After 47 years as little more than a local ghost story, Kentucky State Police announced that an unidentified murdered woman discovered near Harlan is Sonja Kaye Blair-Adams.
A deep dive from ProPublica reporters who wanted to vet whether an algorithm could really determine the likelihood that someone would commit a crime in the future has produced some worrisome findings.
Nearly half a century after the saga of “Mountain Jane Doe” began, authorities in a small Kentucky mining town say they are one step closer to identif
Police in Los Angeles recently revealed that a publicly accessible government database helped identify a woman who was brutally killed in 1969.
A rape and a shooting that recently made the rounds on social media are the unintended consequences of major pushes into real-time video by sites and apps such as Periscope, Meerkat, Facebook Live, Twitch and, soon, YouTube Connect.
The stories uncovered opiates being handed out “like candy” to veterans, the nation’s failure to connect the missing and unidentified dead, dangerous conditions for oil field workers in North Dakota, and a culture of secrecy and alleged sex abuse in the Jehovah’s Witnesses organization.
A man in Texas recently uncovered an online breach of millions of bits of personal information for registered U.S. voters. The data appeared to stem from evangelical Christian activists’ political outreach efforts. But who had leaked it or hacked it – and why?
Arizona officials want Congress to shell out taxpayer money to bankroll a so-called border strike force just weeks after quietly abandoning plans to use private money for the construction of a U.S.-Mexico border fence.
American law enforcement officials argue the Paris attacks show need for “backdoors” that enable government surveillance in computing devices and software despite a drop in requests for wiretaps on encrypted communications.
Google outperformed several other tech giants in Silicon Valley on digital freedom of expression and Internet privacy, including competitors Twitter and Facebook, according to a newly released index of corporate responsibility from the research consortium Ranking Digital Rights.