This week's feature story, Bad Rabbi: Tales of Extortion and Torture Depict a Divorce Broker's Brutal Grip on the Orthodox Community, explored the three decades' worth of allegations against Mendel Epstein, a rabbi who has been charged with kidnapping and beating husbands who refuse to grant their w ... More >>
Call it the battle of questionable campaign aides. The campaign of Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes and that of Ken Thompson, the man who beat him in the democratic primary, are trading attacks around claims that each campaign used politically connected operatives with criminal records in th ... More >>
On the final day of a bruising democratic primary campaign, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes and his opponent, former federal prosecutor Ken Thompson, criss-crossed the borough in the usual last push for votes. Hynes voted in an apartment building on Shore Road, and then visited two schools ... More >>
Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes is defending himself against charges that his office railroaded three men exonerated of violent crimes and released from custody over the past year. In an interview with the New York Times, Hynes [pictured with aide Michael Vecchione] insists that his office got it right ... More >>
Why the 23-year reign of Charles Hynes must end
A new book by a former FBI agent cleared of involvement in mafia murder conspiracies slams Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes for being "always more interested in publicity than doing his job," the Daily News reports today. Lindley DeVecchio also takes on one of Hynes' top prosecutors Michael ... More >>
Because untreated grease gives us all something to smile about!Here's yet another reason we find ourselves weary of the continuing existence of T.G.I. Friday's.
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 >>
Rewind: The story behind my story of the FBI murder case
In the dark corridors of Brooklyn politics, a State Supreme Court judgeship sells for $50,000 stuffed in an envelope, and $6,000 in postage stamps
Orthodox Jews, Angered Over Recent Cases, Up in Arms Against Brooklyn D.A.