I had been evacuated in Houston when Hurricane Katrina hit and the levees broke. I watched CNN for days and cried for my city, New Orleans: seeing the dead bodies, watching people wading through the foul waters and hearing the screams...Show More Summary
This Monday, we’re bringing you footage of a very disturbing news report. Within it, you’ll see a real, thieving cat burglar rob an entire neighborhood blind. In the video below, watch a very sneaky cat steal random objects from neighbors. Show More Summary
Men and women in law enforcement risk their lives to keep us safe. Detroit’s 3rd Precinct is near where I live. They maintain a steadfast watch on our New Center neighborhood with routine patrols. In Michigan, just like in other parts of the United States, you may often see another type of law enforcement entity. […]
Image via John Sequeira Neighborhood listservs (and pages on sites like NextDoor) are the modern-day Neighborhood Watch: a place where nervous white homeowners can get together to wring their hands about black people coming into their neighborhood while assuring...
Via HuffPost. Or, watch an MSNBC segment on The Seventy Four, which has been criticized by the HuffPost for being a softball interview (which it was).
One person actually suggested calling 911 on a guy for wearing a hoodie. The photo shows a tiny blonde woman sitting on the sidewalk in front of a newsstand, wearing combat boots and striped blue-and-white socks pulled over her ankles. Show More Summary
VICE News is closely watching policing in America. Check out the Officer Involved blog here. Protests erupted in a St. Louis neighborhood Wednesday after police shot and killed an armed black man while carrying out a search warrant. St. Show More Summary
A Florida gun store is selling copies of a painting of the Confederate flag by George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot and killed a black teenager in 2012. According to the website of Florida Gun Supply, the proceeds...Show More Summary
George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager, is raffling off a painting he made of a Confederate flag to raise money for a Florida gunshop owner who declared his store a Muslim-free zone. Show More Summary
Google’s street view option comes in handy pretty often. You can see what a destination looks like to make sure you don’t miss it; you can check out a neighborhood before moving in. And with this tool, you can actually see an entire video of your map route, based on street view snapshots. Read more...
May 1942. Southington, Connecticut. "A street scene." Medium format negative by Fenno Jacobs for the Office of War Information. View full size.
Aug. 11--In hopes of encouraging reluctant south county commuters to try the new light-rail line to downtown, transit officials say they plan to launch an experimental "Rider Watch" program on the trains, similar to a neighborhood crime watch.
Image via Howard F. / Curbed LA flickr pool The debate over what to do with the the Parker Center, the famous former LAPD headquarters building, (Raze it? Save part or all of it?) is still dragging on and...
Outside Lands took place this past weekend in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park, which happens to be situated next to the neighborhood that I grew up in. The festival was a homecoming of sorts — I watched Wilco, Tame Impala, Elton John, and St. Vincent perform on the field that I used to play soccer […]
Here’s one from Cambodia – villagers in Phnom Penh banded together and confronted a burglar and beat him unconscious and left him laying in a pool of blood despite police orders to not form a neighborhood watch group. I’ll bet that makes him think again about h.is chosen career. In Prattville, Alabama, Bryan J. Vance […]
Investigators in Florida said this week that a Lake County neighborhood watch volunteer had a right to use deadly force after he shot a 16-year-old boy who he claimed was robbing a neighbor’s home. WFTV reported that the man was walking his dog on Tuesday when he “saw someone who...
Watch the interview on Daily Vice Robin Banks is a 20-year-old musician from Toronto’s Driftwood neighborhood around the the North-West Toronto intersection of Jane and Finch, which has been dubbed “Up Top” by the young rapper and his friends. Show More Summary
A Kansas sheriff’s deputy has apologized after being suspended for going off on a profanity-laced tirade and threatening to arrest a man for asking a simple question about a property dispute incident in his neighborhood, reports KSN. Harper County Sheriff’s Deputy Vance Williams said “I...
Florida man returned to jail on Friday to await trial on attempted murder charges in a roadway shooting involving George Zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer acquitted in the 2012 shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin. A judge revoked the bond of Matthew Apperson, 36,...
There's a very strange space rock flying through our solar neighborhood that scientists think could be a rogue, alien comet from a completely different solar system. It's called Comet 69P/Machholz, and it's the most-likely suspect responsible for the annual meteor shower happening this week. Show More Summary