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.
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