Charles Hynes

Nov 062013
Election 2013: Vincent Gentile Wins Third Full Term To Council

POLITICS: In last night’s election, Democrat City Councilmember Vincent Gentile won reelection against his Republican challenger, John Quaglione, 63% to 36%, out of 20,142 votes cast. This will be Gentile’s third term as a City Councilmember.

Feb 192013
CB 10 Chair Calls On Boardmembers To Report Suspicions Of Sex Trafficking

NEWS: The chairperson of Bay Ridge’s Community Board 10 spoke out about the insidious practice of sex slavery at a recent meeting – and called on board members to report evidence of sex trafficking to police.

Feb 042013
As 93 Lounge Suspects Indicted, DA Refuses To Offer Plea Deal

NEWS: On Friday, January 25, Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes announced the indictment of two suspects accused of mowing down a crowd with a car during a New Years Day brawl in front of the 93 Lounge [315 93rd St.].

Jan 252013
Following National Trend, NYC Murder Rate Drops To All-Time Low

NEWS: Murder, which is believed to be the most difficult crime statistic to fake, has once again fallen to an all-time low in New York City, with homicides at a 52 year low for Brooklyn.