A longtime user employed Twitter and Facebook's tracking tools to crowdsource clues that led police to identify suspects in a brutal gaybashing.
Urbanites and suburbanites in the U.S. have a lot more in common than you might have guessed.
This year's list of incidents includes an Italian restaurant, a prosecutor's office, a Target, a Burger King ...
What the rise of the milkshake had to do with Prohibition, Chicago's South Side, and a local pharmacy chain called Walgreens.
Since 1994, New York has seen the biggest drop in crime of any state. It also saw the biggest drop in its prison population.
The number of U.S. prisoners age 50 and over has increased 330 percent since 1994.
The probe will examine the local police department’s use of deadly force and protocols for stops, searches, and arrests.
A new ShotSpotter report reveals troubling data, but authorities hope this tech can be used to find solutions.
If cops can't keep track of their military equipment, should they have it in the first place?
As classes resume, school districts around the country try different approaches toward police on campus.
Whiz on this hotelier's property and risk being broadcast on YouTube.
Whether you have confidence in law enforcement largely depends on where you live and whether you're white or not, according to our State of the City Poll.
At a peaceful protest in memory of Eric Garner and against police brutality, anger and hope rise up.
Missouri looks like it's in the middle of the pack. But we desperately need better data.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we've come across in the last seven days.
The DoD has distributed everything from "extreme cold weather drawers" to San Diego police to grenade launchers to cops in a small Iowa county.
There are six different agencies involved now. What could go wrong?
The question of whether police officers should live in the communities they patrol has a long and contentious history.
The atmosphere in the St. Louis suburb went from peaceful to tense early Wednesday morning.
A new study shows that passport officials are pretty bad at catching fraudulent photo users.