Despite pockets of crime, critics say the cameras are taking police power too far.
Environmentalists have kicked off a campaign called "Straw Wars" to rid London's Soho district of drinking straws.
Depending on where you live, you might see hockey nuts chucking fish, octopi, beef, or sex toys.
The country is struggling to stem the spread of the drug in its urban slums.
Can cities make it just as easy for citizens to engage in the physical world as the digital one?
Women in Gurgaon refrain from shopping to demand stronger safety regulations.
In Panama City's slums, a gang-prevention program offers boys free boxing lessons.
The KNBC team is recreating the timeline of the 1992 L.A. Riots, and you can follow along.
Also, a girl can't wear the Confederate flag to prom in Tennessee; the British can't even support their own Olympics; Yertle the Turtle is banned in Canada.
Also outlawed around the world: "gay cure" ads in London, discrimination on the basis of sexuality in Indiana, South Carolina yarn bombing.
A kindergartener was arrested after she threw a tantrum in the principal's office.
Cops have vowed to keep a very close eye on the Lubbock Fantasy Maid Service, which provides topless women to dust, mop and mix drinks.
Also, a Florida town outlaws nightclubs and a skating rink that could possibly be used for illicit dancing, and more.
The neighborhood where Trayvon Martin died is the kind of place where people choose to live when they want to be safe – from crime, from outsiders, from economic uncertainty. Of course, it doesn’t always work that way.
Everyone's favorite badge-toting manmachine will absolutely be memorialized in bronze, somewhere in the city.
Also, Tampa is going to ban water pistols (but not real guns) from the 2012 Republican National Convention, and more.
Chicago residents are scratching their heads over this age-old mystery.
@Sheboyganscan posts shocking, head-scratching and zen tweets from the Wisconsin city's police scanner.
Also, Hong Kong bans pregnant "birth tourists" from the mainland; New York City's public schools try to avoid using test words like "dinosaur" and "Christmas"; and Britain bans... something.