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Murray Weiss

Murray Weiss appears in the following:

Mayor de Blasio's Crime Record (Two Months In)

Friday, March 14, 2014

Bill de Blasio is touting the drop in violent crime during his first months in office. We look at his early record with Murray Weiss, criminal justice reporter and editor for DNAInfo, and the emerging de Blasio/Bratton policing strategy.

Then, Robin Steinberg, founder and executive director of Bronx Defenders, discusses the sharp increase in panhandling arrests under de Blasio and whether "broken windows" is making a return.

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How Should Emergency Vehicles Drive in Non-Emergency Situations?

Monday, February 24, 2014

Mayor de Blasio's driver and security detail have been caught speeding and running through stop signs days after the mayor announced a traffic safety initiative called "Vision Zero." Murray WeissDNAinfo columnist and criminal justice editor, talks about emergency vehicles, public officials and traffic laws.

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Was the Metro-North Engineer Asleep?

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

New information is surfacing about the deadly Metro-North derailment in the Bronx Sunday. DNAinfo columnist and criminal justice editor Murray Weiss, is reporting that sources say that veteran engineer, William Rockefeller, dozed off. The train was travelling at 82 m.p.h. in a 30 m.p.h. zone and according to Weiss's reporting, "Rockefeller was jolted from his sleep and hit the brake, but not in time."

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Crime and Stop-and-Frisk

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Murray Weiss, DNAinfo columnist and criminal justice editor, looks at the statistics on crime and police stops since the federal judge ruled the NYPD's stop-and-frisk procedures unconstitutional.

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West Side Highway Road Rage Attack

Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Murray Weiss, DNAinfo columnist and criminal justice editor, talks about the ongoing investigation into an attack on the driver of an SUV by a group of bikers.

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After 23 years, Brooklyn Gets a New District Attorney

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

For the first time in more than two decades, Brooklyn will have a new district attorney. Former federal prosecutor Kenneth Thompson defeated Charles Hynes for the Democratic nomination — and there's no major-party challenger in the general election.

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NYPD News Round-up

Friday, August 30, 2013

Murray Weiss, columnist and Criminal Justice Editor at DNAinfo, talks about the confusion surrounding a new law passed by the City Council. Some officers and police unions think it will make individual cops liable in court in discrimination suits. Plus, he'll discuss how murder rates are still low despite the sharp drop in stop and frisk implementation; and the future of the force as retirement looms for many cops who joined 20 years ago.

 

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Etan Patz Case Confession

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Murray Weiss, DNAinfo columnist and criminal justice editor, talks about some of the skepticism greeting the confession in the Etan Patz case.

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NYPD Blues

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Murray Weiss, DNAinfo columnist and criminal justice editor looks at the overall mood at the NYPD, from criticism of stop-and-frisk to the PBA's ad campaign, and discusses the increase in police shootings. 

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The Final Chapter of the Sean Bell Shooting

Monday, March 26, 2012

Murray Weiss, DNAinfo columnist and criminal justice editor, discusses the final decision in the Sean Bell shooting and what it tells us about the NYPD's disciplinary process, as well as what the case means in the wake of the Trayvon Martin shooting in Florida.

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Mapping Crime

Monday, September 12, 2011

New York news site DNAinfo has mapped data from the New York Police Department and the U.S. Census Bureau, Murray Weiss, columnist for DNAinfo, looks at the picture it paints of NYC neighborhoods.

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Perp Walk

Friday, May 20, 2011

Murray Weiss, DNAinfo's crime columnist, and Pascale Richard, journalist and former editor of France-Amérique, explain the "perp walk" and how famous accused criminals are treated in America and abroad. 

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Blue Pig Gets Caught Double-dipping

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Murray Weiss, Criminal Justice Editor for the New York Post, talks about how the Brooklyn manager of Blue Pig, a Brooklyn Heights ice cream parlor, was busted for double-charging customers' credit cards. Robert Siciliano, CEO of ID Theft Security, talks about how to protect your credit.

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