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Bourbon Street Strippers Are Fighting Intrusive Regulations

Interviews with the New Orleans sex workers who came out in force to protest a rash of recent strip club shutdowns.
Brooke Sauvage
Avery L. White
2.9.18
thump news

Police Reportedly Found "Several Million Euros" in Cash Upon Searching Ibiza Clubs Pacha and Ushuaïa

The raids occurred amid a nationwide investigation into fraud in the nightlife industry.
Krystal Rodriguez
9.16.16
thump news

Ibiza Clubs Pacha and Ushuaïa Beach Hotel Raided by Police

They are the latest to be hit as part of Spain's ongoing probe into nightlife finances.
Ezra Marcus
9.15.16
VICE Canada Reports

Watch: Does the Gang Involved in the Rob Ford Crack Scandal Actually Exist?

VICE looks into Toronto's Dixon City Bloods to find out if the group is a media fabrication, a violent menace, or something in-between.
VICE Staff
5.25.16
News

The Owners of Toronto’s First Recreational Pot Shop Were Arrested During a Police Raid

The owners of Goodweeds Lounge have been charged with multiple trafficking and possession-related offenses following a police raid that took place Thursday evening.
Manisha Krishnan
1.22.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Feds Just Raided Another Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Clubhouse in Indiana

A neighbor claimed around 30 agents "tore [the house] up."
Scott Masters Pierce
9.16.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Some Cops in California Are Claiming a Video of Them Eating Edibles During a Marijuana Raid Violates Their Privacy

Surveillance video footage also shows the officers joking about kicking the dispensary manager, an amputee, "in her fucking nub."
Arielle Pardes
8.4.15
The Blobby Boys & Friends

All Blobs Go to Heaven

Where do mutant green delinquent punks go when they die?
Jordan Speer
7.29.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Jared from Subway Was Raided by the Police, Allegedly in a Child Porn Investigation

In April, the executive director of the non-profit Jared Foundation, Russell Taylor, was arrested after authorities found more than 500 child porn videos in his house. Investigators wouldn't say if today's raid on Fogle's home had anything to do with...
River Donaghey
7.7.15
NSFW

Meet the Smut Specialist Who Will Buy Up Your Dead Grandad's Porn Collection

Dave started WeBuyAnyPorn to help him stock his vintage porn shop, Rambooks, in North London.
Jack Cummings
4.27.15
News

I Marched Through London Last Night in Support of Britain's Sex Workers

It's been a year since one of the most cynical crackdowns on prostitution the UK has ever seen, and that is still weighing on the minds of activists.
Frankie Mullin
12.18.14
News

Detroit's New Policing Strategy Is Stop-And-Frisk on a Massive Scale

The Detroit Police Department has come a long way since the days when its cops were the deadliest in America. But the DPD's "broken windows" tactics are just excessive force in another form.
Allie Gross
9.18.14
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