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The Horrific Case Of Central Park Jogger Trisha Meili And The Conviction Of The Central Park Five

The Horrific Case Of Central Park Jogger Trisha Meili And The Conviction Of The Central Park Five

Five minority teenagers known as the Central Park Five were charged with the assault and rape of Trisha Meili and spent years behind bars. But here's what really happened.
Glamour, Gangsters, And Racism: 30 Photos Inside Harlem’s Infamous Cotton Club

Glamour, Gangsters, And Racism: 30 Photos Inside Harlem’s Infamous Cotton Club

The Cotton Club had a reputation for catapulting famous careers, but history has a way of glossing over the cabaret's social transgressions.
Robert Chambers: The Handsome, Coldblooded Murderer Aptly Named The “Preppy Killer”

Robert Chambers: The Handsome, Coldblooded Murderer Aptly Named The “Preppy Killer”

Robert Chambers, the "Preppy Killer," murdered 18-year-old Jennifer Levin in cold blood. And his run-ins with the law didn't end there.
How A Jewish Mobster Became The Leader Of A Nazi-Punching Gang On The Brink Of World War II

How A Jewish Mobster Became The Leader Of A Nazi-Punching Gang On The Brink Of World War II

In 1936, New York congressman Nathan Perlman asked Jewish mob boss Meyer Lansky to intimidate Nazi sympathizers across the city. The mafioso even did it for free.
Bronx Hospital Accidentally Pulls The Plug On The Wrong Person In A Terrible Case Of Mistaken Identity

Bronx Hospital Accidentally Pulls The Plug On The Wrong Person In A Terrible Case Of Mistaken Identity

Shirell Powell is now suing the hospital for accidentally having her sign off on a stranger's death. The experience has left her "devastated."
Carmine Persico Spent 46 Years As A Mafia Boss, 32 Of Them Behind Bars

Carmine Persico Spent 46 Years As A Mafia Boss, 32 Of Them Behind Bars

Known as "Immortal," octogenarian Carmine Persico ruled the Colombo crime family from prison for 30 years. The infamous "snake" has now died in prison at the age of 85.
The Astounding True Story Of The Lufthansa Heist Only Hinted At In ‘Goodfellas’

The Astounding True Story Of The Lufthansa Heist Only Hinted At In ‘Goodfellas’

When they pulled off the Lufthansa heist, it was the largest robbery in U.S. history. Four decades later, the few who survived the bloodbath have still evaded justice.
31 Vintage Crime Scenes Brought To Life In Stunningly Gruesome Color

31 Vintage Crime Scenes Brought To Life In Stunningly Gruesome Color

These colorized versions of vintage black-and-white crime scene photos reveal a unique perspective on the murders, mobsters, and mayhem of decades past.
Scholar Who Survived The Nazis As A Boy Killed By Pushy NYC Subway Passenger

Scholar Who Survived The Nazis As A Boy Killed By Pushy NYC Subway Passenger

"What I want him to do is realize what he did, to remember it and feel guilty," said Kurt Salzinger's widow. "He destroyed a person's life to rush for a train."
Frank Serpico: The NYPD Whistleblower Who Uncovered Corruption — And Was Shot In The Face For It

Frank Serpico: The NYPD Whistleblower Who Uncovered Corruption — And Was Shot In The Face For It

In 1970s Brooklyn, idealistic cop Frank Serpico blew the whistle on bribery and crime within the force. This almost cost him his life, as fellow officers turned on him.
Portrait ‘Painted’ By AI Algorithm Is Up For Auction By Christie’s

Portrait ‘Painted’ By AI Algorithm Is Up For Auction By Christie’s

The portrait of a fictitious, 18th-century man is the first piece of art created by an algorithm to be sold by an auction house.