Former state Sen. Malcolm Smith avoided handling dirty money in failed mayoral bid: FBI agent

‘I don’t like to touch that stuff.’ The undercover agent, known as Raj, referred to an alleged conversation with Smith and cooperating witness Mark Stern in 2012.


Christmas miracle came early for Brooklyn priest told he would never walk again

The Rev. John Murray slipped during a stroll along a Long Branch, New Jersey, boardwalk and shattered two vertebrae in 2010, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down. Four years later, the 66-year-old Brooklyn native has an easier time getting around than others living at the Our Lady of Perpetual Help assisted living unit in Sunset Park.