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Baby Hope's Mother Found 22 Years After Girl's Murder

A DNA test confirmed a tip that led detectives to the Washington Heights mom.

About this feature

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.

Central Harlem »

Court Overturns Conviction of Man Who Killed Motivational Speaker

Kenneth Minor was convicted of murdering Jeffrey Locker, in what Minor claimed was an assisted suicide.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn DA Hynes to Run as Republican and Conservative After Primary Loss

The veteran prosecutor, defeated in the Democratic primary, will continue on two other party lines.

Midtown »

Wheelchair Bandit Stole Purses at Nobu and Marriott Marquis Hotel, Cops Say

A man in a wheelchair allegedly ripped off patrons across Midtown, including at Nobu and the Marriott.

Woodhaven »

Cops Test Bag Filled With Sketches of Taser Rape Suspect for DNA: Sources

The bag was discovered in Forest Park in the days after the latest attack in August.

Grymes Hill »

Maker of Staten Island Bombs Hunted by Cops

The NYPD is searching for a bomb maker behind three devices left in Staten Island.

Civic Center »

Bill de Blasio's NYPD Security Detail Includes No White Officers: Sources

De Blasio's recently created NYPD security detail includes 10 officers, none of whom are white.

Flushing »

D.C. Shooter Grew Up in NYC and Once Had Rifle Permit From NYPD: Sources

Aaron Alexis went to a Queens high school and lived in Brooklyn before enrolling in the Navy Reserves.

Central Harlem »

DA Vance Appeals for Help to Solve Killing of Transgender Woman

Prosecutors seek more witnesses to the brutal beating of Islan Nettles as they prepare for a grand jury.

Upper East Side »

Two Terror Experts Recall 9/11 Horrors, and Chart a Way Forward

Ali Soufan and Thomas Donlon were in Yemen hunting terrorists on 9/11, and say that wound hasn't healed.

Bushwick »

Brooklyn Man Used 'Molly' in Alleged Date Rape

Soutrik Pramanik is accused of using a party drug to subdue and rape a woman he met on Craigslist.

Civic Center »

Minor Crime Arrests Skyrocketed During Stop-and-Frisk Era, Stats Show

Nearly 250 additional people were locked up each day for minor crimes during the peak arrest year.  

Battery Park City »

Woman Offered to Pay Hit Man in Rare Stamps to Whack Out-of-Work Husband

Elena Sava Adams allegedly paid $60,000 in German stamps to an undercover in a bid to kill her husband.

Upper East Side »

Mob Lawyer Accused of Acting Like a Gangster

Larry Bronson was arrested after allegedly threatening to "crack open" the head of woman in his building.

Chinatown »

Bike-Riding iPhone Thief Collared By Cops

Sources say the man is a suspect in as many as 12 similar robberies in Lower Manhattan.