a 58-year-old man, parts o … 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

Former Brooklyn correction officer admits to hiring hitman to paralyze wife

An Army veteran and former prison guard at Sunset Park’s Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) pleaded guilty on Friday to hiring a hitman to severely beat and torture his estranged wife and her new lover. … Full Article

Officer recalls walking in on bloody scene of 6-year-old's death

At the Brooklyn Supreme Court murder trial of a man accused of stabbing two young children over two dozen times in a public housing elevator, an NYPD detective recollected the day when he arrived at the bloody scene. … Full Article

Trial kicks off for man accused of stabbing children 27 times in NYCHA elevator

Brooklyn Supreme Court jurors were painted the picture of a 2014 summer day of play for two children that resulted with them being stabbed 27 times in a public housing elevator, leaving one child dead. … Full Article

Fake attorney accused of scamming inmates and their families

An NYU-grad and ex-con with no legal degree allegedly posed as a lawyer and preyed on convicted inmates facing long sentences, offering to shorten their terms for up to $15,000 without actually doing legal work, prosecutors charged Tuesday. … Full Article

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