Also this week: A woman stabbed her hair stylist because she wouldn't give her a refund.
"I was punched and elbowed in the face and hit with a club, instantly dropped to the ground, and had four officers pushing on my arms with their knees," said Pete Voelker.
Activists marched all over Manhattan last night despite a police crackdown that led to 120 arrests.
DVS has been a staple of New York's underground rap scene for years, and his new album is a reminder that this city still has a nuanced personality if you look in the right places.
Now Janine Howard is suing the New York Department of Corrections. "I feel victimized," she said. "I feel like my safety and security can just be taken from me at anytime."
The big takeaway from the 25th Annual ASIS NYC Security Conference and Expo was that catastrophe could strike at any moment, and the only way to stop it was through beefed-up and intrusive security initiatives.
We talked to designers Alex Fine and Janet Lieberman about the "first hands-free, strap-free, non-intrusive" vibrator and what it means for female sexual pleasure.
The 23-year-old and his family have been harassed and arrested by NYPD officers—treatment they say is retaliation for Orta's documentation of their misconduct.
"The weirdest thing about the water here is that you can feel the greasiness on your gloves. And you can't see your own gloves in the water because there is so much goop. "
Police reformers aren't exactly thrilled about the idea after a year defined by brutality and protests.
Making the gears of the criminal justice system faster should reduce the number of kids stuck in jail for insane periods of time, but reformers say it dodges law enforcement's larger problems.
The more we learn about these fake cell phone towers that no one wants to talk about, the scarier it gets.
A serial seductress has been indicted on felony charges after allegedly marrying ten different men over the course of 11 years.
Cooper Union started charging tuition two years ago amid allegations of financial mismanagement, and now the school is having to defend its actions in court.
Satanic artist JJ Brine has decided to shut down his art gallery, one of the last few interesting spaces in the Lower East Side's sea of Chipotles and ATM machines.
Depending on who you ask, Shawanna Vaughn has become either a whistleblower or a snitch after raising the alarm about a celebrated violence reduction program.
That sort of brutal violence is just "part of doing time," one former federal prisoner says.
One of the roommates apparently had Osama bin Laden as her phone's background photo.
Despite many Cambodian New Yorkers' connection to the tragedy, the diaspora here isn't too focused on the proceedings in their home country.
The department is investigating the incident after the video got more than 600,000 views on YouTube.
A major giveaway for rich boat owners is the latest sign that the state is just a playground for the One Percent.
Things change around you. The new wave replaces the older wave, and it turns out the older wave is you. But if you've been around, surely you know there are more things to be sad about.
The real estate scion is best known as the star of HBO's The Jinx, but he was a minor celebrity in a New Jersey prison a decade ago while serving time for a gun charge.
The artist had previously been evicted from his home in Midwood, Brooklyn for exploding his microwave.