An advocacy group has collected 117 anecdotes about the NYPD's enforcement of low-level criminal offenses. The tales come in varying flavors of injustice, inconvenience and inefficiency.
From Ferguson to Freddie Gray, the past year's headlines have driven unprecedented attention to the question of how the media covers—or fails to cover—race. The latest episode of Brooklyn Independent Media's Straight Up! explores the topic.
A multimedia look at the past, present and future of waste in New York City.
The civilian headcount at the Fire Department has more than tripled in the past two decades, while staffing at the Commission on Human Rights has been more than halved. How do the changes in city personnel reflect New York's shifting priorities?