Thousands of young New Yorkers, many of whom are gay, bisexual, or trans, are trading sex for shelter.
New York is showing new inmates videos with tips from prisoners on how to avoid rape. Here's how advocates and experts focused on the prison-industrial complex are reacting.
The late actor's character from the 1980s movie Road House is reportedly being used to teach New York City cops how to play nice.
"We literally crack up writing it."
Rappers have been in games forever—well, since Wu-Tang Forever. But now Yeezy's making one. And that's a good thing.
New York's red-blue identity crisis has reached a boiling point, as Southern Tier towns threaten to revolt over Governor Cuomo's liberal policies.
New York City cops are lumping dance crews together with actual street gangs, and experts say this assumption is dangerously misguided.
I hired a male counterpart to see what the other side of the transaction looks like.
A New York City shaman advises makeup, crystals, and showing your vagina to the full moon.
'Pretty Filthy' looks at porn as a business first and a fuck fest second, with lots of humor in between.
Chloe Caldwell recalls her last days with slam poetry legend Maggie Estep, who passed away at age 50 one year ago today.
Peter Liang is just the fourth New York City cop to be indicted for killing someone since 1999.
The welcome streak comes after weeks of tension between the NYPD and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
Police in the New York City suburb of New Rochelle are disputing the narrative of a viral video purportedly showing an officer losing his cool.
The rapper's homophobic Twitter rant about me revealed how little she knows about gender and sexuality in 21st century America.
Artist-activist Jennifer Miller has been creating social justice–themed circus performances in New York City parks for decades, but her most recent one could be her last.
Leslie Stein makes diary comics about her real life. Here's what she's been feeling lately.
The 32-year-old Egyptian artist's first New York solo show takes on police brutality and the crimes committed by the American government.
Last year a YouTube video of Andrew Kalleen getting hassled and arrested by NYPD cops got shared all over the internet, and now the busker has decided to fight City Hall.
He said his eviction "is about me paying low rent. But also because I'm the only negro in the building."
Staff huddled in a parking lot after the shooting, which was apparently an act of vengeance by a disgruntled employee.
As New York state considers releasing sex offenders previously held in civil commitment, forensic psychiatrist Dr. Michael Welner's research on the Depravity Standard asks the public to consider how to judge the worst crimes people can commit.
On Thursday, Sheldon Silver, who has been state assembly speaker for two decades, turned himself in to the FBI. He's charged with wire fraud, mail fraud, conspiracy, and extortion.
We talked to Philip Eure, the man charged with reforming the country's largest police force.