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.
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.
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.
Working the graveyard shift at a photo studio in Times Square leads to some bizarre happenings.
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.
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.
New York's apocalyptic tempest was a dud, but it doesn't take the end of the world to hurt the animals that call major cities home.
Climate-change deniers will happily seize #Blizzard2015 as proof of a vast liberal conspiracy. But is global warming actually making snowstorms worse?
We asked one weed deliverywoman with six years of experience how the city's pot industry is preparing to deal with Winter Storm Juno.
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.
There's no sex or booze in the New York Bear Den, just plenty of red velvet cake and outgoing gay men.
We talked to Philip Eure, the man charged with reforming the country's largest police force.
Cheng Le got busted by a narc operating on the dark web.
How did I end up behind the wheel of a $140,000 Maserati that had just smashed into a pair of parked cars?
Activists say the NYPD is unleashing its counterterrorism tools on those protesting against police brutality, conflating dissent with the threat of terrorism.
Despite what you may think of me, I offer a service that's discreet, uncomplicated, and a necessary ingredient in a lot of marriages.
Rikers Island just went from being one of the most dysfunctional jails in America to tentatively claiming a spot at the vanguard of the emerging criminal justice reform movement.
The city's new inspector general's analysis of NYPD disciplinary procedures "revealed troubling deficiencies from the top-down that must be rectified."
A police shooting Monday night shows that city cops are still doing their jobs, but arrest numbers remain low.
The New York Civil Liberties Union and the Legal Aid Society are demanding that the Staten Island district attorney release details on how the grand jury decided not to indict NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo for Eric Garner's death.