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05.14.15 Prachi Gupta

Aleah, 17, has just discovered that she’s pregnant. But she has no good options: Her abusive boyfriend, who runs with a gang, is also cheating on her. Her mom called her a “hoe” and kicked her out. Before Aleah can figure out where to go from there, she’s caught in a shootout in front of […]

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09.16.14 Sophie Weiner

In January, the NYPD took over responsibility for animal cruelty cases from the ASPCA, allowing the latter to focus more on direct care and less on enforcement. This reorgonzation has led to a “record breaking” number of rescues and prosecutions against sadistic assholes. Additionally, the new police unit has been investigating the link between animal […]

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09.09.14 Amy K. Nelson

(Top photo: Donna Ferrato) Back in the early 1980s, Donna Ferrato was photographing New York City nightlife when a couple she befriended at a sex club invited her back to their home. When the husband, Garth, began beating his wife, Lisa, Ferrato was there to capture it all with her camera. Those photographs later became […]

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08.31.12 David Lumb

Forty people have been killed by a lover or spouse this year, down from 66 at the same point last year, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly said during a speech promoting Kathleen O’Reilly, current commanding officer of the Domestic Violence Unit, to deputy chief. The trend relieves last year’s 19% increase from 2010 domestic killings, which […]

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11.17.09 Cajun Boy

Page Six reports today that Anthony Michael Hall, he of the 80’s hit films Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club and the National Lampoon’s Vacation flicks, has been order to stay away from Huffington Post “relationship columnist” and Julia Allison wannabe Diana Falzone after going all Chris Brown on her. This is sort of disturbing. […]

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