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Prison time for Brooklyn man who stole elderly neighbor’s home

March 13 | Rob Abruzzese

A Brooklyn man will spend the next three to nine years of his life behind bars after forging a deed and stealing his elderly neighbor’s house. Winston Gregory Hall, a 37-year-old from East Flatbush known as “Sage El,” was convicted by a jury on Wednesday in front of Justice Danny Chun of grand larceny and […]

Teen’s minimal sentence unleashes NYPD anger

January 23 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A judge’s decision inside a Brooklyn courtroom enraged almost 100 NYPD officers who packed two separate rooms on Wednesday for the sentencing of a teenager convicted for causing permanent damage to one of their fellow officers. Justin Murrell was 15 years old in June 2017, when he stole a Honda Civic from Long Island and […]

New York Police Detective Dalsh Veve (center) leaves the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation with his wife, Esther (right) and daughter Dashi on May 7 in West Orange, New Jersey. Veve was critically injured in June 2017 when he was dragged by a driver in a stolen car. AP Photo/Frank Franklin II

Teenager faces up to 10 years in prison for assaulting cop

December 18 | By Christina Carrega Brooklyn Daily Eagle

A Brooklyn judge is expected to sentence a teenager next month for causing permanent injuries to an NYPD officer. Justin Murrell was 15 years old when he used a stolen Honda Civic on June 3, 2017 to drag NYPD Officer Dalsh Veve behind the vehicle for more than two blocks in East Flatbush. Murrell, now […]