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.

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Posting NYPD Detectives Overseas Has Been a Waste, Federal Officials Say

The program started by Raymond Kelly doesn't help prevent terror attacks, critics say.

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Hooker Who Claims Rough Sex With Spitzer Never Told Prosecutors About Tryst

Rebecca Woodard was working undercover for prosecutors when she allegedly had a fling with Spitzer.

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NYPD Commissioner Appointed by Ray Kelly Runs an Unregistered Charity

Valerie Salembier's "charity" is not registered with the state or the Internal Revenue Service.

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Investigators Find No Evidence of a Crime in Fatal Metro-North Crash

The death of four people is a tragedy but it may not be a crime, sources said.

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NYPD Orders Precincts to Deny Journalists Access to Crime Reports

Precincts were ordered to stop giving information to journalists for police blotters, sources said.

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Bill Bratton to Inherit NYPD That's Fighting Rising Overall Crime Numbers

The incoming police commissioner will have to grapple with an uptick in major crime categories.

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Ray Kelly to Get 10-Officer Detail When He Leaves, Costing Taxpayers $1.5M

The outgoing NYPD commissioner has increased his security request from 6 to 10 officers, sources said.

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Suspect in Rape of NYU Missionary Worker Caught

A DNA sample links an ex-con being held on Rikers Island for three robberies to the brutal attack.

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Metro-North Engineer Was Dozing Just Before Train Derailment, Sources Say

The engineer woke up and tried to hit the brakes to stop the speeding train, sources said.

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Ray Kelly to Stash De Blasio NYPD Transition Team in Trailer

The trailer at One Police Plaza will leave the team with little access to police headquarters.

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Paint Attack at Council on Foreign Relations Launches Full Scale NYPD Hunt

Detectives are putting a full-court press on the investigation of the Nov. 5 incident, sources say.

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Serial Thief Arrested After Burglarizing 14 Midtown Offices, Police Say

Gerald Rapier, 44, is accused of stealing laptops, cellphones and tablets on a one-man crime spree.

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'Mob Wives' Star Ramona Rizzo Is Being Framed, Lawyer Says

The reality star is being smeared by a promoter who owes her $10,000, her attorney said.

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'Mob Wives' Star in Shakedown at Manhattan Nightclub, Police Say

Ramona Rizzo, whose granddad was Al Pacino in "Donnie Brasco," joined goons in a ripoff to pay DJ Will.