Major cities throughout the U.S. have spent millions on mobile surveillance tools—but there are still few rules about what happens to the information they capture.
Decriminalization gives vendors a measure of safety from a potential crackdown on immigrants. But advocates say there’s still work to be done.
Law enforcement is seeking social media info from least two D.C. protest arrestees.
Watch out, that cyclist you’re cutting off could be a cop.
New research contradicts President Trump’s claim that these areas do "immeasurable harm" to their residents.
President Trump is vowing to “send in the Feds,” but researchers aren’t convinced they understand the rise, or how to stop it.
A lawyer for several protesters arrested in inauguration protests on Friday claims that police appear to be mining information from mobile phones taken after they were detained.
The U.S. Justice Department’s recently released findings of its investigation into the Chicago Police Department shows how one city obstructed its own paths to law enforcement accountability.
The practice wasn’t limited to the South, as this new visualization of racial violence in the Jim Crow era proves.
The controversial campaign of U.S. drone strikes has been intensely focused on small northern Pakistani communities near the Afghan border.
Six states in Europe’s normally passport-free Schengen Area have brought back passport controls. So what’s coming next?
The 24/7 call center, staffed by professional counselors, is meant for riders who’ve experienced groping, fondling, and indecent exposure.
About 70 million Americans have criminal records, and some of them struggle to find jobs decades after their offense. Advocates of expungement say it levels the playing field—and boosts the economy.
The president-elect has pledged to deport millions of undocumented immigrants, but his proposals would require the cooperation of state and local authorities.
A roundup of the best stories on cities and urbanism we’ve come across in the past 365 days.
But officer deaths remain lower than the average annual fatalities over the past decade.
The U.K. capital debates the impact of Brexit—and much more.
Filmmaker Jeremy Meek showcases the human side of D.C.’s controversial dirt-bike scene.