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.

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.

Midtown »

NYPD Targets 'Creepers' and 'Night Crawlers' in Grand Larceny Crackdown

The NYPD is holding focus groups to figure out how to stop thefts in stores, bars and nightclubs.

Sutton Place »

Weak Aluminum Railing From 1931 Could Not Hold Doomed Jennifer Rosoff

Jennifer Rosoff fell to her death after her balcony's railing rivets gave way, sources said.    

Civic Center »

Police Unions Unfazed by Thompson's Damning Tone On 'Stop-and-Frisks'

Thompson evoked Trayvon Martin, but cop unions feel he supports legal frisks.

Upper West Side »

Man Blackmailed Teen Girls to Make X-Rated Videos for Him, Cops Say

The man met girls in chat rooms, had them send him racy pictures and then blackmailed them, cops said.

Inwood »

NYPD Detective Still Haunted by 'Baby Hope' Murder Case

Jerry Giorgio is still hopeful the unidentified girl's killer will be caught after 22 years.

East Elmhurst »

Southwest Airlines Jet Landed Nose First Before Crash, Feds Say

Federal investigators have a video that shows Flight 345 landed on its front landing gear, sources said.

Civic Center »

Ray Kelly May Be Next to Leave NYPD

NYPD insiders believe the departure of Kelly's top confidante means the commissioner won't be far behind.

Little Italy »

Mob Pick for Gambino Godfather Turns Down the Job

Frank Cali from Brooklyn told fellow captains he does not need high-profile grief.  

Coney Island »

Abused 7-Year-Old Girl Plunges From Sixth-Floor Window, Sources Say

Doctors treating the girl found drugs in her system and signs of sexual abuse, sources said.

Fort Greene »

Man Dies in Police Custody After Waiting Four Hours For Ambulance

A man died in the 88th Precinct station house after having a seizure in a holding cell, sources say.

New York City »

Kelly and Bloomberg Partly to Blame for Stop-and-Frisk Fiasco

High-ranking law enforcement sources say arrogance and no transparency saddled NYPD with new rules.