Police used tear gas to disperse a crowd protesting the killing by officers of an 18-year-old black man.
Ten years after Katrina, a complicated culture of “experiments” continues to shape the city.
Mayor de Blasio announced a tentative plan to purge Times Square of its “aggressive” costumed characters.
Muckraker Steve Neavling has uncovered everything from busted rigs to broken hydrants to fragile pipes.
Mayor Mitch Landrieu is on a mission to make his city safer.
Local news reports say at least 19 people are dead and dozens injured.
Providence, Rhode Island, is considering banning smoking throughout its downtown business district. But critics worry it’s a pretext to force homeless people out of public parks and plazas.
On the one-year anniversary of the Michael Brown shooting, officers critically wounded another black man.
A similar program has been credited with reducing gun violence in Wisconsin, but Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby has been accused of effectively killing it.
The crime could have endured as a tale of urban activism rather than one of apathy.
Young women experience the problem early on. Young men should learn about it, too.
It crossed Canada and made it to Europe, but things took a turn in the U.S.
April Martin spent nearly 10 years reporting on the 15 African Americans killed by police between 1995 and 2001 for her new documentary, Cincinnati Goddamn. Then another killing happened.
The public largely sees body cams as a tool for police transparency and accountability, not a Big Brother nightmare. Still, there are many issues to consider as more departments adopt them.
Both prisoners and surrounding communities are affected by this under-studied issue.
The traffic-stop killing of Samuel DuBose shows the pressing need to adopt police body cams—despite some legitimate privacy concerns.
A recent Justice Department complaint reveals the county colluded with two cities and the sheriff’s department to push black, Section 8 families out of certain neighborhoods.
Sandra Bland’s death was preventable on multiple levels. A jail architect explains how design failed her nearly as badly as the police.
The city wants to curb public urination with paint that splashes back urine.