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Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes Tries for Comeback

Tuesday, October 08, 2013

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Charles Hynes isn't letting go of the Brooklyn District Attorney's office without a fight. Despite losing the primary to Democrat Ken Thompson almost a month ago, Hynes officially launched his seventh re-election bid Tuesday on the Republican and Conservative lines.

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Hynes Back in Brooklyn D.A. Race...as a Republican

Thursday, October 03, 2013

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The race for Brooklyn District Attorney may not be over after all. Despite conceding to Democrat Ken Thompson on primary night, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes plans to reactivate his re-election bid, running on the Republican and Conservative party lines.

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After 23 years, Brooklyn Gets a New District Attorney

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

For the first time in more than two decades, Brooklyn will have a new district attorney. Former federal prosecutor Kenneth Thompson defeated Charles Hynes for the Democratic nomination — and there's no major-party challenger in the general election.

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A Chance To Get Low-Level Offenses Dismissed

Friday, December 14, 2012

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes is giving people a chance to resolve outstanding summons warrants at a church, instead of in a court room.

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Brooklyn DA Defends Handling of Orthodox Sex Abuse Case

Friday, June 29, 2012

Officials in the office of Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes are defending their handling of an decades-old child sex abuse case in the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.

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Brooklyn DA Holds Closed-Door Meeting With Jewish Leaders

Monday, June 11, 2012

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes met with a few members of the Jewish community at a closed-door lunch Monday amid mounting pressure from critics who say he has been lax in prosecuting alleged sex abuse in the ultra-Orthodox community.

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Crown Heights Ultra-Orthodox Jews Meet to Combat Child Sex Abuse

Sunday, June 10, 2012

Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, took on the issue of child sex abuse in their community on Sunday. It comes at a time of increased scrutiny of the handling of such cases by the community and the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office.

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Brooklyn DA: Intimidation in Ultra-Orthodox Jewish Sex Abuse Cases Worse Than Mob Cases

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes continued to defend his office's record on sex abuse cases in the Ultra-Orthodox Jewish community at an unrelated press conference Wednesday. He said the victim intimidation in that community is worse than what he's seen in organized crime and police corruption cases over his nearly two-decade career.

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Brooklyn DA Defends His Record

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes defended his record of prosecuting allegations of child sex abuse on Thursday. He has been criticized for his handling of such cases in the Orthodox Jewish community.

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DA Hynes and the Ultra-Orthodox Community

Monday, May 14, 2012

Staff writer for the Jewish Daily Forward Paul Berger discusses Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes' treatment of sex abuse charges in the ultra-orthodox Jewish community in Brooklyn.

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Levi Aron, Accused of Killing Borough Park Boy, Deemed Competent to Stand Trial

Thursday, August 04, 2011

The man accused of kidnapping and killing an 8-year-old boy from Borough Park has been found competent to stand trial. The finding was announced by Levi Aron's lawyers after he pleaded not guilty in Brooklyn State Supreme Court Thursday morning.

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Brooklyn DA Arrests Four on Environmental Crimes

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Grease, toilet paper and fecal matter were leaking into a Brooklyn creek that empties into Sheepshead Bay for almost seven years, according to Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes. On Wednesday, Hynes announced the arrests of four property owners and managers for environmental crimes.

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