Safecracking crew’s deadly N.Y. crime spree

Big Ed Kelly and his crew of itinerant yeggmen tiptoed into Rochester as the winter of 1906 was losing its clench on western New York.

They had come to Lake Ontario to execute their favorite felony: blowing safes with nitroglycerin.

The National Chiefs of Police Union denounced Kelly’s boys as…

Life Style – New York Daily News