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Culture

This Body-Mod Model Sold the Rights to His Body Image Around the World Without Realising It

He's been used to advertise everything from movies to nightclubs and hasn't got a penny out of it.
Norma Costello
11.11.15
Stuff

Gangs of Street Drinkers Are Raiding London Hospitals to Get Wasted on Alcoholic Hand Gel

Turns out drinking alcoholic soap can be really bad for you, though?
Joel Golby
9.1.15
Sports

A Gang of Rich, White Surfer Dudes Is Terrorising a California Beach Town

The Lunada Bay Boys have been assaulting outsiders since the 1960s – and local police won't do anything to stop it.
Jacob Harper
8.5.15
News

Is #100Days100Nights Just a Threatening Hashtag or a Full-Blown LA Gang War?

A spate of shootings in South LA since the emergence of the social media slogan – which refers to alleged plans by rival gangs to see who can rack up 100 kills first – has residents on edge.
Seth Ferranti
7.31.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

New Zealand Prisoners Held Organised Fights in Their Cells and Filmed it on Their Phones

Mobile phones and punching people in the head are prohibited at the 120 year old prison, so there's some embarrassment surrounding the release of the videos.
VICE Staff
7.16.15
News

What Happened to the American Mafia?

The FBI says that the mob is still an existential criminal threat in America. We asked some former-Gambino family soldiers and two La Cosa Nostra experts if that's really the case in 2015.
Seth Ferranti
7.13.15
News

Talking to a Chicago Crime Reporter About Covering the City's Murders

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.
Justin Glawe
7.2.15
Photo

Photographing Paris' Dirty Riderz Motorcross Crew

France's underground motocross scene is growing in popularity, but the cops still hate them.
Axel Morin
6.25.15
News

When the Gangbangers Are (Mostly) White Guys

"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.
Dana Goldstein
5.21.15
News

New Zealand Gangs Are Making Peace and Mowing Lawns

Members of the notorious Mongrel Mob and Black Power gangs will soon be working as landscapers in an effort to give them a legal source of income.
Jack Callil
3.11.15
Film

'Check It' Is a New Documentary About an All-Gay American Gang

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.
Allie Conti
3.6.15
News

Why Are So Many Sex Offenders Getting Murdered in California's Prisons?

One inmate says that prison gangs and even guards team up to assault and sometimes kill sex offenders.
Seth Ferranti
2.19.15
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