Charles Hynes

Derrick Deacon, 61, was wrongfully convicted in 1989 of robbing and killing a man based on a faulty eyewitness who received $1,000 in reward money.

Brooklyn County is leading New York State in inmate exonerations for 2014 thus far, the New York Daily News reports. SEE ALSO: 10 Tweets From The Brothersphere Of the 11 inmates cleared of criminal wrongdoing this year, Kings County has eight of them, all spearheaded by new boro D.A. Kenneth Thompson’s 13-person team. Thompson has made […]

Anthony Yarbough (pictured), a Brooklyn man serving a 75-to-life sentence for allegedly killing his mother, sister, and her friend, may be exonerated by newly found DNA evidence, the Daily News reports. SEE ALSO: Presidents Come Together For Affordable Care Act “Every day I ask God, I’m innocent. What am I doing here?” Yarbough told the […]