Jeanine Ramirez: News Stories
There's been so much controversy surrounding the appearance of recently released prisoner Oscar Lopez Rivera in this weekend's Puerto Rican Parade. Now he's telling his story to NY1's Jeanine Ramriez in a rare sit-down interview. "I would be remorseful if I did something wrong," Oscar Lopez Rivera told me Thursday night.
Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez leads one of the largest DA offices in America, but he is not well known to voters. Gonzalez hopes to change that as he battles in a crowded Democratic primary for district attorney this year.
It's one of the city's oldest civic groups, closing in on its 140th birthday. Members meet once a month to talk about the good old days in Brooklyn, which many of them see as better than today. Brooklyn Reporter Jeanine Ramirez has the story: Nostalgia brings together these men and women once a month.
NEW YORK - Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman made a second appearance in Brooklyn Federal Court on Friday, where his lawyers argued he is being treated unfairly while in custody in New York City.
He's a basketball legend you probably don't know about: a man who has been with the Brooklyn Nets, sitting center court since the franchise was born a half century ago. NY1's Jeanine Ramirez filed the following report. The all-time leading Olympics basketball scorer Oscar Schmidt of Brazil shakes the hand of another title holder, Herb Turetzky, the official scorekeeper of the Brooklyn Nets.
When he succeeded the late District Attorney Ken Thompson last fall, Eric Gonzalez vowed to continue Thompson's agenda. Now he's fonce again fulfilling that promise, moving to clear a man who has long said his only crime was defying Brooklyn's Democratic bosses. Brooklyn reporter Jeanine Ramirez filed the following report.