On the Inside

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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.

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.

Bed-Stuy »

Career Criminal Makes Thousands by Complaining About NYPD: Records Show

Quandell Bell has filed a series of complaints against the NYPD, records show.

Civic Center »

Gun Control Protest at City Hall This Weekend Funded by Ex-Mayor Bloomberg

The former mayor is underwriting a protest at his former workplace to call for tougher gun laws.

Morningside Heights »

Soldier Returning From Afghanistan Surprises Daughter at Graduation

Capt. Keith Robinson flew halfway around the world to see his daughter graduate from Columbia.  

Upper East Side »

Ex-Gov. Paterson Calls for Pension Law Change to Help Injured NYPD Officer

Paterson and Public Advocate Letitia James said Rosa Rodriguez deserves a full disability pension.

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