The department is investigating the incident after the video got more than 600,000 views on YouTube.
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.
When you ask people to come along to the Escort Oscars, everyone says yes.
Initial reports suggest at least a dozen people are injured, three of them critically.
Crime is up in New York City, but there seems to be a decent way of reducing gun violence that requires absolutely zero police involvement.
State Supreme Court Justice William E. Garnett was unpersuaded by arguments that the public has a right to know how the grand jury came to its decision not to indict NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo.
VICE staffer River Donaghey is releasing an album with his band Pocket Hercules next week, so we asked Aaron Carter, of "That's How I Beat Shaq" fame, to give the record a listen. He didn't like it.
New York's ban on the long-bodied animals was recently upheld, and the city's ferret owners are furious and determined to continue to fight for their rights.
Corned beef and cabbage were served on St. Patrick's Day every year I spent in prison, a testament to the racial politics of the prison-industrial complex.
I talked to homeless New Yorkers about taking refuge on the subway, watching out for the cops, and why sleeping on the street was sometimes better than staying in a homeless shelter.
When I read the Justice Department report on the police in Ferguson, I literally shook my head twice to make sure that the authors were describing Missouri cops and not the New York Police Department.
UCB alums Alise Morales and Betsy Kenney mix standup, Fleshlights, and PornHub's #1 MILF in the name of women, sex, and comedy.
Today it was revealed that a number of Wikipedia entries were edited by users inside NYPD headquarters, who had opinions on everything from Derek Jeter to Barry Manilow.
A new "Enhanced Supervision Housing" unit is just one of the measures in a series of reforms New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio hopes will reduce violence at the hellish jail complex.
The cops' incredibly unprofessional behavior violated departmental rules, but apparently not enough for them to be pushed off the force.
According to witnesses, an argument between the 69-year-old retired corrections officer and two men ended horribly when the older man pulled out a handgun.
Even as Manhattan becomes more and more unaffordable, fortune tellers—and their ubiquitous neon signs—have flourished in even the wealthiest neighborhoods. How are they hanging on?
Brooklyn Muslims were arrested last month under suspicion of wanting to join the Islamic State. But what, exactly, did they do to end up behind bars?
After a series of catastrophic failures to regulate Wall Street banks, the New York Fed had many of its powers secretly stripped away by the federal government.
America's majestic drag queen mother has spent her life mentoring her daughters and granddaughters.
Despite some noises late last year about reform at New York's notorious jail, conditions remain brutal, as a series of recent incidents make clear.
The Show Palace offers fully nude entertainment to its 18-and-up clientele from 4 PM to 8 AM every Friday, and I watched the production come together.
Thousands of young New Yorkers, many of whom are gay, bisexual, or trans, are trading sex for shelter.
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.