As NYC makes serious changes to reduce pedestrian traffic deaths, some New Yorkers resist out of romance for the city's chaotic streets.
One nonprofit sees neighborhood insiders as the best "violence interrupters."
Fourteen prisoners have died from heat-related causes since 2007. Is anything being done about it?
If you choose to live above a noisy bar but hate noise, is cutting its cable feed to tone things down OK?
Whose streets? Our streets. But more than rush hour is disrupted when people take to the highways.
Thieves can quickly pop open the lock with a car jack or pipe, but there are ways to protect yourself.
As long as National Park Service budgets shrink, vandalism is going to be a feature of our favorite natural spaces.
More cities are trying to stop residents and food pantries from helping people secure a hot meal.
A revised city ordinance claims to protect tenants from "nuisance" and crime. But it opens a suspiciously short and strategic path to evicting sex workers with little evidence, notice, or recourse.
A new report details who trafficked workers are—and which industries exploit them.
An officer fired 17 shots at Vonderrit Myers Jr., and protests carried into the early hours of this morning.
More than 75 percent of Brazilians over the age of 10 now have mobile phones, which means someone's always watching.
Kansas City, Missouri, is the latest city to pass legislation prohibiting drivers from "intimidating or injuring" walkers and bikers.
The popular jogging group Runners Venezuela wants to reclaim the streets after dark.
Urbanites and suburbanites in the U.S. have a lot more in common than you might have guessed.
A longtime user employed Twitter and Facebook's tracking tools to crowdsource clues that led police to identify suspects in a brutal gaybashing.
This year's list of incidents includes an Italian restaurant, a prosecutor's office, a Target, a Burger King ...
What the rise of the milkshake had to do with Prohibition, Chicago's South Side, and a local pharmacy chain called Walgreens.
Since 1994, New York has seen the biggest drop in crime of any state. It also saw the biggest drop in its prison population.