Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes sent us a lengthy letter in response to our story about his reign as Brooklyn District Attorney ("Brooklyn Deserves a New D.A."). How lengthy? 2,005 words. Basically, he didn't like the article so much. And with the zeal of a Talmudic scholar, Hynes (or someo ... More >>
Why the 23-year reign of Charles Hynes must end
After indications for more than a year that guards were using inmates as enforcers, New York's jails are rocked by a pair of indictments
New details about the slow and painful death of a Brooklyn kid. Did guards turn a blind eye?
A jury dismisses claims that police sicced a dog on helpless defendants
A case of alleged police brutality that you can really sink your teeth into
Rikers officers encourage gang violence: surprising testimony and the stats to back it up