Carrying a condom in New York could lead to your arrest. Why? Because it is legal for law enforcement to cite condom possession as evidence that a person engaged in prostitution. Targeting condoms, however, is an ineffective deterrent to prostitution and threatens public health. The practice also co ... More >>
The attorney who represented Nafissatou Diallo -- the hotel maid who accused French pol Dominique Strauss-Kahn of raping her in a Manhattan hotel last year -- announced yesterday that he's looking to unseat longtime Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes, and there's already suggestions that the ... More >>
Levi Aron, the former hardware store clerk who pleaded guilty earlier this month to kidnapping and killing eight-year-old Leiby Kletzky last July, was sentenced today in Brooklyn court to a sentence of 40 years to life in prison.
The sentence was in keeping with a plea deal Aron's lawyers had worke ... More >>
D.A. Hynes and Rackets chief VecchioneJabbar Collins, the jailhouse lawyer who has been battling for more than a decade to prove his innocence in the 1994 murder of a Brooklyn rabbi, was told this morning that he's going home.
The move came after officials of Brooklyn D.A. Joe Hynes's office ... More >>