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Officers Tackle Black Teen For Walking In The Street

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.17.2015 | Black Voices

A video appears to show a Stockton, California, police officer striking a black teenager in the face with a baton before four officers wrestle the tee...

LAPD vs. Pedestrian(s)

Stacie Corliss | Posted 06.05.2016 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

7:07am. I have eight minutes to traverse the final five blocks to Cycle House for my morning dose of endorphins. Speedwalking like a gumptious grandma, I hit San Vicente & Melrose in less than sixty seconds.

How to Reduce Pedestrian Fatalities In NYC

Harris Silver | Posted 04.02.2014 | New York
Harris Silver

A number of high-profile pedestrian deaths has put pedestrian safety on the public's radar and on our new mayor's agenda.

The Art of Losing

Khanh Ho | Posted 04.16.2013 | Home
Khanh Ho

Perhaps I was destined to grow into an expert -- an expert of loss. Perhaps that is why I even managed to lose, at such a tender age, something that another human being found unforgettable, so much so, that she kept it to her breast.

How to Cross the Street -- A Beginner's Guide

Lesley Ryder | Posted 10.26.2011 | New York
Lesley Ryder

Welcome to NYC! Whether you're a tourist in town for a few days or a fresh-faced aspiring yuppie in for the long haul, there are a few tips and tricks to learn that will make your stay more enjoyable.

WATCH: Ga. Mom Could Get 3 Years For Son's Traffic Death

Marietta, GA Patch | Michael Jacobs | Posted 09.25.2011 | Crime

The Marietta mother convicted of vehicular homicide in her 4-year-old son’s jaywalking death says she isn’t focusing on the possibility that she w...

Grieving Mother Faces 36 Months In Jail For Jaywalking After Son Is Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver

Radley Balko | Posted 09.20.2011 | Crime
Radley Balko

We need to start holding prosecutors accountable for bringing unjust charges like those just brought against an Atlanta mother -- even if they may technically be legally permissible.

WATCH: NYC Intersection Filled WIth Reckless Commuters

Posted 08.08.2011 | New York

Bike wars, road rage, jaywalking--it's no secret New Yorkers are aggressive and often reckless commuters. But we had no idea just how hazardous we wer...

'Opa!' It's All Greek to Me!

Alex Pattakos | Posted 07.26.2011 | World
Alex Pattakos

We recently conducted some impromptu "jaywalking" interviews -- similar to those that you've probably seen on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno -- to find out more about what people know about all things Greek.

Joe Wright's The Soloist Exploits the Skid Row Community

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Linda Milazzo

Instead of telling the tales of the homeless, the film portrayed them as a Fellini-esque monolith -- a tainted Gomorrah teeming with decadence and dereliction.


Norman Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Horowitz

Society does not work when it takes for granted the system's corruptibility. Make laws to protect society and expect them to be enforced.

Beating the Jaywalking Rap

Nicholas Stephanopoulos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nicholas Stephanopoulos

While gunshots ring out and drug deals are executed just blocks away, DC's police officers spend entire days nabbing pedestrians who cross streets a little too soon or a little too late.