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Murray Weiss is an award-winning investigative journalist, author, columnist and editor, and is considered an expert on government, law enforcement, criminal justice, organized crime and terrorism.

Greenwich Village »

Human Excrement Smeared on Police Cars in Greenwich Village

Officials believe the culprits are either young homeless people or residents upset about parking spaces.

Downtown Brooklyn »

NYPD Takes Fewer Guns Off the Streets as Shootings Rise, Stats Show

The latest data from police show that illegal gun recoveries have reached a new low.

Civic Center »

Stop-and-Frisk Numbers Continue to Plunge

Second quarter data obtained by DNAinfo show 13,400 stops were made, down 7 percent from first quarter.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Would Dump Bratton in Showdown with Sharpton, Sources Say

If the mayor were forced to choose between Sharpton and Bratton, Sharpton would win, insiders say.

Rego Park »

Eric Garner Case Similar to One That Led to NYPD Ban on Chokeholds

In 1991, four officers were indicted for the fatal choking of Federico Periera. They were exonerated.

Civic Center »

NYPD Union Boss Says Bad Press Has Motivated Attacks on Police

The president of the detectives' union reminded his members that they're not a "punching bag."  

Union Square »

Subway Hero Meets Girl He Saved From Oncoming Train

NYU worker Josh Garcia was reunited with the Bronx teen he saved after she fell on the tracks.

Civic Center »

NYPD Tracking Down Workers With Brooklyn Bridge Access in White Flag Case

Investigators are looking to talk to construction workers and people involved in the July 4 fireworks.

Williamsburg »

Firefighter Ran Out of Air as He Searched for Survivors, Sources Say

Lt. Gordon Ambelas is believed to have exhausted his 20-minute respirator, sources said.

Flatlands »

Hit-and-Run Kills 12-Year-Old Girl and Critically Injures Family, NYPD Says

Joie Sellers died when Robert DeCarlo crashed into her and her family before fleeing, police said.

Civic Center »

Despite Bloody Weekend, Shootings Were Down Last Week: NYPD Data

Shootings are up 8 percent this year, but the NYPD got some respite with fewer incidents this week.  

Forest Hills »

Attorney General's Aide Quits After Urging Parole for 'Silver Gun Rapist'

Thomas Shellhammer bypassed legal protocols when he asked the board to free Ronald Bower.

Civic Center »

Sugar Mailed to Bratton's Office Sparks White Powder Scare at Police HQ

A woman mailed an envelope of sugar to the police commissioner so he could analyze it, sources said.

Financial District »

New Jersey State Trooper Picked as New World Trade Center Security Boss

The selection follows a string of embarrassing security breaches, including base jumpers who shot video.

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