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  … Full Article

30th Arrest: Transit impostor says he needs help, not prison

Darius McCollum's addiction isn't for booze and pills — it's for buses and trains. … Full Article

Brooklyn BP Adams slams Kelly’s NYPD crime stat accusations

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, a former NYPD officer, has jumped into the feud between former Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly and current Commissioner William Bratton over the city’s crime rate. … Full Article
Caught On Camera: Jewish Man Beaten During Vicious Robbery in Brooklyn

Reward offered in vicious attack on Midwood man

A middle-aged man was viciously attacked in Midwood early Monday morning by two hooded assailants. Officials said the victim is Jewish. The attackers have not yet been identified. … Full Article

Nine charged with operating heroin trafficking ring in Brooklyn, Queens, Long Island

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson, together with James J. Hunt, special agent in charge of the New York Division of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA); NYPD Commissioner William J. … Full Article

Turing CEO Martin Shkreli in custody after securities probe

Martin Shkreli, the former hedge fund manager under fire for buying a pharmaceutical company and ratcheting up the price of a life-saving drug, is in custody following a securities probe not directly related to those actions. … Full Article

Cops hunt Bay Ridge Menorah vandals

Heartless vandals deliberately destroyed a Hanukkah Menorah that a religious organization had placed outside a Bay Ridge park, but the victims showed that they weren’t about to let crooks ruin their holiday. They quickly replaced the Menorah with another one. … Full Article

Robbery defendant who pointed gun at child’s head sentenced to 24 Years to life

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced on Thursday that a Brooklyn man who was convicted last month of first-degree robbery and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon following a jury trial has been sentenced to 24 years to life in prison.
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Brooklyn man sentenced to 18 years for Bay Ridge stabbing death

A 54-year-old Bay Ridge man who admitted stabbing his wife to death in 2014 has been sentenced to serve 18 years in prison, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson announced on Dec. 9. … Full Article

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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