The cops were shot in their patrol car around 3 PM—subsequently succumbing to the injuries—while the gunman allegedly shot himself to death soon after.
US Attorney Preet Bharara says Mayor Bill de Blasio is taking too long to reform the notoriously horrific collection of jails.
Every December, hundreds of fuccbois and basics longing for a shameless seasonal kegger descend onto the streets of New York City dressed like Kris Kringle. This year, the event unfortunately landed on the same morning as the Millions March.
Here's a collection of portraits Walter made over the last few months. Looks like he's having fun.
Starting today we'll be releasing footage from each of the sets, beginning with Pussy Riot's cover of Le Tigre's "Deceptacon" and Jarvis Cocker's rousing rendition of "The Power of Love."
The die-in is the signature move of protesters since the cop who put Eric Garner in a choke hold wasn't indicted last week, and the ones who know all about life and death are getting in on the action.
These are photographs of people looking at the building formerly known as the Freedom Tower, now called One World Trade Center.
When we saw a sign at a Nick Jonas concert advertising a Carter appearance at the Gramercy Theatre, we knew we had to send one of our favorite photographers to hang out with our boy AC backstage.
Hundreds were arrested but the protests remained mostly peaceful even as the tone veered from "Hands up, don't shoot!" to "Hands up, shoot back!" by night's end.
People flooded the streets in response to the Staten Island grand jury's decision not to indict the cop who placed Garner in the choke hold the led to his death last July.
Little more than a week after a grand jury declined to indict Darren Wilson, another controversial white cop involved in a violent death got off.
When faced with park crime, the city not only neglects to report it to the public but often takes inefficient measures to curb it.
VICE is celebrating its 20th anniversary this week by throwing a massive party in NYC. We're a little sick of talking to one another, so we want some of you to come hang, too. Here's how to win a ticket.
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Another day, another disaster for everybody's favorite police force.
In the wake of the terrifyingly random death of a man pushed in front of a train, some are wondering if more could be done to prevent transit-related fatalities in New York City.
We talked to the documentarian behind STOP, a film about the national embarrassment that is the NYPD's routine hassling of young black and Hispanic men.
Watch archival footage from the infamous punk public access show as its orchestra goes back to the Middle Ages.
With fliers, menus, and business cards serving as their advertising arsenal, these street workers—mostly immigrant men—struggle to survive in America's largest city.
Here's another episode from the archives of the infamous punk public access program that showcased the downtown New York art and music scenes in the late 70s and early 80s.
In this episode, Blondie swings by the TV Party stage.
In this episode of the classic public access cable show, we meet the TV Party Orchestra in living color.
To celebrate LGBT lives, we're creating a new photo column called "Being Gay Is Beautiful in..." about how great it is to be queer in cities around the globe.
In the inaugural episode of TV Party, filmed on December 18, 1978, artist Robert Delford Brown stops by to talk about his art religion.