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Three murder convictions thrown out after probe involving Brooklyn detective

By Bernard Vaughan NEW YORK (Reuters) – Three murder convictions from the 1980s that involved a retired police detective who has come under scrutiny were thrown out in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Tuesday at the request of the district attorney’s office. The crowd in the small courtroom erupted in cheers…

Brooklyn family accuses NYPD of causing father’s fatal heart attack

The Brooklyn District Attorney will launch an investigation into a botched raid by New York City police following accusations by the Brooklyn family involved that it led to their father suffered a fatal heart attack. WABC-TV reported that 43-year-old Carlos Alcis died early Thursday morning after police entered his family’s…

Prosecutors often abuse power to hold material witnesses

By Joaquin Sapien, ProPublica Aug. 16: This story has been updated. The 20-year-old document 2013 labeled the Hotel Custody log by the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office 2013 is not easy to decipher. It contains a list of New York City hotels beside columns labeled “Date In” and “Date Out.” There…

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