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Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced the charges against a Brooklyn couple accused of pimping out a 15-year-old girl.Photo: Mary Frost/Brooklyn Eagle

East New York couple charged with forcing a 15-year-old girl into prostitution

March 1 |  Robert Abruzzese, Courthouse Editor

A couple in their thirties, living in East New York, were indicted on Wednesday with charges related to the sex trafficking of a 15-year-old girl, the District Attorney’s Office announced. The couple, Daryl Hicks, 38, and Michelle Wicks, 31, face a 22-count indictment, including sex trafficking of a child, promoting prostitution and third-degree rape, among […]

District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced murder charges against Naomi Broomes for allegedly running over and killing a romantic rival with her car in a jealous rage.Photo: Ben Fractenberg/The City

Jealous rage turns fatal as Brooklyn woman accused of intentionally running over rival

February 22 | Robert Abruzzese, Courthouse Editor

An argument between two women at the Pink Houses projects in East New York spiraled out of control and ended in a tragic vehicular homicide. Now authorities say one woman, driven by fury, deliberately ran over the other with her car, following a heated exchange that escalated to a deadly conclusion. District Attorney Eric Gonzalez […]

Samuel Goldwyn presents Danny Kaye and Virginia Mayo in “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” in technicolor with Boris Karloff, Fay Gainter, Ann Rutherford, and the Goldwyn Girls.

Danny Kaye: A Brooklyn dynamo remembered

February 21 | Martin McQuade

Throughout generations, Brooklyn has seen numerous budding talents take root and sprout into theatrical legends. None had germination as perfectly metaphoric as that of six-year-old David Daniel Kaminsky, who made his stage debut as a watermelon seed in a pageant at P.S.149 at 700 Sutter Avenue. Having forgotten to cover his ears, which protruded under […]