A Brooklyn court sergeant accused of forcing a woman to perform a sex act on him in a court stairwell was offered a plea deal in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Wednesday, but he has until February to ma … Full Article

Home aide charged for death of old man in Bed-Stuy home invasion

The home aide of a 91-year-old man who died of heart failure when his Bedford-Stuyvesant home was broken into pleaded not guilty on Friday in Brooklyn Supreme Court for her alleged role in the burglary. … Full Article

Southern Brooklyn health care scammer pleads guilty to $38M scheme

A 34-year-old man pleaded guilty to money laundering at Brooklyn’s federal court on Thursday as part of a Medicare and Medicaid scheme that cost taxpayers $38 million of unnecessary medical services. … Full Article

Brooklyn man gets 18 years for nearly stabbing friend to death

A 23-year-old Brooklyn father of three was sentenced to 18 years in prison Wednesday on a felony assault charge for nearly stabbing his friend to death at an East New York house party. … Full Article

Brooklyn construction company steals over $700,000 from workers

A Red Hook-based construction company pleaded guilty to grand larceny Wednesday for stealing more than $700,000 from its workers, paid for by government agencies. … Full Article

Attorney suspects favorable treatment to witness in triple homicide trial

A Brooklyn man convicted of a Fort Greene triple homicide could have been sentenced to 75 years to life in prison Tuesday but his defense attorney is investigating favorable treatment to a key witness in the trial. … Full Article
Justice for Delrawn Small

After acquittal of killer cop, victim’s family takes to the streets

The family of Delrawn Small, an unarmed man killed by NYPD Officer Wayne Isaacs, crammed into a Brooklyn courtroom on Monday, leaning forward with arms over the seats in front of them when a note made its way to the judge: “We the jury have reached a verdict.” … Full Article

Brooklyn federal prison guard pleads guilty to sexual abuse, bribery

A Brooklyn prison guard working at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC) in Sunset Park pled guilty to charges including bribery, narcotics conspiracy and four counts of sexual abuse of a ward at the federal courthouse in Downtown Brooklyn on Wednesday. … Full Article

Brooklyn mom who left baby to burn to death back in court on assault charges

A 22-year-old Brooklyn mother who previously pleaded guilty to going to work while her 2-year-old daughter died alone in a house fire was back in court on Thursday as she continued to fight separate assault charges. … Full Article

El Chapo lawyers say harsh prison conditions affect his mental state

A Brooklyn federal judge approved a mental evaluation on Wednesday for Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman after his defense team alleged harsh prison conditions were leading to his slipping memory. … Full Article

NYPD cops charged with rape quit the force before department trial

Two former Brooklyn detectives arraigned last week for raping an 18-year-old girl in the back of their police van, quit the NYPD on Monday, days before a police departmental trial on the charges was to begin. … Full Article


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