In early June, Michael Lansu was laid off from the Chicago Sun-Times after almost two years keeping tabs on the Windy City's notorious gun violence.
France's underground motocross scene is growing in popularity, but the cops still hate them.
We spoke with Beatrice Codianni, a former inmate turned criminal justice advocate, about the realities of motherhood in prison, the show, and what Piper Kerman was like in jail.
We spoke to the director of Rubble Kings about the bad old days in the Bronx, how NYC gangs reached an historic truce, and whether his film will resonate with city kids today.
Drugs, guns, bombs, fights—it seems like the Simon City Royals are into all kinds of mischief in Mississippi.
After 21 years in federal prison, I found myself back inside a cell—this time, for fun.
The intense law-enforcement focus on the Florida criminal organization has resulted in dozens of its members being locked up—and now it's the largest gang in the state prison system.
In some of the drought-stricken region's minority communities, young people suffer from hopelessness that drives them to join criminal organizations run by men living in prisons hundreds of miles away.
"If these biker gangs were non-white, we'd have a national freakout," an expert on gangs and guns told us of the Waco, Texas shootout.
We spoke with General T.A.C.O. (which stands for "Taking All Capitalists Out") about Freddie Gray, gang truces, and the Black Lives Matter movement.
The 90s hip-hop scion's lawyer claims he was temporarily blind when he ran over two men in a parking lot, and the surviving victim says he can't remember what happened.
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.
Fake antimalarial pills sold on the black market have helped create a drug resistant malaria strain. We look at who's selling them and the problems they're causing.
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.
The cops may not be at war with Portland gangs, but there is some kind of war going on.
Members of the notorious Mongrel Mob and Black Power gangs will soon be worker as landscapers in an effort to give them a legal source of income.
The film tells the story of how bullied DC teens banded together to provide safety in numbers and let people know that if you jumped a gay kid in DC, you'd likely get jumped back in retaliation.
New York City cops are lumping dance crews together with actual street gangs, and experts say this assumption is dangerously misguided.
One inmate says that prison gangs and even guards team up to assault and sometimes kill sex offenders.
There's gang violence on the same street corners where gentrifiers are paying thousands of dollars in rent.
Before Christmas, a spate of articles claimed that a "super gang" was being formed by members of Birmingham's two warring factions. I headed up there to have a look for myself.
Until the planet explodes, melts, or drowns, humans will want to get high.
The rules for prison gangs are clear, and "no snitching" is at the top of the list. So why did Lil' Wood turn on his former brothers?
VICE Germany's documentary about the Black Flock Motorcycle Gang, a biker club made up of former fascists.