NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: People walk by the address where Nathaniel Cash was murdered in 1991 in Bedford-Stuyvesant on May 16, 2013 in Brooklyn borough of New York City. Derrick Hamilton, who spent nearly 21 years in prison for the 1991 murder, was paroled in 2011 after questions surfaced about New York City Detective Louis Scarcella and lead witnesses on the case. Following the recent clearing of David Ranta of murder after serving a 23-year prison sentence, the Brooklyn, N.Y. District Attorney is reviewing 50 murder cases investigated by celebrated Detective Louis Scarcella. The review of cases will give special scrutiny to those cases which appear weakest. Scarcella, 61 and now retired, denies ever having used unethical tactics to secure a conviction.
Richie Havens, Woodstock folk singer, dies at 72
72. Havens , who was inducted into the Long Island Music Hall of Fame in 2006, started out as a doo-wop singer in his Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, even joining the McCrea Gospel Singers as a teenager. But he was charmed by the Greenwich Village folk movement Read more »
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