A man who spent a year in jail before robbery and kidnapping charges were tossed out of court is suing the New York City Police Department and the city for "generating false evidence and ignoring evidence of his innocence," court records show.
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 >>
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