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Brooklyn DA Outraged After ICE Arrests Four Men Outside Brooklyn Criminal Court
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Brooklyn DA Outraged After ICE Arrests Four Men Outside Brooklyn Criminal Court

Photo: BKLYNERDOWNTOWN BROOKLYN – Brooklyn District Attorney, Eric Gonzalez, just released a statement [https://twitter.com/BrooklynDA/status/908730435504615426] on the three Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arresting four men, outside Brooklyn Criminal Court yesterday. “It is outrageous that ICE is using courts to round up immigrants, a tactic that

“Full Force of Law” Will Be Used To Address Spike In Hate Crimes, Say Brooklyn DA & Gov
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“Full Force of Law” Will Be Used To Address Spike In Hate Crimes, Say Brooklyn DA & Gov

Photo via Governor Cuomo’s Facebook page [https://www.facebook.com/GovernorAndrewCuomo/].In the wake of a reported spike in hate crimes after last week’s presidential election, local officials are taking action. As first reported by the New York Daily News [http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/new-york-state-launches-hotline-discrimination-complaints-article-1.2874631]

Contractor Who Swindled Famed Fort Greene Jazz Musician Out Of Prize Money Sentenced
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Contractor Who Swindled Famed Fort Greene Jazz Musician Out Of Prize Money Sentenced

Jazz musician Cecil Taylor (Photo via Andy New [https://www.flickr.com/photos/92523880@N00/2496006222/]/Flickr)The Long Island man who ripped off Fort Greene resident and jazz legend Cecil Taylor [/blog/2014/08/12/fort-greene-home-contractor-charged-with-stealing-nearly-500000-from-cecil-taylor/] was sentenced today. Noel Muir, 55, who stole almost $500,000 in prize

DOB-HPD Employees And Brooklyn Property Managers Arrested In Bribery Scandal
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DOB-HPD Employees And Brooklyn Property Managers Arrested In Bribery Scandal

Image courtesy of Manhattan DA’s office [http://manhattanda.org/press-release/manhattan-da%E2%80%99s-office-doi-nypd-announce-arrests-and-criminal-charges-widespread-briber] .Dozens of residential buildings and residents in Bed-Stuy, Williamsburg, Bushwick, Borough Park and other neighborhoods across Brooklyn — including Park Slope, Carroll Gardens, Flatlands, Midwood, and Coney Island — are caught up in a bribery scandal [http:

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Hikind, Greenfield Exchange Heated Remarks About D.A. Endorsements

Councilman David Greenfield (Source: Facebook)Assemblyman Dov Hikind and Councilman David Greenfield exchanged vicious remarks in regards to the race for the Brooklyn District Attorney. According to a report [http://politicker.com/2013/08/hikind-blasts-greenfield-for-disgusting-lies-and-unconscionable-gutter-politics-in-brooklyn-d-a-s-race/] by Politicker, Greenfield, who supports incumbent Charles Hynes, warned that candidate Ken Thompson would “target

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