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

Brooklyn man sentenced to 5 1/2 years for assaulting homeless man on Facebook Live

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 of which the defendant broadcast on Facebook Live. … Full Article

NYPD cop pulls out knife in road rage scrap

An NYPD officer allegedly pulled out a knife on another driver during a roadside altercation on Friday, the Daily News reported. … Full Article

Drug-sniffing dog is the hero after busting pot-smuggling prison guard

A jailer was sniffed out with 2 ounces of marijuana in his pants by a detection dog on his way to work at the Brooklyn House of Detention on Atlantic Avenue on April 6. … Full Article

Former Assistant Brooklyn DA Chrismy Sagaille charged with sexual abuse

Prosecutors said on Monday that a former Brooklyn assistant district attorney allegedly groped and forcibly kissed a woman,  … Full Article

Two alleged gang members indicted for drive-by murder

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced on Friday that two alleged gang members have been indicted on charges of murder and weapon possession in connection with a drive-by shooting that claimed the life of a 21-year-old man. … Full Article

Ms. Legall wasn’t legal, say prosecutors, jury

In 2003, a Canarsie widow named Zelma Haskell befriended a waitress at a nearby diner named Alicia Legall. The two women became friends and began spending time together outside the diner, according to The New York Times. … Full Article

Actress’ unborn child dies as result of fatal Park Slope crash

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 – one of whom was her daughter – in Park Slope. … Full Article

Mystery in Bushwick: How do next-door neighbors turn up dead two days apart?

Cops are investigating the stupefying and unnerving mystery of how two next door neighbors in a single public housing building in Bushwick were found two days apart and apparently murdered in a crime that has left residents shaken.  … Full Article

Raid uncovers unlicensed still at Red Hook Winery

This vintner had a little action on the side. The Red Hook Winery set up an illegal distilling operation on the side, churning out moonshine with dangerous equipment, the State Liquor Authority said Monday. … Full Article

Arrest of Shomrim president latest in string of brushes with law

The rape arrest of the leader of the Shomrim Safety Patrol is just the latest incident in which members of the politically connected volunteer watchdog group have been in trouble with the law. … Full Article

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