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.
The number of U.S. prisoners age 50 and over has increased 330 percent since 1994.
The probe will examine the local police department’s use of deadly force and protocols for stops, searches, and arrests.
A new ShotSpotter report reveals troubling data, but authorities hope this tech can be used to find solutions.
If cops can't keep track of their military equipment, should they have it in the first place?
As classes resume, school districts around the country try different approaches toward police on campus.
Whiz on this hotelier's property and risk being broadcast on YouTube.
Whether you have confidence in law enforcement largely depends on where you live and whether you're white or not, according to our State of the City Poll.