When cops misbehave, why does it stay secret? We hear from a reporter threatened with prosecution and interview a U.S. police association leader.
In 1936, a black man was killed by an Atlanta policeman who became a KKK leader. We explore why the city doesn’t recognize the case as a lynching.
How a baggie of crack cocaine packed with fear, distortion and misconceptions and one presidential address in the 1980s helped shape the war on drugs.
Investigators dig up an unidentified murder victim, decades after she was buried, in an attempt to give her back her name.
An accused man faces an impossible choice in New Orleans. Plus, a new district attorney in Philadelphia sets out to undo the work of those who came be
Seven states won’t give victim aid to people with criminal histories. The policies fall hardest on black families.
Key numbers show how policy changes have touched people of all ages, some just arriving, others who have lived in the U.S. for most of their lives.
Stewart Detention Center, where two immigrants died, had no psychiatrist and dangerously low staffing levels, internal records show.
Facts and circumstances never disclosed until now tell a complicated story about the agency’s role in a collision that killed three corps members.
City officials said they were worried that guns sold to the public would end up in the hands of criminals.