FILE -- U.S. tattoo artist Ami James of reality shows "New York Ink" and "Miami Ink" gives a woman a tattoo. (Credit: Ezequiel Becerra/AFP/Getty Images)

Body Artists: Farmingdale Tattoo Parlor Ban Sad, Insulting

The Farmingdale mayor said tattoo parlors just aren’t part of the new downtown master plan.


Laura Aguero is charged with endangering the welfare of a child after allegedly leaving her three children home alone while she got a tattoo and went out drinking. (credit: CBS2)

Brooklyn Mom Who Allegedly Left Kids Home Alone While Getting A Tattoo Appears In Court

Laura Aguero is charged with endangering the welfare of a child, and her husband is charged with criminal mischief.


A "gothic kitty" (Credit: Personal photo via

Cuomo Signs Law Banning Pet Tattoos, Piercings

The new law signed Monday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo takes effect in 120 days.


A "gothic kitty" (Credit: Personal photo via

NY Lawmakers Pass Bill Banning Pet Tattoos, Piercings

The bill came following reports of the sale of so-called “gothic kittens” that had piercings on their necks and back, and of a Brooklyn tattoo artist who tattooed his dog.


Top: Leg. Bottom row from left to right: Torso, hand, arm. (credit: NYPD)

Police Hope Tattoos Will Help Identify Bronx Rooftop Murder Victim

On May 8, police discovered the body of a 20 to 30-year-old white male on the rooftop of a building located at 711 Magenta Street.


A wrist tattoo from a woman whose body was found in Egg Harbor Township, N.J. on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014. (Credit: Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office)

Prosecutors Hope Tattoos Will ID Woman Found Dead In Southern N.J.

The Atlantic County Prosecutor’s office in southern New Jersey was asking the public Tuesday to help identify the remains of a woman found dead in Egg Harbor Township.


Photo Credit:

Proposed ‘Think Before You Ink’ Law Seeks To Prevent Regrettable Tattoos

The days of waking up with a hangover, a fresh tattoo, and a case of buyer’s remorse could be coming to an end for people in Washington D.C.


Aaron Hernandez (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: NFL Teams Consider Using Police Experts To Examine Prospects’ Tattoos

Thanks to an influx of inked-up stars, tattoos are becoming commonplace in the NFL. But teams may want to take a closer look at what exactly is branded on their prospects’ bodies.


Unidentified Woman Tattoo

Woman Found Dead Near JFK Remains Unidentified

Police on Monday were asking for help from the public in identifying a woman who was found dead at an expressway junction near John F. Kennedy International Airport.


Kat Von D

Kat Von D Out To Prove She’s More Than Ink

She launches her book tour for her latest work, Go Big or Go Home: Taking Risks in Life, Love, and Tattooing, in New York on Monday. She’ll be meeting fans and signing copies of the book on Monday at 7 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Union Square.


(File/Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

NYC’s 5 Best Tattoo Parlors

The five shops below are known for creativity, artistic flair, custom-design work and safety; possibly the perfect combination of edgy and mainstream.


New York Giants Tattoo (credit: Mark Goldhaber)

Giants In The Super Bowl Means Tattoos For Some

One Long Island businessman says people have been calling non-stop for New York Giants tattoos.


Tokidoki Barbie

New York City Parents Find Nothing Stylish About New Tattooed ‘Barbie’ Doll

The newest Barbie doll to hit store shelves is sparking controversy. The doll sports several tattoos, and some parents say it’s sending the wrong message to their kids.


Memo from Tony Paige to NFL players: Lose the tattoos! Left (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images), Right (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Paige One: A Few Tips For NFL Players

While NFL players prepare for the lockout long haul, here are some tips that they must follow to survive the upcoming financial hardships.