New York's Mayor and Governor Are Having a Slapfight While New Yorkers Die at ‘Horrific’ Rates
The mayor says public schools will remain closed for the rest of the semester, but the governor says otherwise.
A String of Potential Hate Crimes Against Jews in New York Were Reported Over Hanukkah
In response, the city is upping its police presence at synagogues and across certain Brooklyn neighborhoods.
New York City Sued Airbnb Operators For Allegedly Posing As Fake Hosts
A $20.7 million lawsuit implicates a ring of real estate agents and companies posting multiple listings on sites like Airbnb, HomeAway and VRBO.
New York City Passes Bill to Study Biases in Algorithms Used by the City
The bill is believed to be the first in the country to push for open sourcing of the algorithms used by courts, police, and city agencies.
Five Years After the NYPD Killed Ramarley Graham, His Mom Waits for Justice
The trial and internal police review process have dragged on for years, and the officers involved in the killing of the unarmed teen still haven't been fired.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio Defends 'Colored People Time' Joke He Made With Hillary Clinton
Facing backlash over a racially charged joke he made this weekend at an event with Clinton, the mayor said critics are "missing the point."
New York Just Committed $2.6 Billion to Housing the Homeless
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to build 15,000 new housing units for the homeless over the next 15 years, but it won't help families living in shelters.
On The Line: Avi Asher-Schapiro On Cop Watch
VICE News journalist Avi Asher-Schapiro joined On The Line to discuss his new piece on the people who police, the police, Cop Watch.
Walking the Beat With Copwatch, the People Who Police the Police
With public confidence in US law enforcement at a 22-year low, people all over the country are teaming up to patrol their streets and train cameras on police to make sure they obey the law too.
The NYPD Will Now Give 'Receipts' To the People They Stop and Frisk
The move is coming under fire from police reform advocates, who say it doesn't go far enough, and from the New York police union, which called it a “new burden” on officers
New York Cops Are Now Shaming Homeless People On Social Media
Some critics say the campaign to post photos of homeless people is "victim-blaming," but police experts say it merely moves the existing debate over homeless policy into the realm of social media.