US Attorney Preet Bharara says Mayor Bill de Blasio is taking too long to reform the notoriously horrific collection of jails.
The rent stayed high, hip-hop stayed strange, the police stayed awful, and a lot of people wanted Taylor Swift to stay away.
What is it about a Santa suit that makes the average New York bro totally lose his shit?
Highlights from the year include: national security excesses, a double standard for the rich and poor, corruption, oligarchy, racially biased policing, and straight-up torture.
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.
It's the opposite of Pandora—it doesn't play what you already like, it plays what you might end up loving.
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.
A couple weeks ago, I spent the night with the Ryders Alley Trencherfed Society (R.A.T.S.), an urban hunting club that kills rats for sport.
New York remains the epicenter of the "Black Lives Matter" movement, but will it amount to anything?
The International Security Conference and Exposition is a rare window into the world of physical surveillance that usually remains hidden in secret command and control centers.
It's fine for conservatives to use Garner's tragic death to decry the "nanny state," but they also shouldn't ignore the racial disparities that run through the US justice system.
This doesn't do much to change the perception that the police have it out for black men in America.
Here's a sampling of how cops in online police forums are responding to the latest non-indictment of a killer officer.
Police don't need to be outfitted and trained in surveillance—they know the power of images, and how powerfully they are networked.
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.
The police in Sunrise, Florida, are notorious for luring criminals into their jurisdiction to nab their assets, and it looks like NYPD cop Phil LeRoy is their latest victim.
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.
Logistically, the DNC in Brooklyn would be an absolute shitshow. But politically, it might be a masterstroke for Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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.
The NYPD did some recon in Missouri last week ahead of its own grand jury decision on police violence, expected any day now.
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.
Gotham now lays claim to Great Depression levels of homelessness, with nearly 60,000 humans sleeping in shelters, on the street, or underground. Can a new mayor change the game?
The second round of protests was a bit less intense and way less destructive than the first.