Ken Thompson, the first African-American to be elected district attorney of Brooklyn, has died at age 50 of complications from cancer, his office said on Sunday.
An investigation found Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes spent more than $200,000 in seized criminal funds for his failed reelection campaign.
The prospect of a plea deal for accused child abuser Baruch Lebovits was shot down by both the prosecution and defense as Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Mark Dwyer announced a January 23 hearing to set a date for his retrial.
The story of Sam Kellner involves charges of child sex abuse, extortion and political shenanigans. The only thing more elusive than what actually happened is what it all means.
Longtime Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes lost his longshot reelection bid by a crushing 2-1 margin to Democrat Kenneth Thompson.
Brooklyn’s controversial District Attorney failed to win reelection on September 10, despite support from nearly all of Orthodox Brooklyn’s political leaders.
Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes released the names of 46 child sex offenders from the New York borough’s Orthodox community.
When Brooklyn District Attorney Charles “Joe” Hynes first took office in 1990, the New York City borough was one of the most violent urban areas in the United States.
The 103-year prison sentence a judge slapped on convicted child molester Nechemya Weberman was reportedly slashed by more than half.
How long is too long? That’s what many are asking after a judge sentenced Nechemya Weberman 103 years in prison — and prosecutors hailed it as a message to the ultra-Orthodox.