He Was in Witness Protection in Maine. But His Harlem Life Kept Calling.

“Even in death, a coherent picture of Mr. Martinez’s double life — which was once the subject of a Hollywood movie — proves elusive. He was both a loyal confidant and one of the most infamous turncoats in New York lore. He was a kind friend and an admitted, ruthless killer; a selfless neighbor and a man so loathed in Harlem that former friends popped champagne in the streets to celebrate his violent end.”

Published: Jan 25, 2022
Length: 6 minutes (1,731 words)

‘I Couldn’t Do Anything’: The Virus and an E.R. Doctor’s Suicide

I couldn’t help anyone. I couldn’t do anything. I just wanted to help people, and I couldn’t do anything.” Dr. Lorna Breen was “a consummate overachiever, one who directed her life with assurance.” Then the pandemic hit.

Published: Jul 11, 2020
Length: 12 minutes (3,226 words)

The Strange Case Of The Russian Diplomat Who Got His Head Smashed In On Election Day

Sergei Krivov fell from the roof of New York City’s Russian Consulate building and died on its floor, but the consulate said he had a heart attack. Although a Manhattan resident, his name appears in no public records. His listed home address is an office building. The NYPD won’t release the incident report. So what really happened?

Source: BuzzFeed
Published: Feb 15, 2017
Length: 9 minutes (2,311 words)