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Photo of the murder weapon used to kill James Johnson on April 9, 2017. Photo by Curtis Means

Three men connected through a dating app found themselves in deadly triangle

December 13 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

  The intricacies of a Brooklyn murder case came to light on Wednesday as a sexual assault survivor gave shocking testimony in defense for a Pennsylvania man on trial for killing an alleged rapist. After Assistant District Attorney Leila Rosini rested her case in the murder trial against David Keegan Riotto Haigh, his defense attorneys […]

Jazmine Headley, who was arrested after being forcibly separated from her child by NYPD officers on Friday, speaks to media after being released from Rikers on Tuesday night, where she was being held on a warrant in an unrelated credit card fraud case in New Jersey. Headley agreed to enter a pretrial intervention program in exchange for the New Jersey charges being dropped. WABC-TV/ABC7 via AP

All charges to be dropped against mom of baby snatched by NYPD

December 12 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A young Bed-Stuy mother was given a second chance by New Jersey prosecutors on Wednesday after her warrant history caused her to be separated from her son for five days. Jazmine Headley’s criminal record was exposed to the world when NYPD officers were seen on a cellphone video ripping her 1-year-old son from her arms. […]

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is among those outraged by the contents of a viral video that shows police officers pulling a baby boy from his mother’s arms. Eagle photo by Todd Maisel

Cops rip baby from mother’s hands at Brooklyn SNAP office

December 10 | By Todd Maisel Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A young Brooklyn mother, whose infant was ripped from her arms by Brooklyn police officers after she refused to leave a government office, will have to face a New Jersey judge for outstanding charges before possibly seeing her baby again. On Friday, Jazmine Headley waited over four hours to see an administrator at the Fort […]