A new report details how the city reduced its local inmate population by 67 percent since Hurricane Katrina struck.
A white man opened fire Wednesday evening inside the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, killing nine.
Pundits are fanning fears of new “crime waves” across cities. Criminologists aren’t buying it.
With departments facing scrutiny across the nation, police unions are lashing out at the cities they serve.
There’s a racial history behind these types of laws that connect with disparities in enforcement overall.
The city hopes to engage young people in its downtown parks and museum plazas by installing skateable sculptures.
It’s the first time the consumer-protection agency has waded into the murky waters of crowdfunding.
How the term got hijacked, politically loaded, and calcified into America’s racial consciousness.
Officials in Argentina, and beyond, are finally taking catcalls more seriously.
A recent study of kids in the city finds links between exposure and failure on standardized tests. How is this still happening?
A new study finds that one in 10 drivers do it.
The tragic story of Kalief Browder is instructive, and we should take away some important lessons about incarcerating teens.
The history of the American swimming pool is a story of racial exclusion.
As activists blame cops, police blame prosecutors, and the commissioner blames drugs, citizens are left to deal with the consequences.
Two newspapers succeed where the federal government has failed, and new legislation seems unlikely to solve the problem.
The intervention has been effective in Chicago schools and detention centers.
A city program in Richmond, California, gives its most violent offenders a stipend to keep their noses clean. Could it work in Baltimore?
A British woman just learned the hard way: Your neighbors don’t share your happiness.
A new ACLU report shows that arrests for low-level offenses in the city skew heavily toward blacks. Including arrests that don’t “fit any crime.”