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Jaywalking

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 | Books
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: Georgia Mom Convicted In Son's Jaywalking Death Will Seek New Trial

AP | By GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 10.04.2011 | Crime

ATLANTA -- A woman convicted of vehicular homicide after her 4-year-old son was struck and killed by a van as they jaywalked across a busy Atlanta-are...

(WATCH) Georgia Mom Weighs New Trial Offer In Son's Jaywalking Death

AP | Posted 09.26.2011 | Crime

MARIETTA, Ga. -- A Georgia woman spared jail time for her vehicular homicide conviction in the death of her 4-year-old son, who was struck by a van as...

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...

WATCH: Mom Convicted After Son Killed In Hit And Run

AP | By GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 09.24.2011 | Crime

MARIETTA, Ga. -- A Georgia woman received a year of probation on Tuesday in the jaywalking death of her 4-year-old son, but the judge also made the un...

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.

White Sox GM Kenny Williams Ticketed For Jaywalking

AP | GREGG BELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SEATTLE (AP)--Chicago White Sox general manager Kenny Williams has been given a ticket for jaywalking by the Seattle Police Department. Williams was ...

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.

Tools

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.