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azmine Headley, center, joins attorney Brian Neary and her mother, Jacqueline Jenkins, outside a courthouse in Trenton, N.J., after she accepted a deal to enter a pretrial intervention program related to credit card theft charges she faced, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Headley said she's happy to be reunited with her son after being violently separated from her toddler by New York police in a widely viewed videotaped encounter. (AP Photo/Mike Catalini)

Mom in toddler tussle video says she went into defense mode

December 17 | Associated Press

A mother who had her toddler yanked from her arms by New York police in a widely seen video said in an interview published Sunday that she went into “defense mode.” “In my head, I told myself they’re not going to let me leave,” Jazmine Headley¬†told¬†The New York Times. “I was so afraid. I was […]

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. […]