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Brooklyn District Attorney Drops Charges Against All 5 Teens Accused in Brownsville Gang Rape

On Wednesday, the New York Times reports, Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson said that prosecutors would dismiss first-degree rape charges against the five teenagers who were accused of attacking an 18-year-old woman in Brooklyn early this year. The young woman initially told police that she and her father had been walking through Osborn Playground, in Brownsville, Brooklyn, on January 7, ...

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De Blasio should stay in Brooklyn

ROBERTS, FRANCES/FREELANCE NYDN Life in Brooklyn is synonymous with hanging on the stoop. Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio has lived in a one-family house in the borough with his wife and two kids for 13 years. Stay put, Bill. I hope Bill de Blasio turns Gracie Mansion into a day care center and stays in his one-family house on ...

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