Russia’s urban climber “Oleg Cricket” takes a hoverboard where no hoverboard has been before.
The robot performs automatic patrols and can shock people with an electric prod.
A new book uncovers what breaking and entering can reveal about buildings.
The city agreed to the payout in the 2014 death of the 12-year-old boy, but civil lawsuits are a blunt tool to bring about departmental changes.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe takes a historic step, giving the vote back to those previously banned from participation.
A new ordinance punishes manspreaders and luggage-hoarders, though police worry it could penalize the homeless.
A new $1.5 million MacArthur Foundation grant could give New Orleans’ public defenders, and its incarcerated citizens, some relief.
A scathing new report confirms what Chicagoans have known for a while.
A new body of evidence suggests that adding greenery in vacant or gray settings reduces criminal activity nearby.
The guerrilla #SeeRikers campaign aims to correct a New York subway map oversight—and highlight the corrections crisis.
A judge has ruled that the constitutional rights of seven men held in jail for violent crimes have been violated because the state can’t afford defenders.
The costumed centurion impersonators have become a nuisance to tourists outside the Colosseum.
How many racist text threads among cops will it take for officials to recognize systemic problems?
The city and state are unable to fund public or private defense attorneys for New Orleans courts. Meanwhile, citizens sit in jail.
The city’s police department must reform its stop-and-search policies, enroll in anti-bias training, and stop stealing people’s stuff.
If any city ought to be tackling the problem, it’s this one.
An explosion in a public park in Pakistan killed dozens. Many of the victims were children and their parents.
A homeless man was found dead in a jail cell in Manchester, New Hampshire. What killed him? The criminalization of poverty.
It’s important to remember that other places in Africa, Asia, and Europe have also been touched by violent extremism this month.