The memorial was closed Friday morning after it was discovered that someone had vandalized the iconic statue in the middle of the night.
Something like trash on the street can rejigger our entire sense of a place.
Yes, homicide-related death rates are higher in urban areas, but you're twice as likely to die in a car crash outside a city.
This is what happens when the money dries up.
Turning neighbors into the "eyes and ears of the police" can actually reinforce fear and violence.
A few social media norms the department should be prepared to address.
Across the country, protesters rage at the acquittal of George Zimmerman.
The neighborhood where Trayvon Martin died is the kind of place where people choose to live when they want to be safe – from crime, from outsiders, from economic uncertainty. Of course, it doesn’t always work that way.
A strange story from Dearborn, Michigan.
Among the alleged fan transgressions: throwing beer bottles and cans at police horses.
He'd made it about a mile away from home before being captured in a residential neighborhood.
At least 41 people were shot and 7 killed.
He had visited the Market Street demolition site several times in the last few months and had declared it safe.
By 2031, one in five people living in America will be older than 65. But virtually none of our cities or suburbs were built with them in mind.
Some extraordinarily depressing police statistics.
A partially demolished building fell onto a Salvation Army thrift store, trapping more than a dozen people inside.
Because it's their fault that married men cheat on their wives, the reasoning goes.
A four-story structure undergoing demolition collapsed onto a thrift store in Center City this morning.
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