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Since Primary Defeat, D.A. Charles Hynes Cuts New Path Updated

🕔14:55, 24.Oct 2013

By Mary Alice Miller Brooklynites first became aware of Hynes when he was special prosecutor during the Howard Beach incident. Since then, Hynes – as district attorney for 24 years – has created a number of programs designed to assist

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Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit After woman Dies In Brooklyn Holding Cell Updated

🕔14:36, 24.Oct 2013

Witnesses say cops did nothing while woman convulsed for hours before dying By Stephen Witt The family of a Brooklyn woman who died in a Brooklyn holding cell after cops reportedly refused to help the convulsing victim despite the pleas

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Freeing Marissa Alexander Updated

🕔14:32, 24.Oct 2013 Three years ago, a single warning shot sent Marissa Alexander to prison. Last month, an appeals court overturned her conviction, ruling that the jury received flawed instructions on self-defense. Supporters are calling for the prosecutor to drop all charges

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Police Beat Updated

🕔11:17, 7.Apr 2011

77th Precinct covering Crown Heights and Prospect Heights Felony marijuana bust A 24-year-old man was charged with criminal sale of marijuana on March 30, cops said. Police members of the Street Narcotics Enforcement Unit (SNEU) made the collar after observing

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Bed-Stuy pols inspect Fulton Park Apartments

Bed-Stuy pols inspect Fulton Park Apartments Updated

🕔11:39, 10.Mar 2011

A who’s who of Bedford-Stuyvesant’s elected politicians made a surprise visit to a low-income housing complex to decry conditions, but tenants and long-time workers were divided on the conditions with many saying they have improved – not worsened. The only

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