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December, 2012

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DA gun buyback nets 134 firearms

A day after a deranged gunman killed 20 children and six adults in a Newtown, Conn., elementary school, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes took 134 guns off the streets of Brooklyn with his gun buyback program. Comment.
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Counselor faces 117 years for sex abuse

The verdict leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.

November, 2012

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Latin Kings plead guilty to firebombing

The plea deal leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comments (1).
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Woman charged with Medicaid fraud

The arrest leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel column. Comment.
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DA storms at Hurricane Sandy filchers

District Attorney Charles Hynes has empanneled a special grand jury to investigate price gouging in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Comment.
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Courts back on track one week after Hurricane Sandy

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October, 2012

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Auxiliary cops on wrong side of the law

A teen auxiliary cop was nabbed for wrongly accusing a Brownsville bodega worker of hawking hootch to a minor during a phony bust in April, said authorities. Comment.
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Court tosses out conviction in infanticide

A mom convicted of killing her newborn wasn’t to blame, rules appeals court. Comment.
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Feds: Grimm fund-raiser investigated for ecstasy smuggling

The announcement leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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Housing officials plead guilty to accepting bribes

The plea leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.

September, 2012

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Bonanno crime boss sentenced to 18 months

The sentencing leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel column. Comment.
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Gang members charged in massive criminal sweep

The indictments lead this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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DA: Convicted bank robber sentenced to 26 years in prison

The sentencing leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.

August, 2012

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Federal court judge: Poker is legal

The ruling leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comments (1).
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Former Public Advocate staffer suing city for ‘false’ detainment

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DA: ‘Mom killer’ could face life in prison

The charge leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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DA: Medicaid freeloader could get 15 years

The case leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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Feds: Sex abuse suspect took minor to New Jersey

The case leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.

July, 2012

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DA: Midwood couple busted for bilking Medicaid

The case leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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DA: Suspected getaway driver charged with attempted murder

The case leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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Assistant District Attorney in ‘Rasta’ flap

The incident leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comments (1).
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Cop shooter facing 25 years

The arraignment of Norman Vanigas leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.

June, 2012

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DA Hynes drops charges against accused sex abusers

It leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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Lawsuit: School didn’t stop anti-gay assault

A brutal bias attack at Roy H. Mann Junior High School leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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Brett-Pierce gets 32 years for killing daughter

The sentencing leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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Feds: City officials arraigned for alleged bribe receiving

The arraigment leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.

May, 2012

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Woman implicated in bicyclist’s death set free

The dismissal leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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Man gets 41 years for posing as dead mom

The sentencing leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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Horror mom guilty of starving daughter

The verdict leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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Three years for Kruger crony

David Rosen’s sentencing leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.

April, 2012

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‘Horror’ mom faces life in jail

The murder trial leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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Mobster dishes dirt on ‘friend’ and suspected murderer

The murder trial against a man accused of gunning down a Sheepshead Bay police officer leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.

March, 2012

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Parcel pinchers! Mail sorters indicted for allegedly lightening their loads

The arrest leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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Alleged mobbed-up cop killer goes to trial

The trial of Thomas “Tommy Shots” Gioeli leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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Brooklyn-born jihadist sentenced to 27 years

A would-be terrorist’s pleas for leniency lead this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.

February, 2012

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Shallow end for commodities pool operator

A good ole’ fashioned ponzi scheme leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel column. Comment.
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Redistricting judge ordered to handle partisan bickering

The legal fight over the controversial state redistricting maps leads this week’s Gavel to Gavel column. Comment.

January, 2011

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Kruger crony with ties to Ratner heads to court

The Kruger corruption scandal comes to a close in this week’s Gavel to Gavel. Comment.
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