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Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson Has Cancer, Is Taking Leave Of Absence

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson will be taking a leave of absence while he confronts a recent diagnosis of cancer. He said in a press release, "As a man of intense faith, I intend to fight and win the battle against this disease. I humbly seek your sincere prayers as I confront this challenge and respectfully ask that you honor my family’s need and wish for privacy during this time.
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