What Mexican Criminals Think About Donald Trump

Several lawbreaking immigrants told VICE that no one takes the GOP candidate's aggressive rhetoric all that seriously.


​Forensic Linguists Use Spelling Mistakes To Help Convict Criminals

We talked to a forensic linguistics professional about how a text message can give away a murderer.


Meet the Man Who Makes Molds of Dead People's Faces

Death masks are the final portrait: a mold of a person's face in the moments after they've died.


Here's a Collection of 19th Century Romanian Tattoos and the Skin they Were Etched On

Dr. Nicolae Minovici's collection of tattoos will be exhibited in Bucharest's Suțu Palace until March. And yes, some of the pieces still have hair on them.


Kesha's Lawyer Claims Pop Producer Dr. Luke Raped Lady Gaga

After Lady Gaga revealed that a producer raped her when she was 19, Kesha's attorney alleged on Twitter that Dr. Luke was the rapist in question.


The Feds Are Trying to Decimate the Aryan Brotherhood of Texas

This week, seven members of the powerful race-based prison gang were sentenced for their roles in its culture of violence.


How the Invasion of Ukraine Is Shaking Up the Global Crime Scene

"What's happening in Ukraine now matters to criminals from Bogotá to Beijing."


Remembering Frestonia, the Squatter State That Declared Independence from the UK

Before it became a byword for gentrification, Notting Hill was home to a bunch of weirdos.


Exclusive Video: Did the NYPD Really Need to Pepper-Spray a Guy Waiting for the Train?

The latest casualty of New York City's controversial policing scheme.


The Visual Encyclopaedia of Russian Jail Tattoos

I spoke to the publisher of a new book about Soviet prison ink.


Talking to British Ex-Cons About Getting On the Straight and Narrow

You can achieve a lot more when you're not beating people up in the street.


The Hows and Whys of Prison Escapes

Famed crime writer Donald E. Westlake on history's most famous jailbreaks.