Also recently banned in cities around the world: yobbos terrorizing a London suburb, "cruel" live-chicken art and the public roasting of whole cows in Phnom Penh.
Scandalous songs like "Sorry I Got You Pregnant" are banned from radio in Jakarta. Also, a British town restricts sidewalk solicitors; Fruita, Colo., drops its "WTF" tourist campaign; a New York city tells frackers to get drilled.
The cramped city-state is only years away from running out of landfill space.
A new study finds that a majority of police agencies don’t track race in immigrant-rich country.
The city's unique policing system is deeply rooted in its history.
The nature of gang-related homicides varies widely depending on where you live.
Students in Le Roy, New York, are beset by an unexplained storm of tics and verbal outbursts.
A man in Daytona Beach, Fla., was recently taken to jail for spitting on the street. This is a good thing
International smugglers have tried to bring cow brains into Egypt four times in the past two weeks
A look back at how far downtown L.A. has come since the turn of the 20th century
Governments are struggling to move into gang-dominated slums in the cities of Latin America
San Francisco considers a plan for cheap public toilets that compost
Lists of the most dangerous cities don't actually tell us anything about those cities
Florida communities move to ban the urban sport
A town where cops callously pepper-spray students is not the city I know and love
A pilot program allows joint use of school playgrounds by communities in park-poor areas
Plans are once again underway to bring Dupont Circle's tunnels back to life—but will the neighborhood get behind it?
A 10-year effort to reclaim vacant lots in Philadelphia yields positive results
Police lock up perpetrator of hundreds, maybe thousands, of flat tires