Why location matters for parents who choose to let children explore neighborhoods on their own.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
Among the state's 420-related tactics: A special car that's filled with smoke.
Video footage documents rotten behavior by as many as 11 deputies in San Bernardino County, California.
And that includes in South Carolina.
New research shows the city's experimental Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program, or LEAD, has helped dramatically reduce recidivism among participants.
A new report shows Ferguson is an outlier among U.S. cities with its predatory court fees—but the racial disparities between its police force and the public are not so different.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev already admitted to his role in planning and executing the Boston Marathon bombing. Today's guilty verdict is just a prelude to his sentencing trial.
Police-worn body cameras may be necessary, but we still need citizens who are brave enough to capture video of conflict.
Video footage taken by a bystander played a key role in the arrest of a North Charleston police officer on murder charges Tuesday.
As long as we're piling on Governor Mike Pence, let us not overlook a recent HIV outbreak in his state.
The upcoming film Check It follows three years in the lives of a crew of gay and transgender teens in Washington, D.C.
A new survey of collision reporting practices reveals a ton of room for improvement.
A cop taunts, intimidates, and disrespects an immigrant Uber driver—and is caught and punished because a passenger captured it all on video.
Little is known about how an East Village building exploded and erupted in flames Thursday afternoon.
The city wants to convert car-friendly Biscayne Boulevard into pedestrian-friendly Biscayne Green.
In a city still reeling from the Marathon bombings, questions of what's been lost resonate.
Immersive virtual reality could shake up jurors and judges across the globe.
There's zero indication that the availability of legal weed will somehow be worse for lower income users.
While punitive laws aimed at "protecting" sex workers gain steam, workers themselves frame their experiences more positively.