NEW YORK: Return of the Mustache

Since December, District Attorney Miles McDonald had been plugging a Brooklyn grand jury in on some of the hottest party lines of big-time New York gambling. From his wire-tap leads and blitz raids, McDonald served up firsthand evidence that New York City cops had been taking a million dollars a year in bribes from one Brooklyn bookie alone.

This week the grand jury demanded overhaul of the city's police force. Acting Mayor Vincent Impellitteri, with a calculating eye on the coming election, quickly obliged, starting with the ouster of ex-Mayor Bill O'Dwyer's police commissioner, William P. O'Brien. Out of thin...

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