What We Know About Lawsuits Against the NYPD
Newsweek spoke to legal experts about what new statistics on claims mean.
NYC Homeless Youth's Court Fight
Legal Aid Society's Beth Hofmeister and Kimberly Forte discuss the suit.
Frank Serpico Loses Local Election
Frank Serpico ran for town board of Stuyvesant, New York.
'Historic' Open-Carry March Planned for Ferguson: Organ
The march is not affiliated with the Oath Keepers, who openly carried guns in Ferguson, but is organized by former members.
Whites Only 8 Percent of NYC's Misdemeanor Pot Arrests
National data indicate that blacks and whites indulge in pot at roughly the same rate.
New York City Joins Fight in Voting District Case Evenwel v. Abbott
Cities depend on population-based districting, officials say.
New Yorkers Think the NYPD Is Better Than the Mayor
The mayor kicked off his re-election campaign with the city split on his job performance.
Quentin Tarantino Is So Grounded
The film director faces boycotts for his comments on police brutality.
Funeral Held for Slain New York Police Department Officer Randolph Holder
The New York Police Department housing officer was killed while pursuing a robbery suspect.
NYPD Officer Randolph Holder Remembered at Wake
Randolph Holder was killed while pursuing a robbery suspect in East Harlem.
Indian Country Jail Population Shows Big Growth
Some three-quarters of inmates are male.
U.S. Prisoners in Restricted Housing
New data show that almost 20 percent are put in some form of restrictive housing within a year.
Lawsuit: Hoodie Lands Young, African-American Man in Jail
The stock clerk claims his time card shows he was still at work when the crime was committed.
The American Pet Dream
A recent trade show offers insight into the pet industry.
New York City Homeless Shelter Costs Near $1 Billion
A new report shows a 62 percent increase since 2007.
Petition Follows Alleged NYPD Taser Death
A lawyer attempts to gain possession of a video of the alleged incident.
Customs and Border Protection Use of Force
CBP released new data Tuesday morning.
NYPD Taser Death Scrunity
A recently filed federal lawsuit claims a cover-up in case of Mario Ocasio.
Anatomy of a Blood Rave
A party in New York City on Friday re-created the famous dance scene in a 1998 vampire film.
NYC Museum to Open Women's History Center
Opening in 2017, the center will focus on the role of women in shaping New York and U.S. history.
Cop Wants to Fix Police-LGBT Relations
Brian Sharp, a veteran police officer, conducts LGBT training for departments nationwide.
San Antonio's Food Truck Fight
A new lawsuit challenges food truck regulations in San Antonio.
NYPD Member Repeatedly Used Racial Slur: Lawsuit
The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in federal court.
Famous NYPD 'Lamplighter' Frank Serpico Gets Political
He talks about his bid for a seat on the Stuyvesant town board, the James Blake controversy.
NYC St. Patrick's Day Parade Invites Second-Ever LGBT Group
The 2015 featured the first-ever LGBT group.
Young, LGBT and Homeless in Age of Broken Windows
A new Urban Institute report analyzes the experience of youth who have engaged in survival sex.
This Is What $30 Million in Heroin Looks Like
That's 46 kilograms of heroin, or 101 pounds.
Entrepreneurs Turn to the Pope's Visit to Make a Buck
Vendors sold T-shirts, pins and bracelets to the assembled crowd.
Faithful Gather for a Glimpse of the Pope
Spectators opine on the Pontiff's visit.
How Many Prisoners Reoffend After Release?
A new Bureau of Justice Statistics study examines recidivism.