Crime

Brooklyn federal court judge Brian Cogan ruled against a motion by the defense of Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to move his trial out of Brooklyn and into Manhattan during a hearing T … Full Article

Police searching for man who shot 3 on Fulton Mall in Downtown Brooklyn

Three people, including two innocent bystanders, were shot in broad daylight on a busy Downtown Brooklyn shopping street just after lunch hour on Friday, at roughly 1:45 p.m. The shooting took place on Fulton Street near Gallatin Place in front of the GAP Outlet Store. … Full Article

Brooklyn man indicted for rape and robbery in a Bushwick alley

A 23-year-old from Brooklyn was indicted on Wednesday for allegedly raping and robbing a 23-year-old woman after he dragged her into an alley at knifepoint in Bushwick last month. The defendant was also charged for attempted robbery of another woman earlier that same day. … Full Article

Five from South Brooklyn indicted on loan sharking and illegal gambling charges

The last vestiges of the mob are still alive in South Brooklyn. The U.S. … Full Article

Two convicted in computer hacking scheme that led to $30 million in profits

Two defendants, one from Brooklyn, were convicted on all counts for an international computer hacking and securities fraud scheme where they nearly made off with $30 million in profits before being indicted. … Full Article

Drunk driver sentenced to up to 15 years in for killing cyclist during citywide bike tour

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced today that a 40-year-old Brooklyn man was sentenced to up to 15 years in prison for driving while intoxicated and slamming into a group of cyclists in the middle of a bike tour, killing one and wounding three others. … Full Article

Borough Park man sentenced to four years for coercing nude photos from alleged teenage shoplifters at CVS Pharmacies

Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced today that a 30-year-old Brooklyn man was sentenced to four years in prison following his guilty plea to using a child in a sexual performance and forcible touching.  … 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

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