by Alan Pyke Posted on January 26, 2015 Updated: January 26, 2015
New York City officials are bracing for a snowstorm of historic proportions, but even before it hits the city's infrastructure is in dire shape.
by Carimah Townes Posted on January 20, 2015
Since criminal justice reform eliminated New York City's mandatory minimum drug sentencing laws in 2009, there has been a significant drop in racial disparities in drug sentencing, in addition to a lower rate of recidivism across the five boroughs.
by Kira Lerner & Igor Volsky Posted on January 2, 2015 Updated: January 2, 2015
Tickets and summonses for minor offenses have plummeted by 94 percent and overall arrests have fallen 66 percent since the work stoppage began.
by Igor Volsky Posted on December 22, 2014 Updated: December 22, 2014
"We have to wonder about was there anything going on in the national discussion that led to the deaths of those two officers," he concluded.
by Judd Legum Posted on December 20, 2014 Updated: December 20, 2014
"Blood on their hands"
by Igor Volsky Posted on December 20, 2014 Updated: December 21, 2014
Fighting back tears, New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio described the murders as "an assassination" that were carried out in "execution style."
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 16, 2014
If climate change continues, cities like New York and Philadelphia are "most likely to see big increases in their power outage risk," according to a new study.
by Sam P.K. Collins & Esther Yu-Hsi Lee Posted on December 14, 2014 Updated: December 15, 2014
"This stuff hasn’t stopped since slavery. Police need to stop harassing us and coming at us with so much anger and hostility."
by Jessica Goldstein Posted on December 3, 2014 Updated: December 4, 2014
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on November 18, 2014
New York's plan to spread free WiFi could be a first step to making internet access a basic right.